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College Head Coach Steps Down To Join Deion Sanders' Staff

Deion Sanders talks to the media.

BOULDER, CO - DECEMBER 4: Deion Sanders, CUs new head football coach, talks to a packed audience in the Arrow Touchdown Club during a press conference on December 4, 2022 in Boulder, Colorado. CU held an introductory press conference to announce the hiring of Deion Coach Prime Sanders as the schools new head football coach. Chancellor Phil DiStefano and athletic director Rick George accompanied Sanders into a packed room in the Arrow Touchdown Club inside the Dal Ward Athletic Center. Sanders becomes the 28th head coach in Buffalo football history. Sanders, who known as Prime Time during his Hall of Fame playing career has since transitioned into Coach Prime as a head football coach. Sanders, 55, joins the CU program from Jackson State University where in three seasons the Tigers compiled a 27-5 record and won back-to-back Southwestern Athletic Conference championships. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

It appears college football coaches are eager to join Deion Sanders' staff at Colorado. 

Mississippi Valley State announced on Thursday that head coach Vincent Dancy has resigned. He's leaving the program behind so he can make an impact on Colorado's staff.

Jerryl Briggs, the president of Mississippi Valley State, released a statement on Dancy's decision. 

"We are thankful to Coach Dancy for his service to MVSU," Briggs said. "He has served Valley in various capacities, a coach, a leader of young men, and a mentor to countless individuals throughout his time. He will always be a part of the Valley family and we wish him well in his future endeavors."

Dancy has been Mississippi Valley State's head coach since 2018. His role at Colorado is unclear at this time. 

The expectation in Boulder is that Dancy will help out Colorado's defense. Prior to becoming a head coach, he was a defensive coordinator for Paine College and Mississippi Valley State.  

This opportunity could lead to bigger and better opportunities for Dancy.