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Deion Sanders Responds To Claims That He Limited Emory Jones On Purpose Because He Picked Florida Over FSU

Florida State's mascot running on the field.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 10: Florida State Seminoles mascot Chief Osceola performs during a game against the Miami Hurricanes at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Deion Sanders took to Twitter to deny claims he limited Emory Jones on purpose.

Four-star quarterback Emory Jones, who was originally committed to Ohio State, decided on National Signing Day that he'd choose Florida over OSU and a number of other high-profile programs - including rival Florida State. Some are wondering if that factored into how much he played during the Under Armour All-American Game on Thursday night.

Jones was on Team Highlight, which was coached by former Florida State star Deion Sanders. Jones played the least of the quarterbacks on the roster, attempting only three passes during the contest. After the game, he told reporters he was upset with his lack of playing time. Afterwards, he took to Twitter to simply tweet "lol."

Another player on the roster, Jacob Copeland, insinuated that Sanders is "fake" on Twitter. Sanders appears to have seen all this, because he tweeted a response late Thursday night, denying that he played Jones less because he picked the Gators over his Seminoles. He said that he doesn't even know who most of the players are going into the contest.

The other team, Team Spotlight, was coached by former NFL head coach Steve Mariucci.

Jones, who stands at 6-foot-3, 195 pounds, is a four-star recruit who had offers from 22 schools - Florida, Alabama, Ohio State, Auburn, Clemson, Colorado State, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Miami, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Missouri, NC State, North Carolina, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and West Virginia. He signed his Letter of Intent to play for the Gators back on December 20.