Deion Sanders — a member of each the Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame — has emerged as a candidate for the Florida State head coaching job, NFL Network reports.
On Sunday, FSU fired Willie Taggart halfway via his 2nd season as head trainer, opening up a role at what has traditionally been certainly one of school soccer’s maximum a success techniques.
Sanders’ candidacy is a marvel in that the previous Seminoles defensive again has no school or NFL training enjoy. Alternatively, Sanders does have enjoy training highschool athletes, maximum significantly on the Underneath Armour All-The us Sport.
At Florida State, Sanders used to be a standout cornerback for the Seminoles, incomes consensus All-American honors in 1987 and 1988, and profitable the Jim Thorpe Award (awarded to university soccer’s most sensible defensive again) in 1988. He used to be additionally an outfielder for FSU’s baseball group.
Professionally, Sanders used to be a two-sport celebrity, spending 14 seasons within the NFL and 9 years in Main League Baseball. He used to be a six-time first-team all-pro and a two-time Tremendous Bowl champion. Sanders recently works as an analyst for NFL Community.
In USA TODAY Sports activities’ contemporary countdown of the 100 largest avid gamers in NFL historical past, Sanders used to be ranked at No. 16.