Nick Saban Praises Deion Sanders After NIL Beef, Great Coach, Great Person!

Here’s further proof Nick Saban no longer has beef with Deion Sanders — the Alabama legend has nothing but praise for Prime amid Colorado’s stellar start to the season … despite their previous feud over name, image and likeness deals.

The Pro Football Hall of Famer’s Buffaloes have been the biggest story in the sport so far this season … with Shedeur Sanders and Travis Hunter leading the squad to a 3-0 start.

The boss of the Crimson Tide sidelines was asked about what’s going down in Boulder during media availability this week … and he said he’s not surprised one bit — considering he believes Prime is great at what he does on and off the field.

“I haven’t been able to see [Colorado play] a lot,” Saban said. “I saw a little bit of the game last week against Colorado State, but I have a tremendous amount of respect for Deion Sanders.”

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“First, he’s a great person and he’s done a great job of marketing the program to create a lot of national interest, but I see their team playing well on the field.”

He continued … “They play with discipline, they do a good job of executing, they’ve been able to score points, playing decent on defense. So all those things, to me, are indicators that he’s a really good coach and I’ve always thought that.”

The two Aflac spokesmen certainly didn’t see eye to eye a year ago … with Prime calling Saban a liar for claiming he paid a million bucks to get Hunter (a 5-star recruit at the time) to commit to his former Jackson State squad.

They later made up at a commercial shoot … where they laughed the whole thing off.

Saban added Prime has proven himself throughout his career on the sidelines … and everywhere he’s been, “His teams have always been well coached.”

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