Deion gets toss out of ‘Coach Prime’ spoof on ‘SNL’
Oct 24, 2023, 06:36 PM ET
BOULDER, Colo.– Deion Sanders definitely delighted in the spoof of Deion Sanders in a current spoof on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”
Star Kenan Thompson’s parody of the Colorado coach was spot-on, from the clothing – white Colorado sweatshirt pulled over his CU hat, tones and a whistle hanging from his neck– to the epic mindset.
“I’m a fan of Kenan, let’s get that straight,” Sanders said Tuesday at his weekly news conference of the “SNL” comedy sketch. “It was excellent.”
Sanders said his child, CU protective back Shilo Sanders, does a better impersonation.The Buffaloes face No. 23
UCLA (5-2, 2-2) on Saturday at sold-out Rose Bowl Arena, and Sanders is a huge fan of Bruins coach Chip Kelly.” I actually appreciate his accomplishments
thus far in the game of football,”Sanders stated.”Not simply college however pros too. “The Buffaloes(4-3, 1-3 Pac-12) have actually had a long time to stew over blowing a 29-0 cause Stanford in a 46-43 double-overtime home loss. Sanders hasn’t stopped reviewing it– or the season, which might explain why he showed up Tuesday with a new beard, complete with gray hairs, to choose his stetson.” I don’t stop believing.
That’s my darn issue,” Sanders said.” That’s why we can’t rest as people in some cases. We’ve got to learn how to turn our mind off. It’s difficult for me to shut this off because I enjoy it so much and I want to control it.”
Thompson, playing the function of Sanders in the “SNL” skit that aired the night after the Stanford loss, imitated the self-confidence of Sanders, saying, “We simply keep winning, male. Every game. Every minute. We’re winning at life.”
To which “Weekend Update” anchor Colin Jost responded, “Well, yeah, you’re likewise 4-3. So you have lost a few.”