From sunglasses to transfers, a rundown of the CVS-length invoices
Jeremy Willis, ESPN.comSep 18, 2023, 09:00 AM ET If we have actually discovered anything about the Colorado Buffaloes this season, it’s that they do not forget. Anything.Slights, disliking, garbage
talk, vague referrals to the transfer website … Deion Sanders’group has gotten all sort of bulletin board system material.The Buffaloes are 3-0 after Saturday’s double-overtime win over the Colorado State Rams. According to ESPN Statistics & Info research, CU is simply the 4th group, and the very first since 2008, to start a season 3-0 following a season in which it lost 11 or more games.After Colorado’s upset win over TCU to begin the season, Sanders provided what could have been an ominous warning to anybody
who questioned him or his group about, well, anything. “I’ve got invoices. I know who they are.” At this point, that might be Colorado’s mantra. Here are the invoices the Buffs have shown up until now this season: Week 1: A whole summer season of questions Who started it: The media
, in general.Much was written and said about Sanders ‘offseason overhaul of the Buffaloes’ lineup. CU started the season
with 86 new players, 10 of whom had followed Sanders from Jackson State. They included Shedeur
and Shilo Sanders, two of Deion’s kids, and former luxury recruit Travis Hunter.There were concerns about the level of competitors those players faced, specifically those who came from Jackson State, an FCS program. When Shedeur Sanders tossed for a school-record 510 yards in the 45-42 win, Deion Sanders’postgame comments were leaking with sarcasm.”Genuine? Shedeur Sanders? From an HBCU? The one that dipped into Jackson last year? The one that you asked me,’Why would I provide him the starting task?’ “Also capturing a stray was ESPN NFL press reporter Ed Werder.Deion Sanders recognizes ESPN’s Ed Werder from his days covering
the Cowboys.”Do you believe? “”In what? “”” pic.twitter.com/OtHdYqyoyf!.?.!— Matt Fortuna(@Matt_Fortuna) September 2, 2023 Werder was on “The Dan Patrick Program” the Monday after the game and stated he wasn’t sure what Sanders was referring to however believed it
might be when he called him a “celebrity coach” in a tweet in March.Week 2: Transfer tribulation Who began it: Nebraska Cornhuskers coach
Matt Rhule.As noted, Colorado’s roster was almost indistinguishable from the one that played the 2022 season. According to ESPN Stats & Details research, Colorado had the most incoming players to an FBS lineup because the inception of the transfer portal in 2018. In the offseason, Rhule was inquired about his technique to the spring transfer duration.
“I hear other schools saying they
can’t await … the transfer portal, I can’t wait to coach my guys, “Rhule stated in April. In the game, Shedeur Sanders went full Michael Jordan”I took that personally”meme.”The coach stated a great deal of features of my pops, about the program,”said Sanders, who had 393 yards passing and three scores in the game.”I do not regard that due to the fact that you’re disliking on another male. All respect was gone for them and their program.
“The regard level ain’t there due to the fact that he disrespected us first.”
Did Matt Rhule worsen tensions with Colorado by stepping on its midfield
logo? Dustin Bradford/Getty Images Nebraska might have compounded the issue during its pregame warmups by stepping on Colorado’s midfield logo design. “We head out there to warm up and you got the head coach for the other team attempting to stand in the middle of the
Buff,”Sanders stated.”It’s OK if a couple of players do it, it’s fine.
Just take pleasure in the scenery, however when you’ve got an entire team trying to disrespect it, I’m not going for that at all.”Sanders added another flex after the game. Week 3: SunglassesGate Who started it: Colorado State Rams coach Jay
Norvell The above might be the tagline for an action movie sequel or simply a dot on the map of an odd week of back-and-forth prior to the Rocky Mountain Showdown.It started when Norvell took a swipe at Deion Sanders for using sunglasses practically everywhere.”When I talk with grown-ups, I take my hat and my sunglasses off,” Norvell stated throughout his
coaches show.”That’s what my mom taught me.”Sanders rebutted:”It was just going to be a great game and they done messed around and made it personal. It was going
to be a great job– a battle of Colorado– but they done played around and made it [personal] “Shedeur Sanders likewise chimed in.
Deion Sanders, who has his own line of sunglasses with Blenders brand name, began losing consciousness glasses to just about everyone. During a team meeting, Sanders offered every member of his group a pair of shades. The game wasn’t holy retribution for Norvell’s coach’s program comment heard’round the world. It was a nail-biter that saw Colorado require a 98-yard scoring drive to send out the game to overtime, with the Buffaloes winning 43-35 in a second overtime. When the game was over, Coach Prime and Norvell shook hands and had
a short interaction. Sanders, nevertheless, understood the gravity of the competition, specifically after such a hyped-up week. “I said we can’t let this man win,” Sanders said after the game. “There ain’t no way we let this man win. This press conference is going to be unbearable
if we let this dude win. “The Buffaloes will have their most significant test to date Saturday when they go to the No. 11 Oregon Ducks. Undoubtedly Deion & Co. won’t remember what Oregon coach Dan Lanning stated all the way back at the end of July when he was inquired about Colorado leaving the Pac-12 for the Big 12. Complete quote from Dan Lanning on his reaction to Colorado leaving the conference:”Not a big reaction. I’m trying to remember what they won to affect this conference and I don’t keep in mind
. Do you remember them winning anything? I don’t remember them winning anything.”https://t.co/Kdtf9xgayo pic.twitter.com/XETU03B0Cj!.?.!— Brenna Greene( @BrennaGreene_)July 31, 2023