Household affair: Shilo joins papa Deion, brother at CU
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Senior Citizen WriterMay 27, 2023, 11:54 PM ET
- College football press reporter.
- Joined ESPN.com in 2008.
- Graduate of Northwestern University.Shilo Sanders’long-anticipated transfer to Colorado is set, as the Jackson State security will join his dad and brother with the Buffaloes.Sanders, the son of Colorado coach Deion Sanders and more youthful bro of Buffaloes quarterback Shedeur Sanders, announced that Colorado will be his transfer destination Saturday night. Although Shilo Sanders entered the transfer website Dec. 17, the exact same day as his brother, he stayed at Jackson State to complete his bachelor’s degree this spring.A video published to Shilo Sanders’social media platforms ended with him in a Colorado uniform using No. 21, the exact same number he wore at both Jackson State and South Carolina, and Deion Sanders ‘number during a Hall of Popularity NFL career.Committed #Headachegang ™ #BIG 21 pic.twitter.com/ExwmbY22vm!.?.!— Shilo Sanders (@ShiloSanders)May 28, 2023 Shilo Sanders earned second-team all-conference honors for Jackson State in 2021, when he recorded 4 interceptions, 2 required fumbles, 7 pass breaks up and 39 deals with. His interceptions amount to connected for 2nd in the SWAC. Last season, Sanders taped one interception, 5 passes protected and 20 tackles.The 6-foot, 195-pound Sanders appeared in 13 games for South Carolina in a two-year career, recording 32 tackles.He’s the 8th Jackson State player to follow Deion Sanders to Colorado, signing up with notables like Shedeur Sanders, Colorado’s anticipated starter at quarterback, and two-way star Travis Hunter. Cornerback Tayvion Beasley, who at first
transferred in from Jackson State, re-entered the transfer portal after spring practice.