Deion Sanders ‘Ashamed’ of Every NFL Team Except for Patriots After Taking Look at Draft Results

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One of the most prolific defensive backs in NFL history is none too pleased with the vast majority of the league after the 2023 NFL Draft concluded.

Deion Sanders, the former NFL All-Pro and current University of Colorado Boulder head football coach, blasted 31 NFL teams on Saturday evening for failing to draft a player from a historically black college or university.

HBCUs are near and dear to Sanders’ heart, as while he never played for one, his last coaching gig before Colorado was at Jackson State. It was at Jackson State where Sanders cemented his bona fides as a coach, leading the historically nondescript football program to back-to-back division championships and bowls. Neither feat had ever been accomplished in Jackson State history. Sanders also went 23-3 as a coach at Jackson State, including 16-0 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Part of all that winning in Mississippi was cornerback and return specialist Isaiah Bolden, who was drafted 245th (there were 259 players taken total in the 2023 annual player selection meeting) and went to the New England Patriots.

Ironically enough, this means that Bolden, the lone HBCU player drafted this year, is going to the one fan base most often accused of being “racist.”

Regardless, Sanders naturally wanted to congratulate one of the young men he had helped develop and nurture at Jackson State and did so on Twitter.

That was also a chance for Sanders to rip into all of the other teams who passed on Bolden and other HBCU athletes:

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