Deion Sanders Releases Twitter Video Warning NCAA Has Problem With NIL

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Jackson State head football coach Deion Sanders gave his opinions on the current NIL developments in a one-minute video posted to his Twitter account.

“See, with the NIL, which really ain’t NIL because it ain’t no name, image, and likeness, it’s just pay-per-view right now,” said Coach Sanders. “That’s what they’re doing at the big boys, little boys we can’t compete with that. But, anyway, you’ve got a problem.”

“When you start paying athletes like they’re professionals, you get athletes acting like they’re professionals,” Sanders said in the video. “You don’t have staffs large enough and equipped enough to handle a young man with money.

Watch the full video below.