Coach Prime Rips Buffs Players After Professor Reports Disrespectful Classroom Behavior

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Colorado football coach Deion Sanders had some harsh words for his team after a professor at the school emailed Sanders about his players being disrespectful in the classroom. 

"You on the field, but you ain't doing nothing," Sanders said in a YouTube video of a team meeting posted by Well Off Media on Friday, which is run by his son, Deion Sanders Jr. "You in a relationship but you ain't got no love. You at the mall but you ain't got no money. Got a lot of ability but no darn talent."

According to USA Today, the professor who emailed Sanders alleged that Buffs players were "present but not really in class" and were distracting other students. 

“I have never felt so disrespected in my ten years teaching,” the professor wrote in part of the letter, as covered by Daily Mail. “Student[s] do not follow even minimally and it slows down my class so much. They make it clear they do not want to be there…”

Sanders' sons Shedeur Sanders and Shilo Sanders both play football for Colorado, while Sanders Jr. does not. 

"You gonna get something out of this," Sanders said in the video. "You gonna be a man or you're going to be a great football player. Since you choose not to be a great football player, we gotta make you men."

Sanders took the opportunity to tell other coaches that education needed to be a priority for college athletes. 

“Ninety percent or 95 percent of your roster ain’t going pro. So coaches, we gotta emphasize education, we gotta emphasize life, we gotta emphasize the next step, the next elevation if it don’t work in the game.”

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