Deion Sanders had a pathetic reaction during SWAC Media Days after being addressed by his first name.
The Clarion Ledger reported that Sanders cut short his time at media day for the conference after he was addressed by his first name by reporter Nick Suss. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
“You don’t call Nick Saban, ‘Nick.’ Don’t call me Deion. If you call Nick (Saban), Nick, you’ll get cussed out on the spot, so don’t do that to me…Treat me like Nick,” Sanders explained to the outlet.
Talking season apparently abruptly ended at SWAC Media Days as Jackson State coach Deion Sanders walks out of SWAC Media Day event after being called ‘Deion’. https://t.co/IuqLKAlr3o
— Pat Smith (@patsmithradio) July 20, 2021
However, Sanders tells a different version of events. He tweeted Tuesday night he “never walked out of media day.”
“I prolonged my time to answer another question & the person thought it was cute to address me the way he did so I dropped the call & went to the next outlet,” he told his followers.
Never walked out of media day. I prolonged my time to answer another question &