After Dominating Spring Game With Shedeur Sanders, LaJohntay Wester Sends Special Coach Prime Gift to His Dad John

Published 04/29/2024, 1:19 AM EDT

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LaJohntay Wester is the talk of Boulder after an impressive performance at the Colorado Buffaloes spring game. The wide receiver put on quite a show in Coach Prime’s new offense, showcasing his potential as a key weapon. His chemistry with quarterback Shedeur Sanders stood out, as the duo connected for a 19-yard touchdown play – the first score of the day. 

Soon with three catches for 66 yards, Wester quickly became Shedeur’s favorite target, repeatedly making big plays. Also, Wester’s blazing speed speed provided the offensive boost Shedeur was seeking. After his big win, LaJohntay gave his dad a special pair of “Coach Prime” shoes which is grabbing some eyeballs.

Lajohntay Wester presents Coach Prime’s shoes to his dad


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LaJohntay Wester dominated the offense during the Buffaloes’ spring game, earning the cheers of a massive crowd.  His plays even led to his team’s victory.  Afterward, Wester continued his winning streak with a touching tribute to his dad, John Courtney Wester. He gifted his father a special pair of Coach Prime’s newly relaunched Nike shoes, adding a special touch to their Buffs family bond. Wester shared the heartfelt moment on his Instagram story, captioning it “Love ya main man” with a playful “Man a fool.”


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His dad proudly sported the Nike Air DT Max ’96 shoes handed over by his son. It looks like the limited supply shoe has found its place in the hands of a “good supportive father.” 

Coach Prime brings the heat to Colorado with new sneaker

Many years later, Coach Prime amped up the hype by announcing his partnership with Nike for a limited-edition collection. He recently relaunched his signature sneakers, the Nike Air DT Max ’96, which are a must-have for football fans. It features a Colorado-inspired black-and-white color scheme with a touch of gold. Before the launch of this classic, Coach Prime took to social media, offering some free pairs to “good fathers” in a heartwarming tribute to fatherhood. His message might have resonated with fans as the sneakers sold out within minutes.  


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Now, LaJohntay Wester’s thoughtful gift of Coach Prime’s limited-edition shoes to his dad proves he’s a “responsible kid” both on and off the field. However, for those who missed out on this new launch need not worry. Coach Prime is set to return next spring with his iconic Nike Air Diamond Turf shoes, inspired by his 49ers days. We’ll have to wait until next year, but until then, let’s hear your thoughts on Coach Prime’s new designs in the comment below.



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M.R. Jenifer


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Jenifer Martin is a college football writer for EssentiallySports. Recently, her coverage has focused on the latest developments in college football, including the transfer portal phenomenon and its impact on team dynamics. Before joining ES, she was a part of Pinkvilla as a fitness and sportainment writer.
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Shubhankar Adhikari