“This Is Only the Beginning”: Colorado Buffaloes Celebrate Deion Sanders’ First Year as HC With a Heartwarming Tribute Ft. Lil Wayne

Published 12/04/2023, 4:57 AM EST

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This time last year, the NFL world was in shock when the Colorado Buffaloes roped in Deion Sanders. And boy has Deion delivered! While they may not have made it to the playoffs, Prime Time has single-handedly dragged the team back into the limelight.

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Sanders deserves every bit of appreciation for the Buffs’ change of fortunes. He took the team from getting sidelined to the one that got the most media attention in 2023. Coach Prime brought along the iconic black sunglasses to Boulder and used all the ticks up the sleeve to put the life back in Buffs. And now the Buffs are showing appreciation back!

Deion Sanders’ Buffs Revolution ft. Lil Wayne

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Prime Time, like he was in his playing career – charismatic and flashy, used his characteristic traits in his coaching career. When he arrived at Boulder and immediately drafted a host of new players with a roster, the NCAA knew that things were shaking up. Deion’s ideations got clearer as the season drew closer.

The roster shakeup was followed by a spike in social media following, taking from a few 200,000 followers to a current one million is just one out of many Sanders masterstrokes. He came up with an innovative plan to even mention the player’s Instagram profiles on the jerseys for better reach and connectivity. His efforts were summarized in a tribute video released by the official Colorado Buffaloes Instagram channel.

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The video showcases the crowning moments of Deion’s tenure at the Boulder and captures him in the iconic moments. This one-of-a-kind tribute video also has Lil Wayne playing in the background as it shows Coach Prime’s impact at the helm.

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The turnaround in the Buffs’ situation is fairly evident with the number of wins the team got this year. From a side that only managed one victory last year, winning three on the trot speaks volumes about the morale that the HC provided.

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The ticket sales also reached stratospheric levels! Despite the team losing viewership, there was never a dip in the ticket sales. Just goes to show the team created a cult following amongst the fans. Not to forget Deion Sanders’ good friend Lil Wayne coming down to Boulder for the Colorado derby. He emblazoned the stadium with his “Uproar” performance.

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Deion Sanders is hands down the reason behind Colorado’s revolution. He has set the tone for the rest of the seasons to come and shown the NCAA that the Buffs are here to compete with all their might!

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