“Was So Medicated and Drugged Up”: Deion Sanders Reveals Near-Death Experience Story From the Hospital That Strikes a Nerve

Published 01/07/2024, 2:11 AM EST

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Deion Sanders is a steely character and one who never loses his hopes in times of adversity. To continue his legacy from the game’s most decorated players to translate that into a coaching career is a testimony of his achievements. The Buffs’ HC got candid in a never-before-seen avatar on the Well-Off Media’s recent vlog.

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Captured by Deion Sanders Jr., the HC was seen running laps around the practice pitch. During the same, he reflected on the tumultuous times gone by when he was undergoing frequent surgeries and getting the clots removed. The ever-smiling and always ready-to-fire HC turned a bit philosophical and emotional as he narrated one particular incident. He got nostalgic as the 10X Pro-Bowler went on sharing a near-death hospital experience.

Deion Sanders dives into horrific hospital experiences

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The Prime Time was a dominant player and one of his key strengths was his agility and speed. That Prime Time is now replaced by a limping Deion Sanders who after several surgeries possesses the same fiery passion. Recently. while he was jogging around the practice pitch, he shared a near-death experience when he was hospitalized for his clots. “I was in the hospital in Jackson State for almost a month. And this patient used to yell and scream….I was at that moment so medicated and drugged up, I’d barely be awake but I can hear him scream.”

This was the time when Deion underwent his surgeries and got his calves cut out from both sides. Coach Prime went on with his anecdote- “I can remember just extending my hand over there and praying for the gentleman. And then after I concluded the prayer, I just gave God the praise and thanks to the glory.” concluded Deion with the story. He showcased how he prayed for the welfare of his neighbor in the hospital. It shows the concern the HC has for others and the importance of praying.

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This vlog came in a few days after the famous vintage car garage tour.

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Coach Sanders shows off expansive vintage car collection

The Colorado Buffaloes’ HC recently revealed his vintage car collection. Deion Sanders Jr. has been spending and covering vlogs on his father lately. A few days ago, the Wel-Off Media owner followed his father into his garage comprised of legendary vintage cars. Deion is a car enthusiast and purchased the first luxury car at the age of 21!

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The car collection includes a $318,963 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC, a 1967 Ford Thunderbird in black and white along with black 1964 Chevrolet Impala. He also admitted that young Sanders was way too ignorant and showy. Deion even got a custom number plate for his first car that read- “Millionaire at 21″.

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