Deion Sanders has his Colorado Buffaloes in a spot not many anticipated.
At 4-2, Colorado has already exceeded expectations in Sanders’ first season as head coach of the FBS program.
Nevertheless, as Colorado prepares to tackle Stanford Friday night time at Folsom Discipline, seeking to win sport quantity 5 of the season, Sanders has a gripe.
The sport towards Stanford kicks off at 8:00 p.m. MT, a begin time that Sanders just isn’t a fan of.
“Who makes these 8 o’clock video games? They’re the dumbest factor ever. The stupidest factor ever invented in life. Who desires to remain up till 8 o’clock for a darn sport?” Sanders mentioned Wednesday on the CU Buffs Insider podcast.
“What concerning the East Coast?” Sanders continued. “Do they even care about scores or anyone watching it? I’m sorry. I’m venting. What are we speculated to do with the youngsters all day till 8 o’clock?”
Sanders requested the host what they have been speculated to do all day within the lodge, to which the host responded, “Watching soccer.”
“Who’s enjoying on Friday?” Sanders responded.
The Pac-12 routinely has video games that play late into the night on the East Coast, with USC and Arizona kicking off at 10:30 p.m. ET final Saturday.
The late begin instances is not going to be as a lot of a problem shifting ahead for Colorado after they be a part of the Massive 12 starting in 2024.
“Thank god we’re not going to be on this convention,” Sanders added.
The schedule for Sanders and his Buffaloes has been everywhere in the map this season, with Colorado opening the season at TCU with an 11:00 a.m. CT kickoff. In Week 2 towards Nebraska, the sport kicked off at 10:00 a.m. MT, with the USC matchup in Week 5 additionally beginning within the morning hours in Boulder, Colorado.
Regardless of the schedule, Sanders and Colorado took the faculty soccer world by storm within the first month of the season.
After getting off to a 3-0 begin, the Buffs lastly got here again right down to Earth towards Oregon in Week 4, shedding 42-6.
After getting right down to USC 34-14 at halftime, Colorado stormed again to make it a one-score sport late within the fourth quarter earlier than falling 48-41.
Colorado rebounded in Week 6, getting a win on the street towards Arizona State.
Stanford is 1-4 on the season and has but to win a sport within the Pac-12.