Late in TCU’s dwelling opener in opposition to the Colorado Buffaloes final Saturday, Horned Frogs working again Trey Sanders stayed on the turf for an prolonged interval after he suffered a scary-looking harm.
Though Sanders performed for the opposing staff, first-year Buffs head coach Deion Sanders (no relation) made his method on to the sphere and appeared to supply the TCU working again some phrases of encouragement.
Video of Deion’s interplay with Trey shortly unfold throughout social media. However there was no audio of the change, leaving many to marvel what the Colorado soccer coach mentioned to the injured working again.
This week, the NFL legend lastly detailed his motivation for chatting with Trey.
“I walked over to him as a result of he was a child that wished to return right here,” the Buffaloes coach mentioned by way of On3 Sports activities. “The explanation I did not take him was as a result of he sustained some vital accidents… However I nonetheless had love for the child as a result of he wished to play for us.”
He additionally summarized his dialog with the TCU star participant.
“So, I went on the market and I mentioned, ‘Son, now you understand in case you do not stand up, they ain’t obtained an opportunity. So I need you to get your butt up and get again on this sport and be dominant such as you’ve been,'” Deion mentioned on the “Colorado Soccer Coaches Present.”
“That is what I instructed him. I wished the child to be dominant. His final title’s Sanders, initially, and he was the No. 2 on offense. That is what the dialog was.”
Trey had a productive day, scoring three touchdowns, however TCU got here up quick in its 45-42 loss to Colorado in Fort Price.
TCU made it to the School Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship sport final season and entered Saturday’s sport as the favourite.
Coach Sanders has taken the school soccer world by storm for the previous couple of years. He ended his run as Jackson State’s head coach in December when he was named Colorado’s head coach.
The Buffaloes play their dwelling opener in opposition to their longtime rival Nebraska on Saturday.