It seems unlikely that Sanders will end up with the job, but that didn't stop his NFL Network colleagues on NFL Total Access from speculating about his future success before Thursday Night Football.
Florida State fired head coach Willie Taggart on November 3 after he went 9-12 at the helm. Odell Haggins is serving as the Seminoles' interim coach for the remainder of the season. This season, Penny has Memphis loaded with young recruits and ready to contend for the national championship in only his second year on the sidelines.
Upon hearing the rumors that Sanders is on the alleged short list to take the head coaching spot, James took to Twitter to endorse the former cornerback.
Deion's son, Shedeur Sanders, is a four-star quarterback prospect in the class of 2021 out of Trinity Christian School in Cedar Hill, Texas.
Sanders then responded "Love ya my brother!" Sanders responded by saying he would want some Miami high school football players to play at Florida State if he gets the job. Always have always will.
Now, Glazer is not normally who you would convert to for a Florida Point out scoop, but he would not share the information if it wasn't coming from some facet of this tale. "I think after everything they have been through for the last few years I think they need to find somebody that's familiar with the state as far as recruiting, somebody that's familiar with that school and some of the ways that school works and operates".
The Hall of Famer earned All-American honors in 1987 and 1988, and he was also named the Jim Thorpe Award victor as the top defensive back in the country during the '88 season. Sanders, a nine-time All-Pro, won two Super Bowls.
Sanders had his college jersey retired in 1995 at Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium.