JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders is the new head coach of the Jackson State Tigers.
The university officially announced the hire on Monday.
Sanders played college football at Florida State University.
He then went on to a successful pro football career with several NFL teams including the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers.
He's currently the offensive coordinator at Trinity Christian School-Cedar Hill in Texas, and the JSU job will be Sanders’ first head coaching job at the college level, according to The Associated Press.
— Deion Sanders (@DeionSanders) September 21, 2020