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Shedeur Sanders, Shilo Sanders enter transfer portal following Celebration Bowl | Reports

The dominos have started to fall following Deion Sanders’ final game with Jackson State football, as quarterback Shedeur Sanders and defensive back Shilo Sanders officially entered the transfer portal, according to multiple reports.

Both players are expected to follow Deion Sanders to his new job at Colorado, after all three took part in Saturday’s 41-34 loss to North Carolina Central in the Celebration Bowl.

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Shedeur Sanders, the SWAC Offensive Player of the Year, finished 30-of-40 for 349 yards and four touchdowns in Jackson State’s seven-point loss. Sanders set a single-season record with 40 touchdown passes along with 3,758 passing yards and a career-high six rushing touchdowns.

The Tigers went 23-3 during Sanders’ two years behind center and also won consecutive SWAC Championships. The sophomore quarterback was the first HBCU player to win the Jerry Rice Award in 2021, given to the top freshman in FCS football.

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Shilo Sanders was a Second-Team All-SWAC selection last season. The defensive back was tied for second in the SWAC with four interceptions along with 39 tackles and 1.5 for loss. Sanders played in eight games this season and finished with 20 tackles, one interception and five passes defended.

This article originally appeared on Mississippi Clarion Ledger: Deion Sanders’ sons, Shedeur and Shilo, officially enter transfer portal



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