It’s protected to say Alabama State head coach Eddie Robinson and Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders don’t actually like one another.
After Jackson State’s 26-12 victory over Alabama State, each coaches met up at midfield for the customary coaches’ handshake postgame. It seemed like Robinson tried to tug away after shaking Sanders’ hand, however Sanders needed to maintain speaking, which created this second:
After the sport, Robinson was requested concerning the handshake, and supplied solutions for the media, which appear to stem from Alabama State scheduling Jackson State for his or her homecoming.
Robinson took difficulty with Sanders allegedly strolling via his staff’s pregame routine and in addition operating deep passing performs whereas up 26-12 as the sport was winding down, with the backup quarterback within the sport as nicely.
Robinson talked about disrespect a number of occasions, alleging Sanders of not displaying respect to Robinson or Alabama State main as much as their sport, speaking down on the Hornets your entire week within the media.
Robinson additionally stated he wasn’t going to embrace Sanders after the sport and after the feedback Sanders made. Robinson additionally stated he hopes Sanders doesn’t go away for a Energy 5 job and continues to teach Jackson State, even saying he hopes Alabama State will get scheduled as JSU’s homecoming subsequent yr.
Sanders has not spoken to media concerning the postgame occasions.
The Tigers tackle Bethune-Cookman in Daytona Seaside subsequent Saturday at 4:00 pm ET. Alabama State performs Mississippi Valley State subsequent Saturday at 3:00 pm ET in Montgomery