Colorado coach Deion Sanders and Colorado State Coach Jay Norvell has encountered the unlikely powerhouses of the college football universe this week, as Saturday night’s Rocky Mountain Showdown enjoys unprecedented juice.
However, as an ESPN reporter and former Denver Post The writer Adam Schefter noted in a Saturday afternoon social media post.It is not the first meeting between the two men.
On Halloween 1999, the Cowboys visited the foals at the former RCA Dome in Indianapolis. Sanders was in his fifth season as Dallas’ cornerback; Norvell was Indianapolis’ wide receivers coach under Jim Mora.
The Colts won the game 34-24, although Sanders contributed five tackles and a 76-yard punt return.
They meet again:
The last time Deion Sanders and Jay Norvell faced off was on Halloween 1999, when Sanders was the Cowboys’ All-Pro CB and Norvell was the Colts’ WR coach. Led by Peyton Manning, the Colts erased a 17-6 deficit to win 34-24. Now Sanders and Norvell meet again,…
—Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2023
During his weekly radio hit on Wednesday, Norvell took a Thinly veiled blow to Sandersremembering that he told ESPN: “When I talk to older people, I take off my hat and glasses. That’s what my mother taught me.”