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Colorado HC Deion Sanders: Shedeur 'Never Got' Proper Respect Because He's My Son

Some of the best athletes throughout the history of sports have used real and perceived slights to motivate them on the way to greatness, and Colorado quarterback Shedeur Sanders is no different.

During an appearance on the Pat McAfee Show, Colorado head coach and Hall of Famer Deion Sanders discussed how his son has used people dismissing his status as motivation.

"He's always been that kid that was my son," Sanders said. "So he's never got the respect or the credit for his work because [people say], 'oh, that's just Prime's son, he's just giving him a pass.