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Jackson State is one win away from fulfilling Deion Sanders’ promise

When NFL Hall of Fame defensive back Deion Sanders committed to Jackson State as the HBCU’s head football coach in September of last year, he vowed to instill a culture of winning and pride into a program that had not captured a SWAC championship since 2007, and whose previous appearance in the NCAA Division 1-AA/FCS playoffs was 1997.