Deion Sanders calls out 10 NFL teams for no-shows at Jackson Say professional day

March 22 (UPI) — Twenty-two NFL teams attended Jackson Say’s professional day this week, but Tigers coach — and Pro Football Hall of Famer — Deion Sanders criticized of us who didn’t send representatives to scout the HBCU stars.

The Tigers held the workouts for NFL decision makers Monday on the Jackson, Leave out., campus.

“Ten of them [teams] are missing,” Sanders told NFL Network, when asked about the NFL representatives in attendance. “Don’t think I ain’t going to call you out.

“You 10 that’s missing, if I recall you at Mississippi Say or Ole Leave out [pro days], it be going to be a roar, that’s all I’m going to teach. That is all I’m announcing, it be going to be a roar. Our young of us are that correct, you ought to beget shown up, too.”

Monday’s tournament also featured avid gamers from Historically Black College and University sports opponents Alcon and Mississippi Valley, besides Jackson Say.

No longer a single HBCU participant changed into once chosen within the 2021 NFL Draft.

Jackson Say pass rusher James Houston changed into once one in all the tip HBCU avid gamers last season. Houston totaled 16.5 sacks last season, which ranked 2nd amongst all Division I Football Championship Subdivision programs. Florida A&M’s Isaiah Land led FCS with 19 sacks.

Alabama A&M quarterback Aqeel Glass, working assist Bishop Bonnett and security Markqueese Bell of Florida A&M and South Carolina Say cornerback Decobie Durant are amongst other top HBCU prospects.

Sanders in general is called on the league-owned soccer network to invite HBCU avid gamers and coaches to the draft broadcast to beef up exposure for the colleges.

“I want on the least four of our schools and their coaches represented, to bring the participant they suspect is draftable, now we must bring them to the draft,” Sanders said. “Because I favor the childhood to survey it, I favor them to basically feel it, I favor them to the contact it.

“I favor them to examine it live, so they’ll explain, ‘I can bear that.’ NFL Network, come on, bear it happen.”

The 2022 NFL Draft runs from April 28 thru 30 in Las Vegas.