Deion Sanders of Colorado responds to claims of nepotism and sends a message to his detractors.

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Sophia Willa

Following the Colorado Buffaloes' 48-41 loss to No. 8 USC on Saturday, coach Deion Sanders defended his son Shedeur and predicted good things for the program.

Colorado had to go to great lengths to make it a game in Boulder. For the most part, USC and Caleb Williams dominated the scoring. 

The Buffaloes outscored USC 27-14 in the second half, but a late touchdown throw from Shedeur Sanders to Jimmy Horn Jr.

to trim the deficit to seven points proved too little, too late.Sanders completed 30-of-45 passes for 371 yards, four touchdowns, 

Following the performance, his father refuted any sense of nepotism."I'm his father." I have high hopes for him, as evidenced by my observations. 

He's been bred and raised for this his entire life. "I mean, you didn't believe, but I do," Coach Prime explained. 

"Everyone from the previous locations, I mean, the kid has always won, always been dominant." 

and one interception. He also had 50 yards and a touchdown run.

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