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Seminole-great Deion Sanders on embattled defensive coordinator Charles Kelly, FSU football’s start

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Deion Sanders was arguably the greatest Florida State Seminole to ever play football. An NFL Hall-of-Fame inductee, Sanders made his name at FSU and in the NFL as a defensive standout in the secondary.

Presently at FSU, both the defense and its secondary have been under fire of late, and the most immediate source of blame is the man in charge of each of those units, defensive coordinator and DB coach Charles Kelly.

Well, Sanders was asked about Kelly while fielding questions on Twitter last night. Specifically, the inquiry concerned whether Kelly should be fired now or if the ’Noles should wait until the end of the season. Sanders didn’t choose either option— in fact, his response seems to be more of a “neither,” while also shifting the blame to the players themselves:

But Sanders was far from going easy on what’s transpired in Tallahassee. When asked about FSU’s 1-3 start, his response was simple and to the point: