(AP) — Deion Sanders had two toes on his left foot amputated due to blood clots stemming from a previous surgery.
The Jackson State head coach and NFL Hall of Famer reveals the severity of his foot injury in an upcoming episode of his “Coach Prime” documentary series. Sanders was hospitalized for around a month in the middle of last season when the Tigers finished 11-2.
The latest episode of his series features Sanders dealing with a life-threatening medical situation that put him in the intensive care unit and how his team prepared for games in his absence.
Sanders was an All-American defensive back at Florida State from 1985-88.