Deion Sanders
School Says JSU Mural Defaced
… But Not By Student In Viral Video

12/7/2022 3:42 PM PT

A Deion Sanders mural at Jackson State University was defaced — but not by the student seen in a viral video circulating online … TMZ Sports has learned.

A rep for JSU tells us the mural depicting Coach Prime in a Jackson State hoodie and hat was recently messed with, though it’s unclear when it exactly happened — and the culprit remains unknown.

The school rep says the student seen wiping Deion’s mural, which initially went up for football season/Homecoming around October, was trying to clean it up … and received permission from the university to do so.

Deion Sander’s Mural At Jackson State Gets Defaced pic.twitter.com/86TKvfTThW

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We’re told it’s unclear if police are investigating the mural’s initial defacement.

The video of the student wiping the Sanders tribute made rounds on social media this week … in the aftermath of the coach announcing over the weekend that he was leaving JSU for Colorado.

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Sanders spent three seasons with the Tigers, going 27-5. The reaction to his departure to Boulder was polarizing, with some praising him for moving up in the coaching world — while others criticized him for leaving a program he had helped turn into a powerhouse.

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