Stephen A. on Deion Sanders saying items were stolen during his Jackson State debut | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith weighs in on Deion Sanders saying personal items were stolen during his coaching debut as Jackson State won 53-0.
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0:00 Stephen A. Smith is happy that Jackson State won in Deion Sanders' coaching debut.
1:05 Stephen A. says Sanders should have handled the incident about his stolen items differently.
2:17 Stephen A. critiques Sanders' decision to publicize the situation.
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  • Stangomatic
    Stangomatic

    Deion was right to say it publicly. That’s how you start the process of changing the mentality around there. Nothing changes when you sweep these things under the rug because you’re embarrassed for non-black America to hear it.

  • Mute Drums Daddy!!
    Mute Drums Daddy!!

    Your child would be blessed to be a part of the culture that man is about to diligently craft.

  • Marcus bell
    Marcus bell

    Deion is being purposely targeted because of what he's doing

  • Antoine Gist
    Antoine Gist

    Don’t Tell someone who was violated how to react! Get over the narrative! Smh 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Christopher Carlton
    Christopher Carlton

    Stephen A. As usual you are so out of touch with reality. You are an Idiot and so unintelligent. I can't way for the day someone silences your BIG FAT Mouth.

  • Brian Davidson
    Brian Davidson

    No way is he ready for FSU.

  • T
    T

    Lmao hide it cause we're black. Same mentality people that defended Jussie Smollett had.

  • Joe Della Selva
    Joe Della Selva

    Coach Deion told the truth about what happened to him and Stephen A is 02:16

  • yvon nzovon
    yvon nzovon

    I always thought this guy speaks his mind not sure now

  • Tom Platz
    Tom Platz

    Every player and coach should have a wall locker and use their own pad-lock with a key... Why would a young kid want to go to school there if they don't even make wall lockers available to everyone ?

  • Tom Platz
    Tom Platz

    It sounds like Stephen A. would have kept quiet about it and been part of a big cover-up....

  • Ashton Springer
    Ashton Springer

    It’s Jackson it happens a lot

  • Baker Acted
    Baker Acted

    Of course Steve A. thinks Dion should of gotten the FSU job. Are you serious? Only because he’s black. He’s the biggest racist next to Shannon “Marble Mouth” Sharp. There is no way Dion should’ve gotten the FSU job He shouldn’t have the job he has now. Just because of his name. He should be coaching middle school or high school.

  • Charles Rickette
    Charles Rickette

    When you're a HF caliber person these things are going to happen! Everyone no matter who it is will take chances to get something from you! It's just one jackazz who did this.. Let's just move on! JSU!

  • Camari Simpson
    Camari Simpson

    completely disagree with SAS, Primetime got all of his things stolen why wouldn't he keep it 100? This was an opportunistic criminal taking advantage of some clearly shotty stadium security. A crime should be called a crime regardless of the gender, race, height or religion of the person who committed it. If a parent wants to keep their child from going to play for a HOF coach at a historic HBCU because of two thefts then so be it lol

  • Reggie
    Reggie

    Here's stephen a to bring race into it

  • irvin bethea
    irvin bethea

    i echoed the same sentiments Steven A!

  • Shane Arnold
    Shane Arnold

    Black people help perpetuate their own demise more than anyone else, here this man goes to an HBCU and puts it on the map, first time an HBCU school has been in the top 60 of a recruiting class, and its his own kind that’s gonna run him out and put them back as a nobody school, had he went to a normal university this kind of thing wouldn’t be happening, very sad for black people and HBCU’s, they won’t ever advance in society while these kind of things are going on

  • Gilbert Grape
    Gilbert Grape

    why wasnt the race of the thief mentioned....hmmm

  • Jay Mufasa
    Jay Mufasa

    Literally biting the hand that feeds you

  • Matias Evans
    Matias Evans

    I think he was frustrated. That was like the 3rd time he got robbed since he been in Jackson. Still I wouldn't have aired it out in the press.

  • bubba watson
    bubba watson

    Who cares about Steve,,are how he would handle it. Somehow it's a whites fault.

  • Thelonious Auf
    Thelonious Auf

    I knew this was gonna turn racial... This show is soo predictable man... I dont even think they can address a topic anymore without bringing race into the equation

  • ZeroTurn
    ZeroTurn

    The wolves caught his scent.

  • Alan Brown
    Alan Brown

    Stephen A be killing me man.

  • SOLARVERSE 1
    SOLARVERSE 1

    DEION SANDERS, IS MY FORMER MLB TEAMMATE AND IF HE SAYS SOMETHING WAS STOLEN THEN SOMETHING WAS STOLEN. THESE PEOPLE TRY TO PUT DOUBT IN THE MINDS OF OTHERS NEED TO STOP. I COMPLETELY DISAGREE WITH STEVEN A. 1

  • hallstar TV
    hallstar TV

    JACK-TOWN

  • Dave
    Dave

    Well Prime then you got your junk back then? So what you crying about? Always about you and your junk how about your team?

  • Brian Ingram
    Brian Ingram

    Stephen a. It is what it is a crime was committed so yes tell the world

  • Marvin MJ
    Marvin MJ

    Jackson state looks hood...smh

  • A1 Day 1
    A1 Day 1

    Stephen A: Stop Snitching Prime

  • NIKE
    NIKE

    He not gone make it down here.. too soft. Running to cameras ain’t the way to do it my guy

  • T Smith
    T Smith

    Stephen A. is a sucka

  • April Lee
    April Lee

    I agree keep White folks out our business

  • Tieuel Legacy
    Tieuel Legacy

    Who would do that? Crazy!

  • Monye Duval904
    Monye Duval904

    Black school and D.S an no gameboy had all the right to go ham. Some of the kids needed that farther figure to step up for them when they've did nothing wrong. His money, football equipment and players. Respect to S.A.S as well.

  • Lester Jeanpierre
    Lester Jeanpierre

    Stephen says how much he cares about HBCUS but he wanted Dion to get the job at Fla St. It's like here take the best we got yall had him Once take him again. Would it be just as embarrassing to Fla St. To have Dion property stolen there .

  • moe know
    moe know

    It had to be an Andre Rison relative or fan.

  • Sennen Theodore
    Sennen Theodore

    These people will think what they will think.

  • Afro Bill
    Afro Bill

    Why they keep reporting normal college crimes

  • Vincent summerlin
    Vincent summerlin

    Stop sugar coating., the self hatred and jealously we have for each other for being successful. Same old 🦀 mentality!!!

  • Quiet One
    Quiet One

    That boul want to hide it just like they like hidding there morrish history from the people.

  • DP
    DP

    Deion needs to behave as he would in any high crime area. Be carefule, take care of your stuff, and secure your valuables. Criminals do care if you are a celebrity.

  • B Rich
    B Rich

    Deion should do 1 year and bounce to a better school. They not even appreciating a famous coach for coming to their school. They wanna steal from him.

  • Pat Donovan
    Pat Donovan

    As someone who went to a black school, this isn't the least bit surprising lol

  • Brutus Smithers
    Brutus Smithers

    Coach Prime is going to have a crackhead party after each win.

  • Jags Fan69
    Jags Fan69

    This is the second time now I'm pretty sure people from that school are robbing more then deion

  • Tyrone Bryant
    Tyrone Bryant

    that girl said he trying to help y'all out. well dam!

  • B Bustin
    B Bustin

    equal opportunity criminals don’t care about your heritage. It’s all about them. they just don’t care. Blame their parents for not instilling basic human decency values .... a lot of people are poor and they don’t steal because they were raised right.

  • sheriffquick
    sheriffquick

    STFU Steven A. We're tired of your excuses... BLM, right? Right

  • BN23
    BN23

    Let’s see how Stephen “everything is racist” smith makes this about race again

  • Ellis Carlton
    Ellis Carlton

    FSU did the right thing, they saved him the embarrassment and having to fire your most known alumni. As a FSU fan we want coach prime but our current situation wouldn’t do him justice..

  • Bo T
    Bo T

    Steven A just concerned about not telling on the thief 😂😂😂😂😂😂 What a stupid response.... why hide it StevenA?? It’s called accountability... try to teach your colleges about it...

  • Bo T
    Bo T

    Nothing worse than a thief. Nasty

  • Grimace
    Grimace

    Unfortunately this is a what’s ganna happen at HBC

  • Nate Lowe
    Nate Lowe

    2nd time, he’s been “robbed”.. cmon Jackson

  • Drew Shepherd
    Drew Shepherd

    All Steven A is saying is lets not bring negative light to HBCUs....that's all.

  • Akeem Jackman
    Akeem Jackman

    Stephen A has a valid point. People will use any ammo against hbcu’s

  • Mar-Key Rivers
    Mar-Key Rivers

    stephen a wants deion to say nothing wants certain players to shut up. if ur black and u act up u get put in your spot then and there he said he was coming to change the culture, stephen a wants him to brush it under the rug like hbcus done for years. i bet u the security will be stepped up.

  • Carmine Vittorio
    Carmine Vittorio

    I don't understand why people qoth hairlines like that don't shave there head. Stephen A looks dumb.

  • RickeysTech Review
    RickeysTech Review

    SA speaking facts

  • Javier Clorio
    Javier Clorio

    This guy always finds a way to make it about race lol.

  • Noryam Eric
    Noryam Eric

    Man shut up steven A. You talk to much boi ,he letting folks know folks is steeling his ***t. *Ucking with him .

  • Ryan Elliott
    Ryan Elliott

    I agree with Stephen A. Smith. Coach Deion Sanders shouldn't Publicized that. That is internal Problem he should kept to himself. I'm almost certain this happens at many Lockers across College Sports

  • Hornday McFee
    Hornday McFee

    Thiefs Imagine that ! Lol !

  • Japheth Taylor
    Japheth Taylor

    Haha ok so hide it?

  • Mike Whit
    Mike Whit

    Jacktown be the name, this is so embarrassing and I agree with Stephen A, I wished he would've handles it on the low. This is another reason ppl will say ah hah! See that's why we can't do nothing good for them.

  • Sebastian Tabshi
    Sebastian Tabshi

    This is why those people don't deserve it

  • Richard Pace
    Richard Pace

    so, dont report crime.. got it. I am not sure how their funds look compared to some, but they have a 10 year deal for funding thanks to the last administration for HBCUs. Its sad that people steal, and hopefully they are punished to the extent needed, and furthermore, hopefully it doesnt happen again. Deion could do great things as a coach I believe. The man knows the game and has more than enough love for the game. I hope his tenure there is a good one, and that someone sees that he can handle a school like FSU.

  • Walter Hunter
    Walter Hunter

    This is an attack of black star coaches taking jobs at HBCU's. They have to stop it.

  • Darius Sterling
    Darius Sterling

    Stephen couldn’t say that any better, this should’ve gone public because now this bring negative attention to a program Deion Sanders is trying to build

  • Pedmar 007
    Pedmar 007

    ? Aren't Black Americans tired of being 🤐 about things involving themselves and other people of race?? So if Deion is to keep quiet and handle it different, shouldn't all wrongs be kept quiet so people wouldn't think that stepping out your home's front door is a mistake???

  • Afro Blast
    Afro Blast

    What is Steven A talking about?? Prime is not painting the school in a negative light. Whomever saw the individual stealing before he got caught and didn’t report it is the one that is putting JSU in a negative light.

  • Arabion knights
    Arabion knights

    JAS, is a Monday morning quarterback.

  • David B
    David B

    There are a lot of administrators who are crooked at these SWAC schools and Deion is exposing the whole system and how they are compromised and on the payroll to keep HBCU's at a level of decrepitness.

  • Tyler Lo
    Tyler Lo

    The neat authorisation numerically depend because beer behaviourally matter onto a terrific camera. lamentable, cheap jet

  • Moses Walker
    Moses Walker

    Whatever brother do somebody have a problem with it Deion Sanders did the right thing

  • Volsboy
    Volsboy

    I'll say what a lot are thinking...look at the demographic. Besides, thieves don't care who you are. They will steal from anyone if the opportunity presents itself.

  • Jason Gray
    Jason Gray

    Yea steven a sweep it under the rug

  • Dorian Pinckens
    Dorian Pinckens

    I don’t like this take. This is the second time someone has stolen from him since being there. To me this is holding the city of Jackson accountable and showing them “we’re stronger if we stand together”. It’s always a bad look how somebody handles something until ur put in that situation. And if u have love and respect for HBCUs then u should call it how u see it Stephen A.

  • jerzeydolphins
    jerzeydolphins

    i cant STAND STEPHEN A, but he right on THIS ONE THING, FLOST SHOULD HAVE HIRED PRIME, PRIME IS NO JOKER, HE WANTS TO KEEP BEING GREAT,

  • Clemus Johnson
    Clemus Johnson

    I disagree with Stephen A Smith. I am an alumni of alcorn state university... JSU is ASU biggest rival. We play them at the end of the year every year...... Sanders could be a powerful tool to not only put JSU and ASU on the map.. .. But put the entire SWAC on the map. They better take care of that man long story short. If people robbed you when you bringing national attention to a hbcu program then the people around you need to get their act together and stop stealing

  • Chris Stover
    Chris Stover

    Of course steven its somehow about race rofl weirdo

  • King Leo
    King Leo

    Man know what to expect it’s the hood niggas gotta eat the good come wit the bad that’s y we love the hood lot of different personalities tryna make it

  • Arianne
    Arianne

    Chile I mean are we really surprised it's Jackson probably in a run down crime ridden area where the residents don't really have any hope or pride.

  • James Cross
    James Cross

    Now i understand why they call it jack town Mississippi, your items could literally be gone in 60 seconds like that Jack Nicholson movie, or even stolen for that matter.

    • Danny Krenjamin
      Danny Krenjamin

      You don’t really think jack nicholson was in 60 seconds do you.

  • Jason Cafeo
    Jason Cafeo

    Well what u expect when it's a all black school?? 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • codebrker24
    codebrker24

    I'm glad he did it the way he did it. It puts the school on notice that this kind of behavior is present and will not be tolerated. This also lets people know that Jackson, Mississippi is a VERY POOR city and state for that matter. This provides context to how Deion and every recruit will have to conduct themselves in a city that does not necessarily see this as an opportunity to better themselves in the correct way but take shortcuts. I can also tell you that not everyone is happy about Deion coming to town, mainly because he will hold everyone in that University and Town accountable. It is an interesting experiment.

  • New new none of your buisness
    New new none of your buisness

    You know what they say the black always jack.

  • Omar Garvin
    Omar Garvin

    broke into his car and now this! he cant even go to sleep! they'll steal his dreams

  • Earl Ringold
    Earl Ringold

    Man this Lynch St.!! Na..

  • Alex Kieu
    Alex Kieu

    He lost his whole annual pay lol

  • Bobby Hampton
    Bobby Hampton

    This is Terrible JSU wins there home opener and the only thing Talked were Items stolen.Not the Accomplish made By The Team That should have been the only Topic The DEFENSE DIDN'T GET SCORED ON

  • Phillip Spielman
    Phillip Spielman

    So Stephen a is basically saying hide the truth because it’ll make hbcus look bad

  • Trapconversation
    Trapconversation

    Deion is only there for one year

  • M. Watts
    M. Watts

    Solid point! This should have been taken care of in house. Sucks for Deion nonetheless.

  • Joann Jones
    Joann Jones

    Thanks Stephen A, everything could have and should have been handled differently.

  • Jaleel McDonald
    Jaleel McDonald

    Some people just do dumb things for no reason man!

  • Gazziza29
    Gazziza29

    It’s not Deion’s job to cover up for JSU. He owes them nothing, they owe him everything. If anything he should be pissed that the school is trying to hide or cover the incident and subvert him when the school should be trying to investigate the situation and stand behind the truth and what is right. They’re lucky to have Deion as their coach.

  • Mr Carr
    Mr Carr

    Why would a millionaire leave his wallet

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