Coach Prime and ex-wife share strong message on sons who missed Colorado football team meeting

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Coach Prime and his ex-wife, Pilar Sanders, shared a strong message in support of their sons Shedeur and Shilo, who went to Paris Fashion Week to walk the runway for the Louis Vuitton Men's Fall/Winter 2024 Show, via Instagram (h/t Essentially Sports).

"We told y’all we were bringing our (Louis Vuitton) and y’all thought we were playing," Coach Prime prefaced before saying, "Or u we’re thinking small. We’ve always thought out of the box and we always will. We’re SANDERS!”

“As a former FORD and Elite model I always wanted my babes to take the reins and experience the amazing life and times I had doing runway shows, shoots and on set filming," Pilar prefaced before saying, "And all of them actually are!”

Per USA Today's Brent Schrotenboer, Shilo and Shedeur were excused by their father from the Buffs' first team meeting of the year.

"Their trip to Paris had the blessing of their father-coach and was arranged by his business manager, Constance Schwartz-Morini, who also manages endorsement deals for Shedeur and Shilo at SMAC Entertainment in Los Angeles," Schrotenboer wrote.

Shedeur and Shilo accused of having 'valid, selfish reason' not to attend Colorado football team meeting

Mike Farrell Sports' Scott Salomon bashed Shedeur and Shilo for being selfish, and Coach Prime for enabling it, regarding the missed Colorado football team meeting heard 'round the world.

"What's next? Shedeur misses practice or a game for a GQ modeling gig? Where do you draw the line? This is an instance where NIL has gone too far," Salomon prefaced before saying, "When NIL shticks interfere with team meetings or other team-related activities, a line must be drawn in the sand.

"And you wonder why the Buffs played so poorly on the field last season. It looks like the same 'Me First' mentality will riddle the locker room as it did last season. Deion Sanders would sanction any other player for missing a team meeting, especially the first one, but his boys had a valid, selfish reason not to be there."

If Deion Sanders never addresses this, he will have lost credibility by the next time he has something to say about someone who isn't his son doing something similar. Cormani McClain cannot be thrilled about how this situation has been handled in the slightest.

There's a slippery slope CU is now on when it comes to double standards within the football program.