College football fans were divided on SI's Sportsperson of the Year, Deion Sanders.

Deion Sanders, head coach of the Colorado Buffaloes, will be seen on the set of ESPN College GameDay in Boulder, Colorado, United States of America, on September 16, 2023,

before to the game between the Colorado Buffaloes and the Colorado State Rams that will take place at Folsom Field. Andrew Wevers of USA TODAY Sports provided the obligatory credit.

Known more commonly as Coach Prime, Deion Sanders has been selected as the Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated.

The selection of Sanders for the honor in 2023 by Sports Illustrated places him on a renowned list that includes names such as Don Shula, Mike Krzyzewski, and Pat Summitt. Sanders is this year's seventh coach to get the accolade.

Without a shadow of a question, the high-profile reputation of the Colorado Buffaloes football coach was the driving force for the team's meteoric rise to national prominence in 2023

Many college football fans grew interested in a program that had only won one game in 2022, but they gained interested in the program after it won early in the season.

In spite of this, Sanders' pick has caused a lot of college football fans to have conflicting emotions.

College football fans had a range of emotions in response to the news that Deion Sanders was named Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated.