Deion Sanders clarifies stance on Todd Gurley wearing No. 21
No, Deion Sanders does not actually have a problem with Todd Gurley wearing No. 21 with the Atlanta Falcons.
Gurley had said in an interview that Sanders warned against wearing the number, but Gurley opted to take it anyway. When one fan said on Twitter that it seemed the Falcons were trying to erase Sanders’ legacy, the man himself stepped in to clarify that he was joking and had no issue with Gurley taking the number.
Thank u for your love but it ain’t that deep to me. I was joking with @TG3II I love that youngsta and proud that he will represent it right. I love these kids that play today and wish them all well. “A NUMBER DIDN’T MAKE PRIME PRIME MADE THE NUMBER. #Truth Man they have a DEION https://t.co/nn2ZN4HvYs
— Deion Sanders (@DeionSanders) April 12, 2020
It’s easy to see how this turned into a controversy, and it’s good that Sanders is putting it to rest. Gurley likely sees it as a way to honor Sanders, and Sanders doesn’t have a problem with it after all.