Colorado's Shedeur Sanders on 2024 NFL Draft class: 'I don't see a quarterback that's better than me'

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Shedeur Sanders whitethorn person decided to enactment astatine Colorado different year, but he has nan utmost assurance successful himself playing astatine nan adjacent level. 

Sanders joined his father, Deion, astatine nan University of Colorado past season, and nan Buffaloes quickly became nan hottest communicative successful sports.

Colorado started nan play unranked but pulled disconnected a monolithic upset against TCU, putting itself connected nan nationalist map. 

The Buffaloes won their first 3 games, but that streak was short-lived. They mislaid 7 of their last 8 games.

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Despite nan unsmooth ending, Shedeur showed his talent is morganatic and put himself successful nan speech for nan NFL Draft's first round, and possibly moreover nan apical five.

Sanders says he would spell beautiful early successful this year's draft.

"I’m biased, but I don’t spot a backmost that’s amended than me," Sanders told Sports Illustrated Friday. "I don’t spot a backmost that went done arsenic overmuch adversity arsenic me, that had 4 [offensive coordinators] successful 4 years.

That's immoderate precocious self-praise considering Caleb Williams has been nan odds-on No. 1 prime for a agelong while now. Drake Maye, Jayden Daniels, Michael Penix Jr., Bo Nix and J.J. McCarthy could besides beryllium top-10 picks.

Sanders said nan adversity he's been done successful assemblage puts him supra them all.

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"Coming from an HBCU, coming to a Power Five [school], having existent unit connected me. A batch of group don’t understand that’s a batch much adversity than you deliberation conscionable moreover being nan boy of Deion Sanders," he said.

"You put immoderate of those guys successful [my] situation, they’re not doing that. I respect their game, I respect what they’re doing because to beryllium capable to beryllium a first-round draught pick, to beryllium capable to person occurrence connected nan field, it takes a batch of difficult activity and determination and everything. But nan astir unit and nan safest stake is me."

Sanders threw for 3,230 yards and 27 touchdowns pinch conscionable 3 interceptions successful 2023.

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