'Coach Prime' Trailer Drops for Deion Sanders, JSU Football Docuseries by Prime Video

Adam WellsDecember 15, 2022

JACKSON, MS - DECEMBER 3: Coach Deion Sanders overlooks the warm-up of his team before the start of the Jackson State Tigers and Southern University Jaguars SWAC Football Championship game at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium on December 3, 2022, in Jackson, Mississippi. (Photo by Charles A Smith/Jackson State University via Getty Images)
Charles A Smith/Jackson State University via Getty Images

Deion Sanders' final season as head football coach at Jackson State will be the subject of a four-part documentary series on Prime Video from SMAC Productions.

Amazon released the trailer for Coach Prime, along with the announcement the first two parts will be available to stream on Dec. 29.

The series will follow Sanders and the Jackson State Tigers throughout the 2022 season. It will explore how the team and the community banded together over the course of the year, and it will feature a wide range of celebrity guests.

"I am HONORED and ELATED to share this inside look at how our program made HISTORY as JSU's first undefeated regular season football team. This group of young men are SMART, TOUGH, FAST, and DISCIPLINED with CHARACTER, and together, we were able to DOMINATE all season long," said Sanders. "You'll see it all this seasonβ€”the highs and lows and the way this community came together. This is the most resilient and inspiring group of people I have ever met. I can't say enough about the people of Jackson."

This season marked Sanders' third year with the Tigers program. He built them into an FCS superpower, capped off with a 12-0 record and a SWAC Championship in 2022. It's the first undefeated regular season in school history.

Sanders will conclude his tenure at Jackson State on Dec. 17 against North Carolina Central in the Celebration Bowl. He accepted the head-coaching position at the University of Colorado on Dec. 3.

Jackson State was Sanders' first stint as a head coach at the collegiate level. He went 27-5 and won back-to-back SWAC titles in 2021 and 2022.