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Deion Sanders’ girlfriend says Colorado coach had ‘another successful surgery’ for blood clot

Tracy Edmonds, a television producer and longtime girlfriend of Deon Sanders, provided an update on the state of health of the Colorado buffalo.

The NFL legend underwent another surgery this week to repair a blood clot in one of his legs. He initially underwent a procedure in June to remove blood clots from his left thigh and leg. On Friday, Edmonds said the second surgery was successful.

“Thank you Lord for another successful surgery! We thank you for giving #CoachPrime Deion Sanders the strength to fight through these challenges and we believe you will see him through! We are so grateful to all the doctors, nurses and staff who have blessed him on his road to recovery!” Edmonds wrote in an Instagram post on Friday.


Tracy Edmonds and Deon Sanders attend the 12th Annual NFL Honors at Symphony Hall on February 9, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

“Following the success of his last procedure and on the advice of his doctors, Coach Prime is scheduled for a routine follow-up procedure later on July 20,” a spokesperson said in a statement earlier this week. University officials initially described Thursday’s surgery as a “routine follow-up.”

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Edmonds also thanked the support Sanders has received as she has dealt with the blood clot.

“And we thank you all for your beautiful prayers! They bring tears to my eyes when I read them and they fill us with hope and strength! God bless you all!” he wrote.

Sanders said the latest procedure will also straighten the remaining toes on his left foot. He had previously had to have some of his toes amputated due to complications from a blood clot.

Deion Sanders takes questions from the media.

Dion Sanders, CU’s new head football coach, takes questions at the Arrow Touchdown Club during a press conference on Dec. 4, 2022, in Boulder, Colorado. (Helen H. Richardson/Media News Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Colorado defensive coordinator Charles Kelly stepped into Pac-12 media day in Las Vegas on Friday while Sanders was recovering.

“Unfortunately, his recovery will keep him out of PAC-12 media day, but he is fully expected to be back coaching in time for fall camp,” Sanders said in a YouTube video earlier this week.

Sanders has also made it clear he plans to stick around coaching Colorado for its season opener on Sept. 2, when the Buffaloes travel to Forthworth, Texas, to face TCU. The Horned Frogs defeated Michigan in last year’s College Football Playoff semifinal game Georgia Bulldogs In the national championship

“I promise you when we go to TCU, I’m running in front of my team. I promise you,” Sanders said.

Deion Sanders meets the cheerleaders.

University of Colorado head football coach Dion Sanders gives a fist bump to cheerleaders before the spring football game as part of Black and Gold Day on April 22, 2023. (Michael Seglow for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Sanders was an eight-time Pro Bowler and won two Super Bowls during his storied NFL career. Before taking the head coaching job at Colorado, Sanders coached at Jackson State for three seasons.

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The Buffaloes have struggled in recent years and are coming off a 1-11 season.

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