Shadvar Sanders transferred to Colorado after his father and NFL legend Dion Sanders was named the Buffaloes’ new head coach.
Scheder threw for 6,963 yards and 70 touchdowns during his two-year stint at Jackson State, where he was coached by his father.
In December, the Pro Football Hall of Famer said he intended Scheder to be the Buffaloes’ starting quarterback in 2023 but noted that his son “will have to earn it.”
Scheder will face a different caliber of competition this season now that he is playing at a school that competes in the PAC-12 Conference.
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The Pac-12 held its media day in Las Vegas on Friday, but coach Sanders missed the event as he recovers from another medical procedure to remove a blood clot.
But star and star wide receiver Travis Hunter attended the event. Shedever expressed confidence in his ability to rise to the occasion now that he’s in Colorado.
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“Well, I’m a Sanders. You know I don’t feel pressure. That’s in my blood. I don’t panic. … I don’t get any of that, especially when you prepare and you’ve got the coaches and the staff and the players around you,” Scheidor said.
“Like, it’s not a real pressure. You’re just fighting yourself and your thoughts … and that’s it. … I’m not afraid of any names or anything like that.”
A father-son duo is trying to turn around a Buffaloes football program that has struggled in recent years. Colorado went 1-11 last season.
Coach Sanders has changed the roster with a total of 18 players. Entering the Transfer Portal.
Dion’s arrival has sparked excitement among Colorado fans. More than 47,000 fans attend the Buffaloes’ annual spring game in April.
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Colorado opens the season on September 2, when the Buffaloes travel to Fort Worth, Texas to face TCU. The Horned Frogs defeated Michigan in the College Football Playoff semifinals last season Georgia Bulldogs In the national championship