Before beating Nebraska in Week 2, Sanders told his team the game was “personal” after Cornhuskers head coach Matt Rhule took a shot in the offseason at how some football programs were building through the NCAA transfer portal, which many took as being directed toward Sanders and Colorado.
COLORADO’S DEION SANDERS GIVES ELECTRIC PREGAME SPEECH BEFORE BEATING NEBRASKA: ‘IT’S PERSONAL’
Norvell may have just made it personal, as well.
On his weekly radio show, Norvell appeared to take a jab at Sanders for wearing a hat and sunglasses during sessions with the media.
“We had to do a bunch of ESPN videos. And it’s great. I loved it. But our kids came out of those videos really with a chip on their shoulder,” Norvell said Wednesday. “They’re tired of all that stuff. They really are tired of it.
“I sat down with ESPN today. And I don’t care if they hear it in Boulder. I told them, ‘I took my hat off, and I took my glasses off.’ And I said, ‘When I talk to grown-ups, I take my hat and my glasses off.’ That’s what my mother taught me. They’re not going to like us no matter what we say or do. It doesn’t matter. So, let’s go up there and play.”