WATCH: Former Cocoa Tiger, Current JSU Receiver Willie Gaines Scores TD in Win Over Alabama State
By ESPN.com // October 10, 2022
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ABOVE VIDEO: Jackson State quarterback Shedeur Sanders connects with Willie Gaines for a 35-yard touchdown on Saturday against Alabama State.
(ESPN.COM) – Former Cocoa Tiger and current Jackson State receiver Willie Gaines scored a 35-yard touchdown on Saturday in Jackson State’s 26-12 win over Alabama State.
When Jackson State coach Deion Sanders and Alabama State coach Eddie Robinson Jr. met at midfield after Saturday’s game, the exchange ended with Robinson pushing away the Pro Football Hall of Famer.
Turns out, they were just getting started.
Robinson took Sanders’ hand following Alabama State’s 26-12 homecoming loss to Jackson State but wanted no part of an embrace with Sanders, instead shoving him with his left hand as he walked away.
A surprised Sanders raised his hands in disbelief before walking away alongside his security detail.
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