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Deion Sanders was released from UC Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz on Monday, three days after surgery for blood clots. Coach Prime's fiancee, Tracey Edmonds, said he was home and resting in his own bed.

Sanders, 55, told his family that doctors addressed clots in both legs. This was an emergency surgery for Prime and said it was necessary for blood flow. He'll need to have another surgery to correct hammer toes in his left foot in the coming weeks.

In 2021, Sanders had two toes amputated due to blood clots while at Jackson State. It was initially reported that Sanders was facing the possibility of amputation. He has since downplayed it.

“There’s no talk of amputation,” Sanders said in a video earlier this week. “There’s no talk of any of that whatsoever. The doctor was just telling me the worst comes to worst. That was gonna happen."

The spotlight on Colorado football has burned bright since Sanders was hired six months ago. A sold out Spring Game with an unprecedented ESPN broadcast was one of the highlights for the Buffs this off-season.