Deion Sanders is one of the most iconic and influential athletes in sports history. He is a Hall of Fame football player, a Super Bowl champion, a Hall of Fame broadcaster, and a successful entrepreneur. But did you know that he also has a special bond with his longtime equipment manager, Jimmie Callaway?
Jc stands for Jimmie Callaway, the initials that Deion Sanders has worn on his shirt since he was a star player at Florida State University (FSU). Callaway has been with the team for over 30 years, and he has been instrumental in supporting and mentoring Sanders throughout his career.
Callaway is not just an equipment manager, he is also a friend, a mentor, and a family member to Sanders. He has been with him through thick and thin, through injuries and triumphs, through highs and lows. He has seen him grow from a young boy to a legend.
Sanders has said that Callaway is “a very important man in my life” and that there is “nobody like My JC.” He has also said that wearing Callaway’s initials on his shirt is a way to honor him and to show his appreciation for everything that he has done for him.
The initials I wear on my gameDay apparel is JC which stands for a very important man in my life Jimmie Callaway the Equiptment Man of FSU. There’s nobody like My JC 👍🏾🙏🏾💯 pic.twitter.com/D6dyre17qz
— COACH PRIME (@DeionSanders) June 1, 2022
Callaway is a beloved figure at FSU, and he is known for his dedication to the program and his close relationships with the players and coaches. He has been involved in every aspect of the team’s success, from equipment management to game preparation to travel arrangements.
Callaway’s initials are not only on Deion Sanders’ shirt, but also on many other items related to the team. There are hats, jackets, bags, shoes, and even a car with Jc on it. Callaway’s initials are everywhere you look at FSU.
Deion Sanders’ decision to wear Callaway’s initials on his shirt is a touching gesture that shows his respect and appreciation for a man who has played a significant role in his life and career. It is also a sign of loyalty and gratitude that will last forever.