Deion Sanders fired from school he co-founded

Former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders has been fired from Prime Prep Academy.
Posted By Caroline Lee  |  Oct. 11, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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(UPI) -- Deion Sanders, a former Dallas Cowboy and current NFL Network analyst, has been fired from the charter school he co-founded.

Sanders {link:founded Prime Prep Academy, a sports-centric charter school in Texas, in 2012. : ""} The announcement comes a day after Sanders and the school's Chief Financial Officer at the school allegedly got into a physical confrontation at the school.

The CFO, Kevin Jefferson, said that Sanders threw him to the ground, and that it took four people to pull him off.

Sanders denies the physical parts of the altercation, but said that a confrontation did take place. He took to Twitter to comment on the incident.

The school announced this morning that Sanders had been fired in a letter. Read its full text below.

On behalf of the board of directors of Uplift Fort Worth, CDC, the governing body for Prime Prep Academy, I write in support of the decision to end the relationship between Prime Prep Academy and Mr. Deion Sanders.

It is commonly known that Mr. Sanders is a co-founder and has served as an ambassador and employee of the school since its establishment. His positive contribution is appreciated and regarded as a laudable example. The school family wishes Mr. Sanders much success in his future endeavors.

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