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Deion Sanders

I Didn't Choke SLAM School Worker

... But We Did 'Lock Up'

10/10/2013 11:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Deion Sanders tells TMZ ... he did not CHOKE SLAM an employee at the school he co-founded ... but acknowledges there was a physical confrontation.

Cops in Dallas are investigating violent allegations made by Kevin Jefferson, the CFO of Prime Prep Academy ... a charter school Deion co-founded last year.

According to Jefferson, Sanders flew off the handle after learning that some of the school's student athletes were not doing well in their classes.

Jefferson says Sanders got "upset and a little emotional" and then "grabbed me by my throat and kind of threw me to the ground."

But Sanders says it's all BS -- telling TMZ, "We locked up with one another ... but he was not physically assaulted."

He adds, "He's looking for a pay day. I did nothing to that gentleman that warranted an assault."

Sanders later tweeted, "The Person claiming assault is a fake administrator whom does absolutely nothing to help the school,kids or teachers reach our goals. Truth."

He added, "I won’t sit&witness my PrimePrep kids receive 2nds when they deserve the BEST EDUCATION!"

Deion says he'll cooperate fully with the investigation -- so far, he's not been contacted by police.

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1.

royalredus    

Wow I didn't know Deion founded a school. That's pretty awesome!

285 days ago
2.

Pudding Tang    

So Deion lip locked Kevin?... Harvey will be so proud.

285 days ago
3.

BaadBoy    

Where' the video Deion? If the school doesn't have cameras, then he should consider this a notice that he needs them.

285 days ago
4.

Toasty J    

Deion should stick to hosting gigs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM4pXhsN18g

285 days ago
5.

Mr. Pukey    

Neon deion... Your a punk ghetto rat wanna be. Go away PLEASE!!

285 days ago
6.

Knight    

I didn't choke slam that school worker, it just looked like I did. Smoke and Mirrors huh Deion?

285 days ago
7.

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285 days ago
8.

6one9    

I think someone IS looking for a `` payday!!

285 days ago
9.

jimbo    

Why would he even "lock up" with a school administrator? Also, If you felt he was so bad, why didn't you fire him long before this incident?

Sanders side of the story doesn't hold water.

285 days ago
10.

Mikey    

Teach these kids how to sell crack without getting caught. Thats where the real money is.

285 days ago
11.

Mikey    

Because the student athletes were not doing well in their classes.


Maybe they just be stupid. Teach em to sell crack.

285 days ago
12.

Mikey    

The founder of the school just be lockin up with the school administrator. Teach those dumb ass kids to lock up with the teachers until they give them passing grades.

285 days ago
13.

chris corr    

Funny how Dieon does all his hitting on women and teachers. Where was that in the NFL????

285 days ago
14.

Walter     

Men should be allowed to fight each other. And the loser should be forced to pay for any medical bills incurred. Not the winner.

285 days ago
15.

Mikey    

Did it work? Are the kids now getting good grades since the choking? He might have something here.

285 days ago
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