Colorado Buffaloes cornerback Cormani McClain — the highest-ranked recruit in Deion Sanders‘ 2023 CU class — was issued a quotation final week after he was concerned in a automobile crash in Boulder.
TMZ Sports activities has realized … the accident occurred on Jan. 15 lower than a mile away from CU’s campus — after cops say McClain’s automobile “slid into one other automobile when attempting to brake for a crimson mild.”
Thankfully, a spokesperson for the Boulder Police Division mentioned there have been no reported accidents … and neither automobile suffered main injury.
We’re informed, nonetheless, McClain was issued a quotation for “driving too quick for the climate circumstances.”
McClain got here to Colorado with a ton of fanfare — he flipped his dedication late within the ’23 recruiting cycle from Miami to the Buffs … and because the No. 1-ranked H.S. cornerback in the complete nation, many anticipated him to thrive below Sanders.
However, his freshman 12 months did not go fairly as deliberate … he solely totaled 13 tackles in 10 video games — and early within the season, Sanders really referred to as him out throughout a press convention.
Coach Prime informed reporters he needed to see McClain “research” and “put together” extra with a purpose to get extra taking part in time.
“Present as much as the darn conferences,” the coach added.
McClain is now, although, anticipated to be a key contributor for the Buffs’ 2024 squad … and CU followers have already famous he is appeared to have placed on some dimension this offseason.