JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson State University (JSU) leaders announced on Wednesday that Head Football Coach Deion Sanders won’t coach Saturday’s game against Bethune-Cookman.

Following the order of his doctors, Sanders will sit the game out. He recently underwent surgery on his foot.

According to JSU, Coach Gary Harrell will lead the team during Saturday’s game.

“Coach Prime looks forward to returning to the sideline. We wish Coach a speedy recovering and can’t wait to see him on the field,” the JSU statement said.