Todd Gurley will be wearing the No. 21 with the Atlanta Falcons, but he says his decision didn’t come with Deion Sanders’ blessing.

The running back was asked Friday on Atlanta radio station 92.9 The Game whether he asked Sanders if he could wear the number “Prime Time” wore for the Falcons during the first five seasons of his Hall of Fame career.

“Prime was hatin’ on me. He told me don’t wear it,” Gurley said.

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Asked why Sanders objected, he said: “Cause it’s Prime. If I was Prime, I wouldn’t want nobody wearing my number either.”

On Sunday, Sanders tweeted that he was joking with Gurley.

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