As always, the Big Blue Nation has been busy with news on all major sporting fronts, so let’s get right into it.
Joker Phillips is all class, which is the only downfall to his firing. In his first post-firing press conference, he ensured no bridges were burned as he crossed into the unemployment line. Kyle Tucker from the Courier Journal has put together some quotes that really spell out how Joker’s priorities lined up…and none were about him.
On Mitch Barnhart and the Administration Support
What is more interesting than what he says, is what some of his players are saying now that the shoe has fallen. Courtesy of Aaron Smith with Rivals
LB Avery Williamson
Joker will be missed but the coaching record will not. He will land on his feet, though, especially with the $2.5 million cushion.