Wednesday Random Updates

I’m probably the 20,000th Bama fan to tell you this, but Jay Barker is engaged to country music singer Sara Evans. With 7 combined children, Jay has finally overtaken his rival Mark Gottfried in the child department. Jay has a starting line-up and a bench. Congrats to the happy couple.

Richard Hendrix will announce his decision today on either going pro or returning for his senior season. My gut says he’ll stay, but NBA scouts seem to be rather high on him, so one can never be too sure one way or another. He really needs to work on his game in terms of shooting, but I wish him the best either way.

If you want some good pictures of spring practice and the new assistant coaches in Bama gear, The Tuscaloosa News is the best place to visit.

Wonder why our NCAA compliance officer was promoted to an Assistant AD position? Well, turns out that Chris Kings wants to be an Athletic Director someday. It makes sense to me, and I wish King the best.

I’m sorry to end this update on such a somber note, but it appears that Victor Ellis has ended his battle with cancer. As our friends at point out, Victor died late yesterday at the age of 28. Victor was a good man, and I pray that the money he raised will help to the develop medical treatment for rare forms of cancer. This wasn’t unexpected, but it is still difficult news to digest.

Victor shall be missed

Continue to check for updates regarding Victor’s journey and funeral arrangements at


One Response to “Wednesday Random Updates”

  1. gerry dorsey Says:

    i wasn’t aware that gottfried and barker were competing. [insert “maybe gottfried can win at something” joke here]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: