Ex-Tide QB enters plea in domestic violence case


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, who’s married to nation music singer Sara Evans, has entered what Tennessee prosecutors known as a “finest curiosity” plea to a misdemeanor cost of reckless endangerment after a January arrest on a felony home violence cost.

The plea Barker entered Thursday means he didn’t admit guilt however agreed that the state had sufficient proof to show its case, stated Steve Hayslip, spokesman for the Nashville District Lawyer Common’s workplace.

An arrest affidavit from the January incident stated Barker tried to hit two individuals with a automobile however missed. The affidavit stated Barker and the sufferer have been married however separated and at the moment dwelling individually. The district legal professional’s workplace informed WKRN-TV on Thursday {that a} divorce continues to be in progress.

Barker was charged with aggravated assault with a lethal weapon and positioned on a $10,000 bond with a 12-hour maintain as a result of it was a home violence case. He was launched after posting bond.

Barker is a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, sports activities radio speak present host. Barker, who had a 35-2-1 file as beginning quarterback, led Alabama to the nationwide championship in 1992. He gained the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award because the nation’s high upperclassman on the place and was fifth within the Heisman Trophy voting in 1994.

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