Barker, 49, was booked into the Nashville County Jail early Saturday morning, according to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office website. He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was given a $10,000 deposit with a 12-hour hold because it was a domestic violence case. He was released Saturday night after posting the bond.
Investigators did not immediately return a call from Related press Ask for details on the case. Barker did not answer the call from AP and it remains unclear whether he has an attorney who can comment.
Barker is a talk show host on a sports radio station in Birmingham, Alabama. He led Alabama to the national championship in 1992. He won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as the nation’s top senior in this position and was fifth in the polls. selected the Heisman Trophy in 1994.
Barker led Alabama to a 35-2-1 record when he started in midfield.
https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/jay-barker-sara-evans-husband-domestic-violence-charge-1235019646/ Jay Barker, Husband of Sara Evans, Accused of Domestic Violence – Billboard