Last week, football agent and lawyer Ralph Cindrich went on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and publicly chastised current University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and NCAA President Mark Emmert. As Sports Agent Blog contributor Benjamin Haynes noted, Cindrich believes Saban is cheating and breaking NCAA rules, but offered no direct evidence to prove such on the radio. Instead, Ralph stated, “everybody has something on Nick Saban. And if he has a problem with anything I say, then come after me, big guy.
While Saban has not come after Cindrich, many Alabama fans have. In fact, Cindrich has given the Alabama contingent its own hashtag – #BamaMob, and has allegedly received many threats from them. In response, Cindrich tweeted the following:
And then last night, a “Twitter fight” erupted between Cindrich and another lawyer/football agent, John Phillips. Phillips had the first punch, but Cindrich responded with his own blows. The fight, below:
I then noted on Twitter that there was a pending fight between Cindrich and Phillips, to which Phillips replied: