Originally posted on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 11/23/12
If you don't know who AJ Barker is, congratulations. You've successfully avoided the most obnoxious story in the college football landscape for an entire week and might actually still have faith in our generation. I envy you. If you're still curious, here's the deal: AJ Barker, the leading receiver at Minnesota, quit the team on Sunday via Twitter (manly) after citing a Thursday afternoon disagreement between he and head coach Jerry Kill over whether Barker was healthy enough to play after an ankle injury. Kill thought Barker was healthy enough to go on the ankle, and accused him of mishandling his treatment of the injury. Barker thought he wasn't ready to play yet and accused Kill of rushing him back. I don't know how bad Barker's ankle was, but considering Kill coaches through freaking SEIZURES I think he's qualified to call a kid out on his toughness. AJ Barker doesn't. He took to Tumblr to write a 4,000 word blog post listing every reason he quit the team. You can rea...
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