Craig James Axed from Fox Sports Southwest

By DJ Byrnes on September 2, 2013 at 10:06a
Craig James: the Most Hated Man in college sports?

Last week, Fox Sports Southwest made the curious move of hiring the alleged murderer of five prostitutes, failed Senate candidate and the most hated man in West Texas: Jesse Craig James. It must be assumed multiple sentient people were involved in the hiring and Fox Sports Southwest doesn't run any background checks.

James appeared on the network's college football studio show this weekend, even though his contract was not officially finalized. That's what Fox Sports management is saying anyway, because once they got word of James hiring, they buried James faster than he allegedly buried one of those five slain prostitutes. Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated was the first to report: has learned that the veteran broadcaster will no longer appear on the network. Fox Sports executives were not happy with the hire by the regional network, according to sources, and the hire had not been fully vetted at the highest levels of Fox Sports management. A formal agreement had not been finalized, even though James appeared on FSS on Saturday night. "Craig James will not be making any further appearances on Fox Sports Southwest's football coverage this season," said a Fox Sports spokesperson, when asked for a comment.

We at Eleven Warriors would like to say Craig James is an upstanding citizen, and we wish him the best in all future endeavors, but then we would be lying through our teeth. #RIP5DeadHookers


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acBuckeye's picture

It was Mike Leach's fault.

Idaho Helga's picture

Hey, I'm in the heart of WASSU (Wash St. territory) and that was pretty funny.  I shall pass that along.
Interestingly, only about 80% here are still Leach supporters.  They think this dismal team from 2 years ago (like 8 wins in 3 years) should have been bowl bound last year because Leach got his 1st year here.   If you thought tOSU fans are delusional you should hear a bit of some of the irrational Cougar fans.  Add to that, Leach , being Leach, told it like it was which pissed off even more people.   I actually called in to a cougar (never did it before or since) talk radio show to remind them that Urban called his team a "clown show" and then we went 12-0.  It shut the haters up from that point but only for the remaining hour.

Buckeyevstheworld's picture

Between "The Hooker Butcher", and that picture, I might pass out from laughing.

"YOLO" = I'm about to do something extremely ignorant/stupid & I need an excuse to do it.

Unky Buck's picture

I particularly enjoyed the #RIP5DeadHookers #INearlyPeedMyPants

Rock over London; Rock on Chicago. Timex: It takes a lickin' but keeps on tickin'

theDuke's picture

Where can I score that ms paint artwork?! Love it! Definitely should be made into a poster. 


deskpoet's picture

Great gift for the holiday, easily the best posting today. Well done.

Mirror Lake Jump's picture

Go home craig james, your drunk.

FitzBuck's picture

I wish someone would put him in a shed.  

Fitzbuck | Toledo - Ohio's right armpit | "A troll by any other name is still a troll".

harleymanjax's picture

I heard that Mark May killed SIX hookers while at Pitt, he did it to get their underwear, which he proudly wears to this day, as serial killers are known to collect trophies from their victims!

"Because I couldn't go for 3"

Matt Gutridge's picture

James, Craig James.
South Parkesque video on Craig James (0:26)

buckeyefanatic's picture

Craig James killed five hookers while at SMU?

How many batteries does it take to beat Michigan football?   1AA
Want to beat Michigan? There's an App for that.

wolfman's picture

I didn't realize how far Craig James has fallen.  I always thought he did a great job on CBS for college football.  This "killing hookers" thing is bizarre!

Knarcisi's picture

LOL at "axed" in the headline 

jthiel09's picture

Somewhere, Mike Leach is laughing.


pjtobin's picture

I don't know anything about this guy. I clicked the link and it said that there is a rumor going around that he killed 5 hookers. He got a coach fired. He is a failed politician. And most ppl dislike him. He must be a SCum grad. 

Bury me in my away jersey, with my buckeye blanket. A diehard who died young. Rip dad.