Louisiana high school coach fired days after saying Alabama can’t recruit his players
Parkway High School has relieved head football coach David Feaster of his duties after six seasons. The news comes days after the coach appeared on a radio show in Louisiana and said he would no longer help Alabama coaches recruit his players. Per the Shreveport Times, Feaster will retain his duties as a teacher at Parkway:
The Alabama dust-up came to light again this week when Feaster reiterated his thoughts about Alabama with Fletcher and called Alabama football “unethical” on a Baton Rouge radio station.
The current Parkway administration didn’t take kindly to the attention and felt Fester was “undermining” school officials and potentially hurting other Panthers athletes who could be recruited by Alabama.
“Most people are going to say ‘Feaster just ran his mouth,’ but (Parkway) made it clear to me why they fired me,” Feaster said via The Shreveport Times. “They can say what they want to about Alabama, but (Bates) cited me for insubordination. He said, ‘You should have checked with me before you banned Alabama.’
“I said, ‘That was four years ago, you weren’t even the principal here.’ But he said I brought so much negative publicity to the school I had to go.”
Feaster appeared on ESPN 104.5 in Baton Rouge to discuss his former player, quarterback Brandon Harris. The Parkway coach said thanks to what happened with Harris and then-Bama coaches Doug Nussmeier and Billy Napier, Alabama coaches were no longer welcome to recruit his players.
But this apparently isn’t the first run-in Feaster has had with Bama coaches. Crimson Tide coaches have reportedly not been welcome by Feaster for more than one year. Feaster told a local…