New Mexico head coach Mike Locksley allegedly punched assistant Jonathan “J.B.” Gerald in the face during a scuffle between coaches last Sunday, taking a page from the Tom Cable School of Office Management in dealing with your underlings. From the Albuquerque Police Department report:â†µ
Mr. Gerald said at one point in the meeting Coach Michael Locksley, who is the head coach for the team became angry with him and approached him in an aggressive manner. Mr. Gerald said that Coach Locksley grabbed him by the collar and as other coaches were attempting to intervene, Coach Locksley punched him in the mouth causing aâ†µ
â†µsmall cut on the inside of his upper lip.
Locksley has had quite a banner first year as head coach of the Lobos, drawing a still-pending sexual harassment and wrongful termination suit just weeks after taking the job. A press conference is scheduled for 5:30 p.m, where we will find out if Locksley has done Cable couldn’t do: punch himself out of a job.