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Bishop Sycamore coach Roy Johnson and ABC6 analyst Jay Richardson found owing damages of more than $120,000
A notable figure to surface during the Bishop Sycamore scandal was Jay Richardson, a former Ohio State and NFL linebacker who’s now an analyst for Sinclair-owned ABC6 and Fox 28 in Columbus. Around the discussions of that “school” last August and September, Richardson told ABC6 colleague Haley Nelson he had “zero involvement with Bishop Sycamore,” despite an August 27 summary judgement against him, Bishop Sycamore coach Roy Johnson, and The Richard Allen Group in a fraudulent misrepresentation claim brought by First Merchants Bank. The claim centered around financing for Christians of Faith Academy, a predecessor to Bishop Sycamore that was eventually shut down. Bishop Sycamore was launched not long after, with a very similar vision and leadership group to COF.
ABC6 analyst Jay Richardson claims “zero involvement with Bishop Sycamore,” but interviews, court docs, and past clips dispute that
One of the more interesting media angles in the ongoing Bishop Sycamore situation is about the involvement of former Ohio State and NFL defensive lineman and current ABC6/Fox28 (Sinclair-owned local Columbus affiliates) football analyst Jay Richardson. Richardson has been mentioned a lot around Bishop Sycamore, and around its predecessor “school” Christians of Faith Academy, including in multiple lawsuits. But he told ABC6 colleague Haley Nelson Tuesday that he has “zero involvement with Bishop Sycamore“:
I talked to Susan Richardson and found out about Jay’s birthday and wanted to share it with you – I am going to use her own words. "Jay (Dr. Richardson) was turning 80 and with the COVID-19 still present, there would be no celebration. "Our sons (Todd and Ronda and...