“I’m surprised as you are, this is crazy.”

Hey, remember this guy?

Following Seasons 1 and 2 of Netflix’s Last Chance U at East Mississippi, the series went in search of a new program to cover. One that would provide some drama from future and former highly recruited Division I players, and coaches alike to keep fans tuned in. The bar for drama and intrigue was set pretty high.

The hit series found all that, and then some, when they decided to bring Seasons 3 and 4 to Jason Brown’s Independence Community College program in Kansas.

When Season 3 of the hit series came out, coach Brown and his bravado and unique approach was a central theme of conversations about the new direction the series had taken at Independence. There was plenty of drama between Brown and players who didn’t like his approach, as well as some on his coaching staff, and the series was just a peek behind the curtain.

Late last week, things came to a head when a screenshot started circulating on social media of a text message exchange between Brown and a player, where he plainly shared his disappointment with some of the players choices, before stating – “I’m your new Hitler.”

That went over well, as Brown got canned from his coaching position.  Fortunately for him, it seems he’s made an impressive career move.

Jason Brown was indicted on 10 charges on Friday, eight of them felonies. As reported by the Parsons (Kan.) Sun, Brown has been charged with four counts of blackmail, four counts of identity theft (all felonies) and two counts of criminal false communication.

The Montgomery County (Kan.) Attorney’s Office alleges Brown posed as an attorney of the Cochran Law Firm–that’s the Johnnie Cochran, of OJ Simpson fame–to communicate with two Kansas newspapers regarding their coverage of Brown and the Independence Community College football program, which Brown coached until his February resignation.

Okay, an impressive imaginary career move, but still…

This season’s Last Chance U ought to be a doozy.

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6 responses to ““I’m surprised as you are, this is crazy.”

  1. jrod1229

    I’m fairly confident Jermaine Johnson will be heavily featured this season (hopefully just on the field making plays) so that’ll be an nice thing to watch for.

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  2. Normaltown Mike

    Jason Brown’s understanding of the law

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  3. gastr1

    It would take desperate souls to take jobs or schooling in Independence, Ks. What a shithole.

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    • jrod1229

      Whoa whoa whoa. First monkey in space was from there. Braums. Umm.. big train in said park/zoo. Still a 5cent carousel.

      Grandparents are from there so spent a lot of time there in my youth. I’d say there isn’t anything in Kansas in general.

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  4. Go Dawgs!

    Coach Brown made sure in Season 3 to boast of his street cred and upbringing on the mean streets of Compton and south central LA. Looks like it wasn’t just for show.

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