Top ex-Fiesta Bowl exec John Junker pleads guilty to felony charge


The former head of the Fiesta Bowl entered a guilty plea Tuesday to a felony charge stemming from a political donations scandal.

John Junker, one of the “stars” of the Dan Wetzel book “Death to the BCS,” entered the plea of guilty today in Phoenix for his role in soliciting political contributions from Fiesta Bowl employees. Junker going down is huge in the college football world, as he is a name synonymous with the massive corruption within the BCS.

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