The Mysterious Departure of KOA's Reggie McDaniel
"Reggie’s deal is complicated," she maintains via e-mail. "He needed to get the money out of his 401K so he could get his business up and running. In order to do that he had to 'retire.'" She adds that "he may be back when he gets his financial situation in order. We've been telling people he left to focus on his business."
The vagueness of this explanation may lead to speculation that McDaniel is struggling with health issues of the sort that have plagued him on and off in recent years -- but according to Olinger, he was feeling fine the last time they spoke. Until McDaniel resurfaces, then, the only thing listeners know for certain is that he's gone. -- Michael Roberts