Text messages were submitted on Monday to the ongoing civil case brought by the state about the welfare issue.

According to texts, former governor Phil Bryant pushed for the NFL legend Brett Favre's proposal of volleyball to become a reality.

The texts reveal that the then-governor even gave Favre writing advice so that his grant request would be approved by the Mississippi Department of Human Services.

For alleged fraud, Bryant fired John Davis, the former director of a welfare agency. 

The just made public texts were submitted on Monday by a lawyer for the organisation founded by Nancy New.

The text demonstrates how Bryant, Favre, New, Davis, and others collaborated to divert at least $5 million in state welfare monies toward the construction of a new volleyball stadium at the University of Southern Mississippi,where Favre's daughter played the sport.

 Favre received the most of the credit For procuring the money to build the facility. 

Bryant has consistently denied having any direct participation in the decision to direct welfare fund into the volleyball stadium.

One text indicates that plans for the project even called for naming the structure after him.

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