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Old 02-27-2019, 12:53 AM
 
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Controversial Colquitt County High School football head coach Rush Probst, of mid-2000's MTV reality show "Two-A-Days" fame, has been suspended with pay pending an investigation for unstated reasons.

Back in 2015, Probst was suspended for one year for headbutting a player, but appealed and was allowed to coach during the 2016 season.

Probst has led the Colquitt County Packers football program since 2009 where he has built the rural South Georgia school into a perennial state championship contender and national power, leading the program to two state titles and high national rankings in Georgia's highest classification in 2014 and 2015.

Before being hired at Colquitt County in 2008, Probst was the head coach at Hoover High School outside of Birmingham, Alabama from 1999 to 2007 where he led the Hoover Buccaneers football program to four straight Alabama 6A state titles, five state titles in six years and multiple national rankings before resigning in scandal after admitting to an extramarital affair in which he fathered a child out of wedlock.

Colquitt football coach Propst suspended amid investigation (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Rush Propst suspended from coaching duties (WALB-TV, Albany)
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Old 03-17-2019, 01:32 AM
 
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Default Rush Probst fired for giving pills, owing over $400k in taxes and losing control of team after title game loss

The Colquitt County school board fired Rush Probst on an unanimous vote on Thursday...

Colquitt County school board fires Rush Propst (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Reports are that the Colquitt County school board voted unanimously to fire Probst because of ethics issues that included giving over-the-counter medications to students, owing over $400,000 in state and federal income taxes and losing control of the team after the program's upset loss to Milton in the 7A state championship game.

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Rush Propst was fired as Colquitt County football coach this week because a school board investigation found he committed ethics violations that included giving pills to students, interfering with the hiring of a principal, owing over $400,000 in state and federal income taxes and losing control of the team, the Moultrie Observer reported Friday, drawing from a report received through a Georgia Open Records request.
Report: Propst fired for giving pills, back taxes, losing control of team (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The Moultrie Observer uncovered the reasons for Probst's firing through an open records request.

Propst investigation cites pill incidents, dishonesty, insubordination (The Moultrie Observer)
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