One of the biggest names in high school football will not spend his fall sidelined from his own sidelines.
The Georgia Professional Standards Commission has reversed its one-year suspension of Colquitt County High School head coach Rush Prospt, instead slapping him firmly on the wrist with a reprimand.
“I don’t think the commission would have agreed to this if they didn’t see some reason for accepting it,” GPSC Director of Ethics Paul Shaw said, via WALB in Moultrie, Ga. “I think they saw this as a reasonable solution.”
He was suspended a month ago for “inappropriate physical conduct” with a player after head-butting a player during Colquitt County’s Class 6A semifinal game with Mill Creek in December. (Colquitt County won the game, and later the state championship.) Propst was not punished by the Colquitt County school system or the Georgia high school governing body.
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Propst is 265-83 with seven state championships as a head coach, including a 30-0 mark at Colquitt County over the past two seasons.
While we’re at it, Colquitt County has posted a varsity coaching position, which those inclined may view here.