Former Hoover HC Rush Propst’s Season Ban Reversed

Moultrie, GA – Former Hoover Bucs head football coach, Rush Propst, will be roaming the south Georgia sidelines this fall after all.

The current state champion head coach at Moutrie, GA’s Colquitt County High School originally received a one year coaching ban for headbutting a player during a nationally televised game in late 2015.

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission, who levied the sanction, has reduced the penalty to a reprimand, which will not require Propst to miss any time on the gridiron.

Propst released the following statement following the commission’s reversal:

“I regret that this incident has in any way reflected negatively on my hometown of Moultrie, Georgia, the Colquitt County High School, its football program, players and their accomplishments.  Our coaches, football players, cheerleaders, band, fans and entire Moultrie community have worked very hard for our success in football and I do not want their hard work and success overshadowed by this incident.

“I am thankful for the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for considering all the facts and agreeing to a reprimand. I also appreciate the Attorney General’s office for being fair in this matter.”

The two time defending state champion Colquitt County Packers will open the 2016 season against the team the Packers were playing when the headbutting incident took place.   Propst’s Packers will face off with the Mill Creek Hawks, August 20th, in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome.