“No, that’s not the end.”
Unfortunately, Rush Probst’s leaked phone call talking about the need for “fun money” meant his time as head coach of Valdosta was over after just one season. Following the tape’s release, five of its players were deemed ineligible to play and the team was placed on probation for the 2021 season. The school then terminated Coach Probst’s contract.
Shelton Felton stepped in to replace the 63-year-old who first spoke about the scandal in an interview with Saturday Down South recently.
“It was just a bunch of BS talk,” Rush said of the allegations against him. “That was all. I wish I could take some of these things back, but I can’t.
Although his Twitter bio still says “Head Football Coach at Valdosta High School”, Rush is currently not training anywhere and he has not ruled out a (further) comeback.
“I am now content to be a father and I will see what life and God has in store for me,” he told WNSP-FM 105.5. “If I never coach again, so be it.”
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