Another Georgia high school football coach is out of a job over allegations of recruiting a player from another school.
Mario Allen, who was announced as Rockdale County’s head coach in February, won’t get the job after a Rockdale County Public Schools investigation found evidence of potential recruiting and practice violations, the Rockdale Citizen reported.
Allen denied the allegations in an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Monday afternoon.
Earlier this month, Shiloh coach Brian Montgomery resigned under pressure while denying allegations that he asked four players to come to Shiloh from North Atlanta, his former school. In February, Troup fired Charlie Flowers amid allegations that he helped players move into the Troup district.
At Rockdale, Allen acknowledged that he drove a student from Columbia, where he currently teaches and coached the football team last fall, to Rockdale to watch a recent off-season workout and see the school. But he said it was