Propst, an Alabama native, has been a head coach for 31 seasons and won five state titles at Hoover in Alabama before coming to Georgia at Colquitt County in 2008. Propst led Colquitt to state titles in 2014 and 2015. Accused of misconduct there that he denied, Propst was forced out in Moultrie after the 2018 season despite a Class 7A runner-up finish.
The Valdosta drama has made national news because of the school’s football pedigree. Valdosta’s 939 football victories, now 932 after the forfeits, rank No. 1 all-time nationwide.