Gamecocks QB Coach Arrested
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:22:16 GMT —
South Carolina quarterbacks coach G.A. Mangus was arrested on early Tuesday morning in Greenville and charged with nuisance conduct according to numerous media reports across the state. The South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association convention is being held in the Upstate bringing high school head coaches from across the state.
According to police reports, an unmarked patrol car saw Mangus urinating on a public street at 1:31 a.m. The report also stated that Mangus was unsteady on his feet with "a strong odor of alcoholic beverage".
Mangus is in his third year of coaching quarterbacks at USC. His starting QB, Stephen Garcia,is currently suspended for his own alcohol-related incident.
Update - 12:49 pm
South Carolina sports information released the statement below, announcing that Mangus has been suspended indefinitely:
SOUTH CAROLINA SID PRESS RELEASE
COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 26, 2011) " University of South Carolina assistant football coach G.A. Mangus has been suspended indefinitely following an incident that occurred early this morning in Greenville, head coach Steve Spurrier announced today.
G.A. has been suspended from all coaching activities until this matter is resolved, said Coach Spurrier. We are disappointed in his actions and will handle it accordingly.