Mon­tana dis­misses coach, ath­letic di­rec­tor

The Washington Times Daily - - Sports -

HE­LENA, MONT. | The Univer­sity of Mon­tana fired foot­ball coach Robin Pflugrad and ath­letic di­rec­tor Jim O’day. News of the fir­ings comes as the foot­ball pro­gram deals with sex­ual as­sault al­le­ga­tions against two play­ers.

Ear­lier this month, a univer­sity stu­dent ac­cused start­ing quar­ter­back Jor­dan John­son of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing her. No charges have been filed. Run­ning back Beau Don­ald­son was sus­pended from the team af­ter be­ing charged in Jan­uary with rap­ing an ac­quain­tance. Don­ald­son has pleaded not guilty.

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