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Summers out at Georgia Southern
In this Herald file photo from December, 2016, Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers, right, takes the field with Darrius Sapp, left, and the rest of the team against Troy at Paulson Stadium. Summers was relieved of his coaching duties by Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein Sunday. - photo by SCOTT BRYANT/file
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced Sunday that head football coach Tyson Summers has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. “I thank Tyson and his family for their contributions to Georgia Southern,” Kleinlein said. “Being the leader of a college football program is more than just coaching games; it’s managing academics and leading 120 young men.