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Former UGA AD Evans Now An Asset To Maryland, Overseeing Budget, Renovations

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 04 / 15

It has been about five years since former Georgia AD DAMON EVANS was forced to resign "following a DUI arrest when he was with a woman who was not his wife," and he now serves as Maryland Senior Associate AD & CFO, according to Marc Weiszer of the ATHENS BANNER-HERALD. The 45-year-old "...

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