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College football: Georgia assistant is fined for past actions

College football: Georgia assistant is fined for past actions

Georgia fined assistant coach Shane Beamer $25,000 for accepting leaked game plan information two years ago while at Virginia Tech from a former Wake Forest assistant coach. 

In a statement issued Thursday by Georgia, Beamer said then-Wake Forest assistant Tommy Elrod called him the night before the game in 2014 with “a few plays that he said Wake Forest might run.” 

Beamer — the son of retired Hokies coach Frank Beamer — said he did not share the plays with anyone and didn’t use the information in the game, won 6-3 by the Demon Deacons in double overtime. 

The younger Beamer said he “made a serious mistake in judgment by accepting the information and...

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