The Pell City School Board attempted but ultimately failed to remove Pell City High School football coach Rush Propst on Wednesday.

Per WBRC, the board held a special meeting on Wednesday with a vote on the “non-renewal” of Propst as head coach on the agenda. The vote reportedly failed to receive a second motion, so the coach best known for being the head coach of powerhouse Hoover during its MTV "Two-A-Days" show will remain at Pell City.

According to ABC 33/40's Kyra Purvis, board member Greg Crump pointed to the high school having three head coaches in as many years and lamented, "You see the issue. It’s not the coaches, it’s this board.”

Propst compiled five state titles while leading the Hoove Buccaneers and two more while head coach at Colquitt County High School in Georgia before being fired for off-field issues.

He left Colquitt for in-state Valdosta High School, where he was sanctioned for playing ineligible players.

After two years away from head coaching duties, Propst returned to Pell City, going 1-10 in his first season with one win vacated due to playing an ineligible player.

The next board meeting is set for May 21.

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