Former UGA athletic director Damon Evans back in college sports
[dropcap]F[/dropcap]ormer University of Georgia athletic director Damon Evans is back in college sports.
According to the Sports Business Journal, Evans is working at IMG College, heading up a new division that will assist schools with fund raising.
Evans’ LinkedIn profile says he started with IMG in March.
Evans, who played wide receiver for the Bulldogs from 1988-92, joined Georgia’s athletic department as an associate AD in 1998 following stints at the University of Missouri and the SEC. He replaced Vince Dooley as UGA’s athletic director in July 2004.
On June 30, 2010, Evans was arrested in Atlanta for DUI. A 28-year old female named Courtney Fuhrmann was a passenger in the car. Fuhrmann was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
Evans resigned on July 5.
From August 2010 through February of this year, Evans served as V.P. of Business Development with the Markley Group, a Boston-based technology and data services company.
He was replaced at Georgia by Greg McGarity, an Athens native who spent 18 years in the athletic department at the University of Florida.