Paper: North Clayton coach Shockley resigns amid probe

By: associated press
By: associated press

ATLANTA (AP) -- The father of Falcons quarterback and former Georgia star D.J. Shockley has resigned as North Clayton High School football coach.

Clayton County School Board spokesman Charles White says Donald
Shockley resigned January 7th. Shockley was placed on administrative leave with pay on December 14th.

Shockley was head coach at North Clayton since 1994 and an employee in Clayton County schools for 23 years. He also was the
school's athletics director.

According to a school board investigative report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Shockley acknowledged an intimate consensual relationship with an assistant principal.

The newspaper says the investigation found that he keep photos of her on a school computer that were deemed to be inappropriate.

White says the assistant principal also has resigned. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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