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Complaint filed against V. Dooley

The Associated Press

ATHENS ? An assistant athletics director at the University of Georgia filed a complaint against athletics director Vince Dooley after she says she was unfairly passed over for a promotion.

Susan Lahey, an academic counselor in the athletics department since 1992, claimed Dooley "violated federal (Equal Employment Opportunity) laws as well as parts of Title IX."

Lahey applied for Robert Goodwin's job as senior assistant athletics director for academic counseling and support. Lahey claims she was told she would not be considered for the position.

Dooley told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sunday that he consulted Len Davis in the school's equal opportunity office before making any decisions about the position.

"While I am aware of the specifics of Ms. Lahey's complaint, ... any employment decision made by me that might have involved Ms. Lahey was not done without counsel and advice of Mr. Davis," Dooley said.

Auburn-Tech football game will be on ABC

AUBURN, Ala. ? Auburn's Sept. 6 game at Georgia Tech will be televised nationally by ABC.

Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CDT at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

It will be the first time the Tigers have played the Yellow Jackets since 1987. Auburn won that game, 20-10, in Atlanta.

The Tigers lead the all-time series 47-39-4 and have won the last nine games.

Georgia Tech opens the 2003 season at Brigham Young on Aug. 28.

In addition to Auburn, the Yellow Jackets' home schedule includesClemson on Sept. 20, N.C. State on Oct. 4, Maryland on Oct. 23, North Carolina on Nov. 15 and Georgia on Nov. 29.

Auburn player suspended

AUBURN, Ala. ? Auburn linebacker Lemarcus Rowell was suspended indefinitely Monday after being arrested on three misdemeanor charges.

Rowell, 20, was stopped for speeding early Sunday morning, Opelika police Capt. Melvin Harrison said. Rowell was charged with driving under the influence and a search of his vehicle led to charges of marijuana possession and carrying a pistol without a permit, Harrison said. All three charges are Class A misdemeanors.

Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville released a statement Monday saying Rowell was suspended for "violating team rules." Rowell was released on bond Sunday afternoon. The former Parade All-American played in 11 games as a true freshman in 2002, totaling 20 tackles. A two-time all-state selection at Opelika High School, Rowell was expected to compete for the backup middle linebacker job behind senior Dontarrious Thomas.