Chadd Scott of 680 The Fan and ChuckOliver.net has a great story on just the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff landed a matchup for the 2011 game pitting the Bulldogs and the Bronocos.
For starters, the game came together rapidly. Georgia was scheduled to begin a home-and-home series with Louisville next season and UGA athletic director Greg McGarity was adamant about honoring the contract the two schools had signed. Despite previous overtures from the Chick-fil-A people, McGarity does not believe in breaking contracts. While an assistant A.D. at Florida, he had a contract broken by Kansas State which left a sour taste in his mouth. He vowed never to do the same thing.
Without a willingness to break its contract with Louisville, how did Georgia get out of that game and into the meeting with Boise?
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