Monday, November 22, 2010

How The Georgia-Boise State Game Came To Be

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?
Continue reading Chadd's article

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