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Blog: Georgia adds nonconference football game in 2016

Georgia has added a nonconference football game for the 2016 season.

Nicholls State, an FCS school from Thibodaux, La., will get $525,000 for the game in Athens. The exact date for the game in 2016 has not been determined, according to a memorandum of understanding signed this month by the athletic directors at both schools that was obtained via an open records request.

Nicholls State went 4-8 last season, including a 66-3 loss at Oregon and 70-7 at Louisiana-Lafayette.

The Colonels play at Arkansas this season. This will be their first ever football meeting with Georgia.

Georgia’s 2016 schedule already includes the annual game with Georgia Tech and its rotating SEC cross-division opponent is Ole Miss on the road.

The Bulldogs in June added games against Notre Dame in 2017 in South Bend, Ind., and in Athens in 2019.

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