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Blog: Georgia lines up 2015 game

Georgia’s scheduling philosophy in football under athletic director Greg McGarity includes playing one Football Championship Subdivision opponent a year.

The Bulldogs have lined up another, Southern University, on Sept. 5, 2015 in Athens.

The schools have a memorandum of understanding to play that season, according to senior associate athletic director Claude Felton. The Southwestern Athletic Conference school is located in Baton Rouge, La.

Georgia would pay Southern $650,000 as the guarantee. There is no signed contract yet.

Georgia has lined up one FCS (formerly I-AA) game each of the next six seasons: Coastal Carolina (2011), Georgia Southern (2012, 2016), Appalachian State (2013), Charleston Southern (2014).

Southern went 2-9 last season under first-year coach Stump Mitchell.

Mitchell told the Baton Rouge Advocate that he approached Georgia for the game. He  has taken temporary responsibility for future scheduling while the school is without a permanent athletic director. He said university Chancellor James Llorens “has to sign off on it.”

 

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