Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Because basically we said, "Suck it, tech."

I love this, from an AJC piece on the story behind the Boise State game, because I can't see much reason for the decision other than we just didn't want to do it, since it would have been good for Georgia tech:
Stokan next pursued the possibility of moving this year's Georgia-Georgia Tech game from late November in Bobby Dodd Stadium to early September in the Georgia Dome.

Tech expressed interest, but only if UGA would agree to play at Tech, rather than in Athens, in 2012.

The result would have been that starting in ‘12, Tech's home games in the rivalry would fall in even-numbered years, rather than the current odd-numbered years. That change would have created a more even flow of revenue for Tech by breaking up the current format that has home games against Georgia, Clemson and Virginia Tech in the same seasons.

Georgia declined, saying it did not want to alter the rivalry's home-game rotation.

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