OK, so I’m not going to pretend I can get excited — or even moderately interested — in the Dogs playing Charleston Southern.
Still, I’m fully on board with Greg McGarity’s new Florida-esque scheduling philosophy of making Tech the only BCS-level nonconference opponent regularly appearing on Georgia’s football schedule and trying to have seven home games in Athens most seasons.
I didn’t come to that view easily. I used to be one of those fans who complained about yawn-inducing home games against schools with directional names. I longed to see Georgia give up a diet of cupcakes and upgrade its nonconference schedule to include regular-season games against the likes of Texas or Michigan or that school that doesn’t like to be called Southern Cal.
Damon Evans cured me of that.
In a bid to build a national “brand” for Georgia, Evans scheduled home-and-home series with