10:41 am August 25, 2011, by Bill King
In a complete turnabout from the lame spot for UGA that ran during football telecasts last season, a group of Bulldog alums have put together an awesome new film that will debut during the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.
The 30-second promo is being previewed on a special Facebook page.
The theme is that you may leave the University of Georgia … but it never leaves you.
And it has music by Athens’ own R.E.M., too.
If you’re a Dawgs fan, it’ll definitely give you goosebumps. Time to ring the chapel bell!
UPDATE: For those who don’t know, the song is “Oh My Heart” from R.E.M.’s most recent album, “Collapse Into Now.” On the band’s official website, manager Bertis Downs said of the video: “The enthusiasm of the filmmakers, the resonance of the song in the film, and the band’s love and respect for Athens — those were all factors in our decisions. As alumni ourselves, we’re proud of the PSA and feel the song really complements the film’s emotion and imagery.”
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