What a great day and a great crowd this past Saturday. It was the best spring crowd I’ve seen in years and a clear sign that Paul Johnson is resurrecting the idea of getting the fans involved in the spring. (This was something I don’t think Chan Gailey really understood…being an NFL guy.) I can’t think of a better way to stimulate ticket sales, except maybe winning more games and continuing to beat UGA.
The lower east stands seemed packed and there were a fair number of people in the north stands as well. I would estimate maybe 8-9 thousand fans in attendence. This is a marked improvement from previous years where we had maybe 1500 or so.
The weather was great…not too hot and not too sunny. It was just right for people like myself who took the opportunity to get out with the kids and enjoy a day on campus.
There were also reportedly 75-100 former players and lettermen in attendence and more than a few notable names and faces wound up on the matrix board where Wes Durham