Georgia-Florida A&M game discussed

Georgia continues to seek an opponent to fill out its 2010 home football schedule and has had discussions with Florida A&M, as well as other schools,  UGA associate athletics director Arthur Johnson said today.

“But [there's] nothing firm,” he said.

Johnson said Florida A&M remains a possibility for the final spot on the Bulldogs’ 2010 schedule, but he said a deal could be struck with someone else first.

Aside from the annual game against Georgia Tech, the Dogs have non-conference games next year against Louisiana (Lafayette) in Athens and against Colorado in Boulder.

Meanwhile, if you’re looking for more on the Dogs’ preparation for this year’s opener at Oklahoma State, here’s the blog from earlier today.

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L-Dawg

August 27th, 2009
11:44 am

GLORY GLORY TO OLE’ GEORGIA!!!!

LOVE LOVING MY TEAM INSTEAD OF HATING/ENVYING ANOTHER!!!

GO DAWGS!!!!

9 SHORT DAYS MY FRIEND!!!!!

Saint Simons

August 27th, 2009
11:55 am

((((((( 45 – 42 )))))) hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

Cuz

August 27th, 2009
12:09 pm

What about the Fighting Amish of East Pennslyvannia State. There tailgating is awesome. They show up the day before in those black wagons and pitch a tent. Those guys know how to party like it is 1899.

MV7

August 27th, 2009
12:12 pm

WE FINALLY BEAT FLORDIA (a&m)!!!!

Mark Olsen

August 27th, 2009
12:38 pm

Now that’s more like it…Sure beats playing Ok. State and Az. State.

Ali Akbar Allah

August 27th, 2009
12:41 pm

Finally a Florida team the dogs might beat.

nashvol

August 27th, 2009
12:43 pm

wow! way to step up dogs. Was Morehouse busy that week

Peadawg

August 27th, 2009
12:45 pm

Ali, I would love to say tech play florida…that would be hilarious.

John Boy

August 27th, 2009
12:45 pm

Saint Simon’s, I’m sure you’ve heard this before, but let me say again that you are a complete fag!

aztec

August 27th, 2009
12:46 pm

why not try and do a home and home with the SDSU AZTECS, you dawgs would have a great time san diego

Mark Olsen

August 27th, 2009
12:47 pm

Wow, Kiffykin, you open up with Tennessee-Martin in 2010…Was Tennessee-Chattanooga busy that week?

Gatorzone

August 27th, 2009
12:57 pm

Who can talk, we all do it. At least the Charleston Southern game was a last minute fill in when USF backed out on Florida. But, to seek out Florida A&M when you already have Lousiana Lafayette? Was Bethune-Cookman busy? How about Spelman college? Could they have fielded a team for that week?

Mark Olsen

August 27th, 2009
12:57 pm

What’s that Kiffy? No comeback?

Gatorzone

August 27th, 2009
12:59 pm

Cuz, good to see you are home.
What is next, you guys gonna line up agains Kennesaw State in 2012?

Matt

August 27th, 2009
1:02 pm

USF is no powerhouse by any means. They had 1 fluke year (half a season really) FAMU??? Really? That’s the best we could do???

dawgolfer

August 27th, 2009
1:04 pm

It is sad that the only thing the person Saint Simons has to hold onto in life is a mere 3 point victory.

BE#3

August 27th, 2009
1:06 pm

What? Charleston Southern or Jax St. isn’t available?

BE#3

August 27th, 2009
1:09 pm

UF folks have NO room to say anything about scheduling. Charleston Southern, Troy, FIU……When was the last time the Gators played a team from a BCS conference (other than FSU or MIA) during the regular season?

Gatorzone

August 27th, 2009
1:10 pm

USF has been to a bowl the last 3 years in a row and won all of them. They are not bad, but you are correct, we all schedule bum teams to heal up and play the powerhouses in our conferences. It would be different if the SEC was like the Big 10 where 2 teams are good or the Pac 10 where 1 team is good.
Guys, IN ONE WEEK WE WILL BE WATCHING FOOTBALL!!!!!!

Try selling out a 55,000 seat stadium......

August 27th, 2009
1:11 pm

****not a single Techie fan has ANY right to talk smack about UGA scheduling a lesser opponent. Terrorist Tech has successfully created a rivalry between JACKSONVILLE STATE, and let’s not forget the OH SO CLOSE game against GARDNER WEBB last year.

On a business side, UGA pockets 7 figures EVERY home game, because it’s a no-brainer that 92,746 LOYAL FANS will show up, generating revenue for our program. As much as people say they don’t like it, it’s a practical guaranteed victory toward your ranking as well. Every big program does it, so it’s no advantage what so ever.

Problem with Tech is, they pay some weak program to visit the ghetto and risk being mugged on the way to Bobby Dudd Crackerbox, (Middle Tenn State visits the “flats” October 16th 2010), and nobody shows up to the game. Tech has only sold 26,000 season tickets for this upcoming season… thats roughly 30,000 seats available every game before 1-888-TECH-TIX and walk up purchases. THAT IS A JOKE!!!!! Hey Tech, maybe you should grab your family jewels and schedule teams like Oklahoma State or Arizona State, that would bring a crowd as opposed to continually losing money to “boost” your win column.

*****FREE Tech football ticket with test drive!!! *****

*****12 wins vs. UGA since 1965!!! *****

hahahahahahahahaha

Gatorzone

August 27th, 2009
1:11 pm

Sure, BE#3, you can discount FSU and Mia now but they are still Major rivals and you would not want to play them regularly.

KNelson

August 27th, 2009
1:34 pm

Actually UT just added Cincinnati in 2011 and UGA added Coastal Carolina to theirs. Typical Homer cannot fact check.

2009 UGA MEDIA GUIDE

August 27th, 2009
1:38 pm

((((( 42-42 ))))) hahahahahahaha

ZP

August 27th, 2009
1:47 pm

exactly gatorzone, you do have to play in the SEC but you are arguing with UGA fans. We play in the same conference you dope!! Did you really just type that?! And you don’t play Miami regularly. You play them every now and then and they havent been very good lately.

KNelson- find a new hobby, your constant posting of ignorance is beginning to get annoying.

ZP

August 27th, 2009
1:48 pm

who even mentioned 2011? why would you “fact check” a topic that wasnt being discussed?

ZP

August 27th, 2009
1:52 pm

it’s funny people talking crap about UGA’s scheduling when they have had a top 5 toughest schedules the past 2 years. What’s next? Our mascot being too skinny??

Erk Russell

August 27th, 2009
1:52 pm

*****12 wins vs. UGA since 1965!!! *****

TechAlum

August 27th, 2009
1:53 pm

Hey Erk, that would make a great ring! Maybe we should color-coordinate it with our pen protectors.

chazzo

August 27th, 2009
2:03 pm

Their band will put the redcoats to shame.

Saint Simons

August 27th, 2009
2:04 pm

uga loves those cupcake teams!!!!!! hahahahahahahahaahahha

[...] AJC colleague Tim Tucker, who covers the University of Georgia, has reported that UGA has had discussions with FAMU officials about possibly playing next season. Georgia has an opening on its 2010 schedule and the game would [...]

App State ...

August 27th, 2009
2:30 pm

if you are brave!

KNelson

August 27th, 2009
2:35 pm

ZP facts are facts. Here is another. Your pups will lose 4

Dan A.

August 27th, 2009
2:43 pm

A lot of morons in here. UGA schedule more high-caliber out of conference opponents than anybody else in conference, and especially tech. So y’all should just pipe down.

Gatorzone

August 27th, 2009
2:44 pm

ZP, if you weren’t so defensive you would see that I was not arguing. I was agreeing saying that all teams do it. Why don’t you lighten up and have some fun on this, that is what we all are doing here.

ZP

August 27th, 2009
2:47 pm

you obviously do not know the definition of facts as prove by your post. The season hasn’t been played yet. There is no fact about how many losses we will have so at best your “UGA will lose 4″ is a prediction based on your hopes and disdain for UGA.

ZP

August 27th, 2009
2:49 pm

pardon gatorzone. your fun may now continue.

BE#3

August 27th, 2009
2:49 pm

GatorZone……Ga Tech has been better than FSU and Miami over the past 5 years. So throw that crap out the window. Why won’t UF travel to play a Pac 10 or Big 12 team? As a CFB fan, I’d love to see UF match up against another mid/top level team from a BCS conference other than the ACC or SEC during the regular season! Are you telling me you are excited to watch FIU vs. your mighty Gators in The Swamp???? Might as well bring a freakin’ pillow and take a nap after kickoff.

As a Georgia man, I love the fact that we are traveling outside the SE to play other teams from other BCS conferences. It makes attending games and travel on the team difficult, but it’s worth it. And I’d love to see a regular home/home with Clemson like we had back in the day!

reservoirDAWG

August 27th, 2009
2:51 pm

KNelson, why don’t you find a UT blog you pathetic weasel.

reservoirDAWG

August 27th, 2009
2:53 pm

I am still pissed my wife’s family has scheduled wedding events for USC, ASU and UT. What a jacha$$.

reservoirDAWG

August 27th, 2009
2:54 pm

Jeff

August 27th, 2009
3:00 pm

ali ackbar- a fla team the dawgs might beat? check the series loser

can't tackle, huh?

August 27th, 2009
3:04 pm

let’s see how opening with a team ranked higher than you works…that seems like handling a snake.

Cuz

August 27th, 2009
3:09 pm

Can we schedule Syracuse? I want to see how CMR matches up to Coach Dennis Quaid. Quaid sure looke tough in that movie. I wonder if he would consider a DC job?

Blindside

August 27th, 2009
3:49 pm

Joe Cox would have gotten more playing time last year had we not had one of the toughest schedules… We need to schedule a patzy team or two like EVERYONE else does to build for the future.

Kevin P

August 27th, 2009
4:03 pm

As a Dawg fan, I can’t STAND seeing these David vs Goliath matchups. I won’t go to Sanford Stadium or watch on tv b/c they are such snoozefests. Put some good teams on the schedule like the majority of our non conference games this year and lets play ball. I know its hard to get some of the bigger BCS conference schools to put us on thier out of conference schedule and thats the big battle, but geeeez- there is NOTHING interesting in my opinion about watching UGA play Florida A & M.

reservoirDAWG

August 27th, 2009
4:06 pm

I agree Kevin.

Ali Akbar Allah

August 27th, 2009
4:15 pm

Tech will have a better winning percentage (3-0 – 100%) and almost as many SEC wins as Georgia (4-4 .500) this year. Book it!

Bob

August 27th, 2009
4:16 pm

A Gator fan raising anything about Georgia’s OOC scheduling must be on drugs. Florida plays FSU and that is great. Their other OOC games, other than the rare occasion when they play Miami are a joke. The Gators have not played nearly the number of BCS level (Major) OOC teams as Georgia….recently or historically (For Gator fans, historically includes games prior to 1990). It is not close.

Island Dawg

August 27th, 2009
4:36 pm

I would make the FAMU trip just to see the Marching 100. At least UGA schedules interesting teams like FAMU or linked teams like Ga Southern as often as possible. Would love to see the Mountaineers come to Sanford as they possibly have the most rabid fans in all of college football. Gardner-Webb, Charleston Southern, UT-Martin, Tenn Tech, Western KY? Awful!