A collegiate athletic league and sports officials in Rome have agreed to contract changes, paving the way for the league's national championship football game to be moved out of the northwest Georgia city.
Georgia Southern University students have volunteered to pay $10 per semester to enhance environmental initiatives on the Statesboro campus. Students also have endorsed two new fees for athletics, including one to expand Paulson Stadium.
Georgia State is moving up to the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision and will join the Sun Belt Conference for the 2013 season. The official invitation was extended to the school by Sun Belt Conference president and Troy University chancellor Jack Hawkins Monday.
Georgia's signing day is off to good start with linebacker Josh Harvey-Clemons announcing he will stay in the state to play for the Bulldogs. He played at Lowndes High School and chose the Bulldogs over Florida State and Florida, making his announcement in a nationally televised news conference.