Georgia State announces football team for 2010

By: associated press
By: associated press

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia State officially announced plans Thursday to kick off a football program in 2010.

The Panthers will compete in the Football Championship Subdivision, formerly Division I-AA. Athletic director Mary McElroy says she hopes to hire a coach this summer, then bring on four assistants to begin recruiting the school's first class of signees a year from now.

Georgia State will play in the Colonial Athletic Association, with home games at the 70,000-seat Georgia Dome. The school plans to build a new practice field and training facilities. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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