Thursday April 2, 2009
Athens, Ga. --- Approximately 80 Georgia football letterwinners from six
different decades will return to Sanford Stadium next Saturday to take part
in a flag football game prior to the Bulldogs' G-Day Spring Game on April
11. The contest will begin at 11:15 a.m. and precede the G-Day contest at
"It's always enjoyable to have former players come back to show they're
still very much a part of our program," head coach Mark Richt said. "It will
be even more special to have so many return at once. I'm sure it will be an
Athens residents Mack Guest and Jack Davis will serve as the coaches of the
two teams. Bobby Poss will serve as the public address announcer.
Ten former All-SEC standouts headline the list. Those players are: Scott
Adams, Kentrell Curry, Tony Cushenberry, Guest, Jim McCullough, Curt McGill,
David McKnight, Pud Mosteller, Curt Mull and Greg "Muddy" Waters.
Foots Clemens, a linebacker from 1952-54, is the oldest former player
scheduled to participate.
This year¹s G-Day Game will begin at 1:05 p.m. and will be televised by
ESPN. There will be no admission fee charged and Sanford Stadium gates will
open at 10:30 a.m. Gates utilized for the public on April 11 will be the
main gate under the Sanford Drive bridge as well as gates 2, 4, 6, 7 and 9.