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G-Day Game

College football in the south is quite a bit different than what I grew up in Philly. Every college program has a spring practice season and the spring season culminates with an inter-squad scrimmage. Last year, there were over 90,000 people at the Alabama spring game, yes 90,000, totally insane.

We had planned to go to the annual G-Day game over at Georgia today, but it has been raining since Friday and we decided to stay home. It shouldn't be surprising at this point that the game was televised live. It's so strange to me that a SCRIMMAGE would be on TV, but that's just the way it is. It looked like there were about 20,000-30,000 people there. We heard it would have been much more full if the weather had held off.

The kids were pretty disappointed, but the boys made the best of it. They put on their Georgia uniforms and went outside to play in the mud. They've been best buddies lately. Michael played QB and they were huddling up before each play where Michael would give Oscar the play.

More pictures.


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