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UGA Could Announce Indoor Facility Plans At May Board Meeting

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

Univ. of Georgia President Jere Morehead said the school is "making good progress" on its indoor football practice facility project, and was hopeful there would be "something to consider very soon." Morehead added that the school is "not close enough to make an announcement" on the facility. UGA's...

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