"Thanks. I just had it stuffed."
The AJC is reporting that Georgia is negotiations with the Oregon State Beavers for a 2 for 1 series. However, the story first appeared in the Eugene, Oregon newspaper. Beaver Coach Mike Riley mentioned the possibility of the match-up during Oregon State's media days saying:
"Imagine getting Georgia," Riley said. "I've looked all the way back into the 1960s and there's never been a team of that notoriety play here. It would be the biggest nonleague game we've had here."Big hat tip to the Lighting Strikes blog for the heads up.
The deal would bring Oregon State to Athens in 2007 to open the season. UGA would make the return trip to Corvallis in 2011. Oregon State would make their final visit to Athens in 2017.
Of couse, by 2017 the environmentalists will have us flying to games in electric space ships while Mike Adams will have us tailgating in Jesup.
Given that ESPN is involved in helping make the 2007 game happen, you have to imagine that it would be the ESPN Primetime Game to open the season. Similar to what LSU did in 2004 with OSU.
The 2007 home schedule would include:
- Oregon State