Atlanta people and places

Would you pay $94K to see UGA play Alabama in the National Championship?

7:17 am Jan. 2, 2018

A thrilling, historic double-overtime victory over Oklahoma has the University of Georgia headed to meet Alabama for the national title Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Someone’s betting that a diehard fan is willing to pay nearly $94,000 to be there.

Stubhub, the site where people can resell event tickets, has many tickets for sale – but the “cheap seats” start at $2,000.  One eye-popping offering, though, is approaching six figures. The item is

The extreme lengths some UGA fans took to be at the Rose Bowl

4:13 pm Jan. 1, 2018

Pasadena, Calif. – Sam Ferguson just got here. We don’t mean he just got to the Rose Bowl Stadium – he literally just got here.

The Athens resident who attended the University of Georgia drove with a group to be able to attend the game. After a short break in Phoenix, Ariz. to rest a bit, they rolled in just ahead of kickoff.

They did build in time to create this nifty

How a scary roller coaster prepped UGA for the Rose Bowl

8:57 am Dec. 28, 2017

Anaheim, Calif. – Players and coaches from UGA and Oklahoma visited Disneyland for a pre-Rose Bowl ceremony and to spend some time enjoying the theme park.

During their visit Coach Kirby Smart and several Georgia players hopped on the “Guardians of the Galaxy” ride. It wasn’t for the faint of heart – but it proved to be some high-octane game prep for those who braved it.

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