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Georgia Tech Football Sought For 2013 Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have yet to play in a Chick-fil-A College Kickoff game, but that could change if the game's organizers get their way. Chick-fil-A Bowl president Gary Stokan says he wants Tech in a 2013 game, which would come just a few months after the opening of the College Football Hall of Fame just around the corner.

Tech and the USC Trojans nearly had a matchup scheduled for the 2011 game, but Mike Garrett's firing at USC opened the door for the Georgia Bulldogs to welcome the Boise St. Broncos instead. Alabama is also reportedly interested in playing in the Georgia Dome in 2013 and 2014, but remember the game will be a doubleheader in 2012 and potentially beyond, so Tech won't necessarily play Bama -- though the two schools did recently postpone a scheduled 2013 and 2014 home-and-home.

Getting an Atlanta team into an Atlanta kickoff game sponsored by the most Atlanta national corporation to celebrate the rightful relocation to Atlanta of the College Hall ... this is almost too much to bear. Let's make it happen.

Updated table (speculated matchups in italics):

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.