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Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Exhibit to feature GMC

New from the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame
Ben Sapp, Managing Director,

Two new exhibits are now on display at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.  We are the Champions:  Georgia’s College Football National Championship Teams highlights Georgia college teams that have been deemed the best in the country by the NCAA.  Also on display are college football themed paintings by nationally recognized artist Richard Russell.

We are the Champions features six Georgia colleges that have won National Championships in their respective divisions.  These schools include Georgia Military College, Georgia Southern University, Georgia Tech, University of Georgia, University of West Georgia, and Valdosta State University.  Among the items on display are the 1917 National Championship trophy captured by Georgia Tech, a 1943 Rose Bowl program from the University of Georgia, and a 1985 National Championship Ring from Georgia Southern.

The exhibit also highlights Georgia Sports Hall of Fame inductees John Heisman, William Alexander, Wally Butts (GMC HS 1924), and Vince Dooley who coached their respective teams to National Championships.  We are the Champions will remain on display through December.