Found October 08, 2012 on
Double Coverage Football:
No...not like Geno Smith makes it rain on scoreboards. The Panthers literally made it rain like Pacman Jones in the Georgia Dome at halftime of their game against New Hampshire. Check it out:
The stunt was a promotion between the school and Georgia's Own Credit Union to spur attendance during Family Weekend...judging by the 65,000 people there dressed as empty seats I'd say it worked.
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In order to boost it’s attendance, Georgia State University had a cash drop a Saturday in their game against New Hampshire, where they dropped over $10,000 from the roof with fans clamoring everywhere to get some cash.
There are some funny parts in the video, with a collision at the bottom right corner at the 36-second mark and another one at the 43-second mark in the bottom...
((HT: Rick Limpert))
The Georgia State football program has decided to move from the Colonial Athletic Association to the Sun Belt Conference. And in their transitional year of moving from I-AA to Division I-Big Boy football, the Panthers are taking their lumps.
The average attendance has dropped under 10,000 and the NCAA mandates that you need a three-year average of 17,000...
Things in Georgia are looking pretty grim. Yes, UGA got stomped by South Carolina over the weekend (leading to their QB’s house getting egged), but Georgia State might have gone even lower. In an effort to boost poor attendance, GSU brass thought of a genius promotion: dropping cash money from the ceiling of the Georgia Dome. No joke…300 students were allowed onto the field to...