Dooley, Papp speak at Atlanta Touchdown Club, funding needed from students for football

Now that the Kennesaw State University Football Exploratory Committee has recommended that college…

Georgia (Oct 5, 2010)Now that the Kennesaw State University Football Exploratory Committee has recommended that college football become a reality on campus, it is time for the university to find out if the students will support it.


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I mean really support it - as in pay for it. Let's call it what it is, the mother of all personal seat licenses at the tune of more than $2 million.

According to university president Dr. Dan Papp, the ball is truly in the students' hands. Here's hoping they don't fumble. "The big vote for the students will be a survey (as to how much of a football fee they will be willing to pay) will be in November," Papp said after he and football exploratory, and former University of Georgia football coach and athletic director, Vince Dooley spoke at the Touchdown Club of Atlanta's weekly luncheon on Monday


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