Praise the Lord… and Greg McGarity:
One of the changes new Georgia athletics director Greg McGarity hopes to make is to cut out some of the “canned music” at Sanford Stadium and create a more “traditional” atmosphere for Bulldog football games.
“So many institutions, I think, maybe go overboard in all this pre-programmed music,” McGarity said. “I’m pretty much a traditionalist, a conservative. If the band’s there, I want to hear the band playing. I think our fans do too.”
I sure do. Yeah, I know I’m a old middle-aged fart. Sue me.
And this really nails it, as far as I’m concerned:
“But it’s something I’m going to start paying attention to a little bit more now that I’m getting used to a lot of things,” McGarity said, “as far as, ‘How is the event presented?’ … Some schools just will wear you out. It’s so loud and annoying, you say, ‘Well, am I at a pro game or am I at a college game?’ I would like to see it run in a more traditional way. I guess it’s just probably being respectful to the college game instead of maybe veering off to the pro approach.”