There Will Be High School Football In Georgia!

In this Dec. 12, 2018 photo, Milton coach Adam Clack reacts on the sideline during the first half against Colquitt County during the Class 7A high school football championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Georgia has become the clear No. 4 state behind Texas, Florida and California for producing major college football players. (Jason Getz/ AP)

DAN MATHEWS
680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Great news! We’re playing high school football in Georgia! 

According to numerous reports, the Georgia High School Association’s Board of Trustees voted to go ahead with football this fall. 

The start of the season is being pushed back to begin on September 4 for games. Teams will be able to start practice on July 27 and then padded practices can start on August 1. 

The teams will still be able to play a full 10-game GHSA schedule, with a full five weeks of playoffs. That was unanimously voted in favor of by the board, according to Fred Kalil of CBS 46 TV. 

Kalil also reports that a motion to stay on the current schedule was voted down by a tally of 8-4. All other fall sports will be allowed to start on time. 

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