June 27, 2007
Macon - The summer heat has many people thinking of cool afternoons in the fall.
And that will start many people thinking about college football.
The unofficial start to the season is the annual media day sponsored by the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon.
Coaches and players were virtually every college team in the state were at the GSHF on Wednesday talking with excitement about the fact that the it will not long until it is time to hit the practice field.
Albanty State head coach Mike White said "This is the kickoff. It always starts in Macon and we know it is right around the corner."
Georgia kicker Brandon Coutu said"We have been working hard every day. Sometimes you can get away from how close the season is and this really puts it into perspective that the season is right around the corner.
Georgia coach Mark Richt said "For me it is the Fourth of July. After the Fourth of July is when I kind of really get to where I can't hardly think about much else other than the preparation for the season."
College football teams will hit the practice field in early August.