Student Athletes

The late Lewis Grizzard once defended his alma mater from charges that, if you drove past the University of Georgia with your windows rolled down, they’d throw a diploma in. He said it wasn’t true: You had to stop first. Apparently, it ain’t far from true.

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  1. McGehee says:

    “How many halves…?” LOL!

    Lawdy, I can’t breathe.

  2. Jess says:

    You’ve gotta love Lewis Grizzard, eh?

    My favorite question from the exam (apart from the ones that incorporate the coach’s name) is probably, “What is the name of the exam which all high school seniors in the State of Georgia must pass?” with “How Do the Grits Taste Exam” as one of the potential answers.

  3. fick. he’s dead? where the hell have i been?