By Chuck Burton
College Sports Journal
BETHLEHEM, PA. – Sometimes, I wonder what I'm going to write about the world of FCS on a Friday afternoon.
But then, an idea drops in from out of the sky.
That's after I discovered, thanks to Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated, of Georgia State's effort to buy fans get students and fans to show up at a football game featuring a nationally-ranked opponent in FCS facing off against your 0-5 team.
That's to have – get this – a halftime drop of cash.
The promotion, which is very much available on Facebook, is no joke. No joke at all. At halftime, Georgia's Own Credit Union is going to be dropping $10,000 cash from the rafters in order to booster attendance at their game against nationally-ranked New Hampshire this weekend.
It's probably not the dumbest idea in all of sports, but it's certainly up there.