Football scores lag at state's Div. I schools

At Georgia's top-tier Division I college football programs — the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and Georgia Southern University — the admission scores of football players lag significantly behind those of other freshmen, an AJC investigation has discovered.

As these schools have become increasingly competitive for regular high school students, the data shows they are still willing to make exceptions to recruit football players, most of whom also get full scholarships.

Click here to read the full investigation, including interactive comparisons between all of Georgia's Division I football team academic measures.

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