REDCOAT SUPPORT
Lore

REDCOAT SUPPORT

Quote from Coach Vince Dooley’s book: A football team, Dooley said, establishes national brand and by that I mean a visible distinguished identification and a national prominence that’s really not available from any part of the campus. It does initiate a sense of pride, a point of connection around the state. A football [team] and a marching…

BATTLE HYMN STORY
Stories

BATTLE HYMN STORY

UGA Traditions What is the History Behind the Battle Hymn? – Marion English was brass section leader and asked Jeff Simmons to do a warm up for the trumpet section based on the Battle Hymn. Marion’s initial idea came from the slow Elvis version of the Battle Hymn of the Republic. They prepared by listening to that recording before Jeff…