Wednesday, May 27, 2009

“I’m sure it’s something that’s appropriate for Tech..."

Georgia Tech Athletics announced a deal today to outsource its ticket sales to the Aspire group, a marketing agency ran by Bernie Mullen. Despite a mass marketing campaign last year, Tech sold less season tickets in the first year under Paul Johnson than it had in the final year under Chan Gailey. Apparently, they are now going to abandon mass advertising and let Aspire handle things.

Empty seats at Bobby Dodd. This is just pathetic.

A reporter asked Damon Evans if Georgia would consider a similar deal. I love his response:

“That’s not something we’re interested in,” Damon Evans said. “I’m sure it’s something that’s appropriate for Tech but our ticket operations are fine.”

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