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GSU athletic director faces daunting task of transition to Football Bowl Subdivision
With the construction of the new football complex rising above him in the background, Georgia Southern Athletic Director Tom Kleinlein surveys the field before the Eagles take on Furman at Paulson Stadium on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Kleinlein is leading the complex task of balancing the logistics of Georgia Southern's transition to the Football Bowl Subdivision from the Football Championship Subdivision.
There’s never a dull day for the athletic director of a Football Bowl Subdivision program. Georgia Southern’s Tom Kleinlein is already juggling the logistics of it all, and the Eagles have yet to play a game as a member of the FBS. The first task GSU encountered was putting together an eligible schedule for 2014. When Georgia Southern was in the Football Championship Subdivision, Duquesne was scheduled to visit Paulson Stadium on Sept. 6, 2014.
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