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The architects' perspective
Builders of GSU football program reflect on Florida win, past and future of the Eagles
Georgia Southern football began with the dream of Dr. Dale W. Lick, former president of Georgia Southern College, pictured above, on the site of the future Allen E. Paulson Stadium. - photo by Georgia Southern Athletics
It was just another ordinary Saturday for Dale Lick. He was sitting in the stands in Doak Campbell Stadium on Nov. 23, watching the Florida State Seminoles dismantle the visiting Idaho Vandals, when all of a sudden, Georgia Southern, where Lick served as president from 1978-1986, became the center of attention in Tallahassee, Fla. “We looked up at the scoreboard and Georgia Southern was leading the Florida Gators in the second half,” said Lick, who stepped down as president of FSU in 1993 and still resides in Tallahassee.
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