Gee's attempts at humor fell flat
Most university presidents couldn't locate the football stadium on their campus before they took the office. Not E. Gordon Gee. He embraced football. Gee saw it as a vehicle for transporting his university's message.
But there was more to it than just the love of football or of spectacle, or of congregating with the big wallets who sit in the nice seats. No university president has taken a lap around more football press boxes than Gee. He wanted the media to see him. He wanted to chat.
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