Georgia tailgating by the numbers
It’s a battle of dawgs between the hedges this weekend, and a battle of dogs on your grill.
While you might not be able to help the Georgia Bulldogs defeat the Mississippi State Bulldogs, you can certainly cheer for UGA from your tailgate.
You also can impress your friends by keeping the party going with these fun facts about Bulldogs, tailgating, UGA and everything in between (the hedges).
2: Teams with bulldog mascots will play UGA this season.
6: Other mascots UGA had before Uga. These included other English bulldogs, a bull terrier and a goat.
48: Percent of folks who grill hot dogs at their tailgate, according to a 2015 Weber survey.
$2.19: The cost of a pack of Ball Park Bun Size Meat Franks at Kroger.
70: Percent of people nationally who would rather “home-gate” than tailgate, according to a 2015 HHGregg survey.
240 million: Americans who tailgate annually.
7 a.m.: The time tailgating is allowed to start at UGA.
35: Gameday parking lots on UGA’s campus.
6 feet: Maximum size allowed for tables at tailgating spots on UGA’s North Campus.
18: Percent of tailgaters who are women.
1,200: Stadium steps a 150-pound person would have to climb to burn off one light beer.
100: Tons of garbage collected on UGA’s campus after a night game.
68: Percent of folks who say a cooler is their No. 1 tailgate must-have, according to a 2015 Weber survey.
30: Percent of people who tailgate, but don’t go into the stadium.
92,746: Capacity of UGA’s Sanford Stadium.
1929: The year UGA’s Sanford Stadium opened.
2: Hours prior to kickoff that UGA’s stadium gates open.
16 inches: The largest size allowed for personal seatbacks and cushions inside UGA’s Sanford Stadium.
$5: Cost of a Georgia Bulldogs game program.
0: Public telephones inside UGA’s Sanford Stadium.
6: UGA home games in 2017.
16: Touchdown passes thrown by UGA quarterback Jacob Eason last season.
3,424: Career rushing yards for tailback Nick Chubb, who is second only to Herschel Walker on Georgia’s all-time list.
32: Former Dawgs who’ve helped their NFL teams reach the Super Bowl.