ATHENS, Ga. -- The Georgia Tech versus University of Georgia rivalry is deep, passionate and at its height this week. But that's Saturday. On Friday students from each school came together to travel from Atlanta to Athens ahead of Saturday's game. They made the journey on foot.
It's more than 70 miles. Members from each school divided up the distance and traveled relay-style, using a football as the baton
"Total it's about 10 hours," explained Georgia Tech student Gerald Demeunynck.
This is a journey the brothers of Phi Gamma Delta's University of Georgia and Georgia Tech chapters have done since 1998.
"Making sure we make the connection with the other chapter," explained Georgia Tech student Nima Vojdani.
Midway in Loganville they made the hand off, Tech to UGA