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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 31: A general view during the game between the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 31, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

The Georgia HS Football Championships will be back Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta next year. According to the announcement, the partnership agreement will be for three years.

“We could not be more thrilled to bring the GHSA Football Championships back to Mercedes-Benz Stadium,” said GHSA Executive Director Dr. Robin Hines. “We are grateful for our partnership with the Falcons and are especially thankful for Rich McKay, Tim Zulawski, Chris Millman and Amanda Dinkel for their commitment to high school athletics,” Hines continued. “Bringing the football championships back to MBS allows our student athletes to compete in the best venue anywhere and will provide an experience for our athletes and fans that will be second to none.”

“We are excited to partner with GHSA to bring the Georgia  High School Football Championships to Mercedes-Benz Stadium,” said Atlanta Falcons CEO and President Rich McKay. “Youth sports is, and has always been, a priority for the Atlanta Falcons,” McKay continues. “This announcement is a testament to the coordinated efforts of many and we are excited to continue to support and grow the sport we all love.”

Some facts from the article:

  • Georgia is projected to have over 36,000 high school football participants by 2023.
  • Georgia high school football had 29 players drafted in 2022 NFL Draft, only second behind Texas.

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