In the inaugural edition of the Technical State of Georgia State Athletics Podcast, which focuses on collegiate athletics in the state of Georgia, the Sports Inquirer spoke with Georgia State athletic director Charlie Cobbfor an exclusive interview.
Topics included the future plans of Turner Field, Georgia State’s place in the Atlanta sports landscape, the uniqueness and challenges of Georgia State in collegiate athletics and the athletic department’s new apparel deal with Under Armour.
The future of Georgia State Athletics gear is on the horizon. Georgia State and Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA, UA.C) announced a new partnership agreement on Monday. The Baltimore-based global leader in performance footwear, apparel and equipment will become the official outfitter of Georgia State Athletics beginning July 1, 2017.
As part of the multi-year agreement, Under Armour will provide on-field and training gear for all 16 varsity sports as well as coaches and athletics department staff. “As Georgia State continues to transform, we are excited to enter into this new partnership with Under Armour,” Director of Athletics Charlie Cobb said. “It is an exciting time for our department and the same could be said about Under Armour as both of us continue to grow. We look forward to building a great relationship with one of the premier brands in all of athletics.”