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Georgia Southern schedules home and home with Houston

The Eagles will take on the Cougars at home in 2020 and on the road in 2021.

NCAA Football: Georgia Southern at Mississippi Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia Southern athletic director Tom Kleinlein has caught a lot of flack on this site about not being able to schedule meaningful home-and-homes, but TK finally broke that barrier by getting the Cougs to visit Statesboro.

The Eagles will welcome the Cougars to Georgia in ‘20, and GS will travel to H-Town to take on the team in red in ‘21.

Let’s check in on UH fans!

Well, they seem nice. And not snobby. At all.

Anyway, this is huge news for Kleinlein, and may alleviate some of the fears about not being able to lock down a school like Miami, which Appalachian State hosted earlier this season.

Obviously, the odds are that current Houston head coach Tom Herman will be gone at the end of this season, if not next season for greener paydays at somewhere like Texas or LSU.

But the fact that TK got a team with the current caliber of Houston to commit to playing in Statesboro is a great sign that more prominent teams may play at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in the future.