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GSU celebrates football victory with lunch

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STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

More than a week later, the celebration is still going on strong at Georgia Southern University after their football team defeated the Florida Gators, this time with the lunch menu.

Head coach of the Eagles, Jeff Monken, joined by University President, Dr. Brooks Keel served the students fried gator tail. The win over the Gators was GSU's first victory over a BCS opponent.

Since the win, the school has gained much attention, receiving spikes in hits to the university website to online merchandise sales.

The celebration was put on hold so students could enjoy their Thanksgiving holiday.

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