When Georgia and Clemson meet to open the 2024 season, both programs will be taking home a fat paycheck whether they win or lose the game.

Last fall, Georgia and Clemson officially agreed to a three-game series, a home-and-home set for 2029 (at Clemson) and 2030 (at Georgia) but will begin the series in Atlanta in the 2024 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Now we know how much each program is netting for the game in Atlanta.

Both Georgia and Clemson are both guaranteed at least $5.2 million, as long as they each sell 28,500 tickets to the game. This information comes via open records request, which was done by Dawg Nation.

“This will be a phenomenal matchup between two of last season’s College Football Playoff teams,” Gary Stokan,┬áPeach Bowl, Inc. CEO and president, said when the game was announced last fall. “Both Dabo and Kirby have done a superb job of elevating the Clemson and Georgia football programs and we fully expect this to be another top-ten matchup when the two teams face off in 2024 in the capital of college football.”


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Georgia holds the all-time edge against Clemson with a 42-18-4 record in the series. The Bulldogs won the previous matchup in the series by a 45-21 margin in Athens back in 2014. The two met the previous season with Clemson winning 38-35 at home.