Oct 5, 2013; Knoxville, TN, USA; Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Chris Conley (31) runs the ball against the Tennessee Volunteers during the second quarter at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Chris Conley organizing lightsaber duels on campus

Georgia Bulldogs junior wide receiver Chris Conley is in the process of organizing lightsaber duels on the UGA campus, hoping to turn the battles into a fan-made movie.

Chris Conley, you are now officially the coolest player in college football. And that is not a joke. I wish we could send you a plaque.

Dog Bytes Online has the awesome story. Conley first reached out to Star Wars fans on Twitter back in mid-November to propose the duel idea. Since then he’s recruited the Georgia football videographer to help with the project, and he sent out a “calling all engineers” Tweet a few weeks ago asking for “tips on how [to] fortify the insides of my Lightsaber hilt.”

He then elaborated:


Conley told Dog Bytes that being a nerd is part of who he is:

My brother and I got into the games and into the some of the Star Wars history outside of the movies and I’ve just been a fan of it ever since. I’ve been a big guy who prides myself on remaining who I am regardless of who I’m around or how old I get. It’s something that I like and regardless of what people tell me, if it’s frowned upon or not. It’s me.

May the Force be with you, Conley.

[Source: Dog Bytes Online]

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