ATLANTA - In partnership with Fifth Group Restaurants, Georgia State is proud to announce an exclusive offer for the upcoming 2012 Panther football season. While supplies last, Georgia State football fans who purchase either five season tickets or a fifth season ticket to their allotment, shall receive a $50 Fifth Group Restaurant gift card.

Fifth Group Restaurants owns seven restaurants in midtown, Virginia-Highland, downtown and Smryna-Vinings. The group is committed to providing warm service, creative menus and inviting atmospheres while giving back to neighborhoods and communities in which they operate.

Fifth Group Restaurants include: South City Kitchen Midtown, South City Kitchen Vinings, La Tavola Trattoria, Ecco, The Original El Taco, Alma Cocina, Lure (opening July 2012) and Bold American Events. To learn more about Fifth Group Restaurants, click here.

Only a limited supply of gift cards will be available and will be distributed on a first-come basis.

The Panthers third football season opens on the big kickoff weekend in Atlanta that starts Thursday night, Aug. 30, under the bright lights of the Georgia Dome against 15-time FCS playoff team, South Carolina State.

For ticket information and to redeem this exclusive offer, interested fans can call 866-GA-STATE.  To learn more one of the most affordable tickets in town, fans can also visit