Georgia Bulldogs football under Billy Reynolds

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William A. “Billy” Reynolds coached the Georgia Bulldogs for two seasons: 1901 and 1902. Over the course of those two seasons, he led the Bulldogs to a combined 5–7–3 record.

1901 Season[edit]

1901 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1901 record 1–5–2 (0–5–2 SIAA)
Head coach William A. Reynolds
Captain Frank M. Ridley
Home stadium Herty Field
Seasons
« 1900 1902 »

The 1901 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 1–5–2 record. Georgia’s only victory in the 1901 season came in the first game of the season against South Carolina. The two ties came against Auburn and Alabama. The season also included Georgia's third consecutive loss to Sewanee. This was the Georgia Bulldogs' first season under the guidance of head coach Billy Reynolds.

The end of the 1901 season marked the end of the first decade of football at the University of Georgia. In those ten years, the team had eight different coaches and a combined record of 26–23–4, a winning percentage of 0.528.

Georgia Bulldogs - 1901 Season

Date Opponent Site Result
10/12/1901 vs. South Carolina* Augusta, GA W 10-5  
10/19/1901 at Vanderbilt Nashville, TN L 0-47  
10/21/1901 at Sewanee Sewanee, Tennessee L 0-47  
10/26/1901 Clemson Herty FieldAthens, GA L 5-29  
11/2/1901 vs. North Carolina Atlanta, GA L 0-27  
11/09/1901 vs. Alabama Highland Park • Montgomery, AL T 0-0  
11/16/1901 Davidson Herty Field • Athens L 6-16  
11/28/1901 vs. Auburn Atlanta (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) T 0-0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Source:"Football Through the Years". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved 2006-12-21. [dead link]

1902 Season[edit]

1902 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1902 record 4–2–1 (4–2–1 SIAA)
Head coach William A. Reynolds
Captain Frank M. Ridley
Home stadium Herty Field
Seasons
« 1901 1903 »
1902 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Clemson § 6 0 0     6 1 0
Vanderbilt § 6 1 0     8 1 0
LSU 4 1 0     6 1 0
Texas 4 1 0     6 3 1
Sewanee 4 2 0     7 2 0
Georgia 4 2 1     4 2 1
Tennessee 3 2 0     6 2 0
Ole Miss 3 3 0     4 3 0
Auburn 2 4 1     2 4 1
Alabama 2 4 0     4 4 0
Davidson 1 3 0     3 5 1
Cumberland 1 3 0     1 3 0
Kentucky 0 1 0     3 5 1
Nashville 0 2 0     0 2 0
Tulane 0 4 2     1 4 2
Mississippi A&M 0 4 1     1 4 1
Georgia Tech 0 5 2     0 6 2
Southwestern Presbyterian            
Southern            
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1902 Georgia Bulldogs football team compiled a 4–2–1 record, including victories over Auburn and Alabama and a 0-0 tie with Georgia Tech. The losses included Georgia's fourth consecutive loss to Sewanee. This was the team's second and final season under the guidance of head coach Billy Reynolds.

Georgia Bulldogs - 1902 Season

Date Opponent Site Result
10/18/1902 Furman Herty FieldAthens, GA W 11-0  
10/25/1902 at Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) T 0-0  
11/01/1902 at Alabama West End Park • Birmingham, AL W 5-0  
11/07/1902 Davidson Herty Field • Athens W 20-0  
11/08/1902 at Clemson Clemson, SC L 0-36  
11/11/1902 vs. Sewanee Atlanta L 0-11  
11/27/1902 vs. Auburn Atlanta (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 12-5  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Source:"Football Through the Years". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved 2006-12-21. [dead link]

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