Georgia Bulldogs football under Harry Mehre

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Harry Mehre was the 17th head coach of the University of Georgia Bulldogs college football team and served in that role from 1928 to 1937. He compiled a 59–34–6 record (.626 winning percentage).

Contents: 1928 Season - 1929 Season - 1930 Season - 1931 Season - 1932 Season - 1933 Season - 1934 Season - 1935 Season - 1936 Season - 1937 Season - Related Pages - Notes - Sources


1928 season[edit]

1928 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1928 record 4–5 (2–4 SoCon)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Field
Seasons
« 1927 1929 »
1928 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
Florida 6 1 0     8 1 0
Virginia Tech 4 1 0     7 2 0
Alabama 6 2 0     6 3 0
LSU 3 1 1     6 2 1
Clemson 4 2 0     8 3 0
Vanderbilt 4 2 0     8 2 0
Tulane 3 3 1     6 3 1
Ole Miss 3 3 0     5 4 0
North Carolina 2 2 2     5 3 2
Kentucky 2 2 1     4 3 1
South Carolina 2 2 1     6 2 2
Maryland 2 3 1     6 3 1
VMI 2 3 1     5 3 2
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
NC State 1 3 1     4 5 1
Mississippi State 1 4 0     2 4 2
Virginia 1 6 0     2 6 1
Washington & Lee 1 6 0     2 8 0
Sewanee 0 5 0     2 7 0
Auburn 0 7 0     1 8 0
† – Conference champion


The 1928 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 4–5 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
October 6 Mercer* Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 52–0  
October 13 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT L 6–21  
October 19 Furman* Sanford Field • Athens, GA W 7–0  
October 27 Tulanedagger Sanford Field • Athens, GA W 20–14  
November 3 vs. Auburn Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 13–0  
November 10 vs. Florida Savannah, GA (Rivalry) L 6–26  
November 17 LSU Sanford Field • Athens, GA L 12–13  
November 29 at Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 0–19  
December 8 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) L 6–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Source: GeorgiaDogs.com: 1928 football schedule[1]

1929 season[edit]

1929 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1929 record 6–4 (4–2 SoCon)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1928 1930 »
1929 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane 6 0 0     9 0 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
North Carolina 7 1 0     9 1 0
Florida 6 1 0     8 2 0
Vanderbilt 5 1 0     7 2 0
Kentucky 3 1 1     6 1 1
Georgia 4 2 0     6 4 0
VMI 4 2 0     8 2 0
Duke 2 1 0     4 6 0
LSU 3 2 0     6 3 0
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
Clemson 3 3 0     8 3 0
Virginia Tech 2 3 0     5 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 5 0     3 6 0
South Carolina 2 5 0     6 5 0
Virginia 1 3 2     4 3 2
Maryland 1 3 1     4 4 2
Washington & Lee 1 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 2     1 6 2
Mississippi State 0 3 1     1 5 2
Sewanee 0 4 1     2 5 2
NC State 0 5 0     1 8 0
Auburn 0 7 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion


The 1929 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 6–4 record. The season featured the first game in newly completed Sanford Stadium on October 12, 1929 (a victory over Yale) and Georgia's 100th loss (November 2, 1929 vs. Tulane). In the 1920s, the Bulldogs compiled a record of 60–31–4 (a .653 winning percentage).

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Oglethorpe* Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 6–13  
October 5 Furman* Sanford Field • Athens, GA W 27–0  
October 12 Yale* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 15–0  
October 19 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 19–12  
October 26 vs. Florida Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) L 6–18  
October 28 at Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 12–0  
November 1 Tulane Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA L 15–21  
November 9 at NYU* Yankee StadiumNew York, NY L 19–27  
November 15 Auburndagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 24–0  
December 7 Georgia Tech Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 12–6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.
  • Source: GeorgiaDogs.com: 1929 football schedule[2]

1930 season[edit]

1930 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1930 record 7–2–1 (3–2–1 SoCon)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1929 1931 »
1930 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama § 8 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane § 5 0 0     8 1 0
Tennessee 6 1 0     9 1 0
Duke 4 1 1     8 1 2
Vanderbilt 5 2 0     8 2 0
Maryland 4 2 0     7 5 0
Florida 4 2 1     6 3 1
North Carolina 4 2 2     5 3 2
Clemson 3 2 0     8 2 0
Georgia 3 2 1     7 2 1
Kentucky 4 3 0     5 3 0
South Carolina 4 3 0     6 4 0
Virginia Tech 2 3 1     5 3 1
Mississippi State 2 3 0     2 7 0
Georgia Tech 2 4 1     2 6 1
LSU 2 4 0     2 6 1
Virginia 2 5 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     3 6 1
NC State 1 5 0     2 8 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0     3 5 1
Auburn 1 6 0     3 7 0
Washington & Lee 0 4 1     3 6 1
VMI 0 5 0     3 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions


The 1930 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 7–2–1 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
September 27 Oglethorpe* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 31–6  
October 4 Mercer* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 51–0  
October 11 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 18–14  
October 18 North Carolinadagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 26–0  
October 25 vs. Auburn Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 39–7  
November 1 Florida Savannah, GA (Rivalry) T 0–0  
November 8 at NYU* Polo GroundsNew York, NY W 7–6  
November 15 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 0–25  
November 27 at Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 0–13  
December 6 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 13–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.
  • Source: GeorgiaDogs.com: 1930 football schedule[3]

1931 season[edit]

1931 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1931 record 8-2 (6-1 SoCon)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1930 1932 »
1931 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane 8 0 0     11 1 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
Alabama 7 1 0     9 1 0
Georgia 6 1 0     8 2 0
Maryland 4 1 1     8 1 1
Kentucky 4 2 2     5 2 2
LSU 3 2 0     5 4 0
Duke 3 3 1     5 3 2
South Carolina 3 3 1     5 4 1
Auburn 3 3 0     5 3 0
Sewanee 3 3 0     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     5 4 0
North Carolina 2 3 3     4 3 3
Washington & Lee 2 3 0     4 5 1
Florida 2 4 2     2 6 2
Georgia Tech 2 4 1     2 7 1
VMI 2 4 0     3 6 1
NC State 2 4 0     3 6 0
Virginia Tech 1 4 1     3 4 2
Clemson 1 4 0     1 6 2
Ole Miss 1 5 0     2 6 1
Virginia 0 5 1     2 6 1
Mississippi State 0 5 0     2 6 0
† – Conference champion

The 1931 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 8-2-0 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
1931-10-03 Virginia Tech Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 40-0  
1931-10-10 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 26-7  
1931-10-17 at North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC W 32-7  
1931-10-24 Vanderbilt Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 9-0  
1931-10-31 at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL W 33-6  
1931-11-07 at NYU* Bronx, NY W 7-6  
1931-11-14 Tulane Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 7-20  
1931-11-21 vs. Auburn Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 12-6  
1931-11-28 Georgia Tech Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 35-6  
1931-12-12 at Southern California* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0-60  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1932 season[edit]

1932 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1932 record 2-5-2 (2-4-2 SoCon)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1931 1933 »
1932 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tennessee § 7 0 1     9 0 1
Auburn § 6 0 1     9 0 1
LSU § 4 0 0     6 3 1
Virginia Tech 6 1 0     8 1 0
Alabama 5 2 0     8 2 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 2     6 1 2
NC State 3 1 1     6 1 2
Tulane 5 2 1     6 2 1
Duke 5 3 0     7 3 0
Georgia Tech 4 4 1     4 5 1
South Carolina 2 2 2     5 4 2
Kentucky 4 5 0     4 5 0
Virginia 2 3 0     5 4 0
Ole Miss 2 3 0     5 6 0
Georgia 2 4 2     2 5 2
Maryland 2 4 0     5 6 0
North Carolina 2 5 1     3 5 2
VMI 1 4 0     2 8 0
Washington & Lee 1 4 0     1 9 0
Florida 1 6 0     3 6 0
Clemson 0 4 0     3 5 1
Mississippi State 0 4 0     3 5 0
Sewanee 0 6 0     2 7 1
§ – Conference co-champions


The 1932 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 2-5-2 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
1932-10-01 Virginia Tech Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 6-7  
1932-10-08 at Tulane New Orleans, LA L 25-34  
1932-10-15 North Carolina Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA T 6-6  
1932-10-22 at Vanderbilt Nashville, TN L 6-12  
1932-10-29 Florida Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 33-12  
1932-11-05 at NYU* Yankee StadiumBronx, NY L 7-13  
1932-11-11 at Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 32-18  
1932-11-19 vs. Auburn Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 7-14  
1932-11-26 at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) T 0-0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1933 season[edit]

1933 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1933 record 8-2 (3-1 SEC)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1932 1934 »
1933 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama 5 0 1     7 1 1
LSU 3 0 2     7 0 3
Georgia 3 1 0     8 2 0
Tennessee 5 2 0     7 3 0
Tulane 4 2 1     6 3 1
Auburn 2 2 0     5 5 0
Ole Miss 2 2 1     6 3 2
Vanderbilt 2 2 2     4 3 3
Florida 2 3 0     5 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0     5 5 0
Georgia Tech 2 5 0     5 5 0
Mississippi State 1 5 1     3 6 1
Sewanee 0 6 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion

The 1933 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 8-2-0 record.

Fortieth season 175-112-26 313 games .601

Southeastern Conference started

Date Opponent Site Result
1933-09-30 NC State Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 20-10  
1933-10-07 Tulane Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 26-13  
1933-10-14 at North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC W 30-0  
1933-10-20 at Mercer Macon, GA W 13-12  
1933-10-28 vs. NYU Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 25-0  
1933-11-04 at Florida Jacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) W 14-0  
1933-11-11 vs. Yale Yale Bowl • New Haven, Ct W 7-0  
1933-11-18 Auburn Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 6-14  
1933-11-25 Georgia Tech Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) W 7-6  
1933-12-02 at Southern California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 0-31  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1934 season[edit]

1934 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1934 record 7-3 (3-2 SEC)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1933 1935 »
1934 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane § 8 0 0     10 1 0
Alabama § 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tennessee 5 1 0     8 2 0
LSU 4 2 0     7 2 2
Georgia 3 2 0     7 3 0
Vanderbilt 4 3 0     6 3 0
Florida 2 1 1     6 3 1
Mississippi 2 3 1     4 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0     5 5 0
Auburn 1 6 0     2 8 0
Mississippi State 0 5 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 0 4 0     2 7 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0     1 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1934 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 7-3-0 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
1934-09-29 Stetson Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 42-0  
1934-10-06 at Furman Greenville, SC W 7-2  
1934-10-13 North Carolina Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 0-14  
1934-10-20 at Tulane New Orleans, LA L 6-7  
1934-10-27 at Alabama Legion Field • Birmingham, AL L 6-26  
1934-11-03 vs. Florida Jacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) W 14-0  
1934-11-10 at Yale Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 14-7  
1934-11-17 North Carolina State Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 27-0  
1934-11-24 vs. Auburn Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 18-0  
1934-12-01 Georgia Tech Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) W 7-0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1935 season[edit]

1935 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1935 record 6-4 (2-4 SEC)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1934 1936 »
1935 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
LSU 5 0 0     9 2 0
Vanderbilt 5 1 0     7 3 0
Ole Miss 3 1 0     9 3 0
Auburn 5 2 0     8 2 0
Alabama 4 2 0     6 2 1
Tulane 3 3 0     6 4 0
Kentucky 3 3 0     5 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 4 0     5 5 0
Mississippi State 2 3 0     8 3 0
Tennessee 2 3 0     4 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 6 0     3 7 0
Sewanee 0 6 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion

The 1935 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 6-4-0 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
1935-09-28 Mercer Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 31-0  
1935-10-05 at Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN W 40-0  
1935-10-12 Furman Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 31-7  
1935-10-19 at North Carolina State Raleigh, NC W 13-0  
1935-10-26 Alabama Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 7-17  
1935-11-02 vs. Florida Jacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) W 7-0  
1935-11-09 at Tulane New Orleans, LA W 26-13  
1935-11-16 LSU Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 0-13  
1935-11-23 vs. Auburn Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 7-19  
1935-11-30 Georgia Tech Sanford Staduium • (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) L 7-19  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1936 season[edit]

1936 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1936 record 5-4-1 (3-3 SEC)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1935 1937 »
1936 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 LSU 6 0 0     9 1 1
#4 Alabama 5 0 1     8 0 1
Auburn 4 1 1     7 2 2
#17 Tennessee 3 1 2     6 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     7 3 1
Georgia 3 3 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 1     5 5 1
Tulane 2 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 1 3 1     3 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 0 3 1     5 5 2
Sewanee 0 5 0     0 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 5-4-1 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
1936-09-26 Mercer* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 15-6  
1936-10-03 Furman* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 13-0  
1936-10-10 at LSU Baton Rouge, LA L 7-47  
1936-10-17 Rice* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 6-13  
1936-10-24 vs. Auburn Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 13-20  
1936-10-31 Tennessee Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 0-46  
1936-11-07 vs. Florida Jacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) W 26-8  
1936-11-14 at Tulane New Orleans, LA W 12-6  
1936-11-21 at Fordham* New York City, NY T 7-7  
1936-11-28 Georgia Tech Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) W 16-6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1937 season[edit]

1937 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1937 record 6-3-2 (1-2-2 SEC)
Head coach Harry Mehre
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
« 1936 1938 »
1937 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Alabama 6 0 0     9 1 0
#8 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
Auburn 4 1 2     6 2 3
Vanderbilt 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi State 3 2 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 2 1     6 3 1
Tennessee 4 3 0     6 3 1
Florida 3 4 0     4 7 0
Tulane 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 1 2 2     6 3 2
Ole Miss 0 4 0     4 5 1
Kentucky 0 5 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 0 6 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 6-3-2 record.

Date Opponent Site Result
1937-09-25 Oglethorpe (GA) Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 60-0  
1937-10-02 at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 13-7  
1937-10-09 Clemson (SC) Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 14-0  
1937-10-16 at Holy Cross (MA) Boston, MA L 6-7  
1937-10-23 Mercer (GA) Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 19-0  
1937-10-30 at Tennessee Knoxville, TN L 0-32  
1937-11-06 vs. Florida Jacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) L 0-6  
1937-11-13 Tulane (LA) Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 7-6  
1937-11-20 vs. Auburn (AL) Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) T 0-0  
1937-11-27 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) T 6-6  
1937-12-10 at Miami (FL) Miami, FL W 26-0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Related Pages[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "1928 Football Schedule". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ "1929 Football Schedule". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ "1930 Football Schedule". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved December 16, 2012.