1966 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1966 Georgia Bulldogs football
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
SEC Co-Champions
Cotton Bowl Classic vs. SMU, W, 24–9
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #4
AP #4
1966 record 10–1 (5–0 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Erk Russell
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (43,621)
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
1966 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Alabama § 6 0 0     11 0 0
#4 Georgia § 6 0 0     10 1 0
Florida 5 1 0     9 2 0
Ole Miss 5 2 0     8 3 0
Tennessee 4 2 0     8 3 0
LSU 3 3 0     5 4 1
Kentucky 2 4 0     3 6 1
Auburn 1 5 0     4 6 0
Mississippi State 0 6 0     2 8 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     1 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 1966 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1966-09-17 at Mississippi State Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 20–17   34,000
1966-09-24 vs. VMI* Victory StadiumRoanoke, VA W 43–7   15,000
1966-10-01 at South Carolina* Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC W 7–0   31,141
1966-10-08 Mississippi Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 9–3   45,200
1966-10-14 at Miami (FL)* Orange Bowl StadiumMiami, FL L 6–7   41,756
1966-10-22 Kentuckydagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 27–15   45,348
1966-10-29 North Carolina* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 28–3   45,321
1966-11-05 vs. #7 Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party) W 27–10   62,820
1966-11-12 at Auburn #9 Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 21–13   47,000
1966-11-26 #5 Georgia Tech* #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 27–14   48,782
1966-12-31 vs. #10 SMU* #4 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) CBS W 24–9   75,504
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1967 Georgia Bulldogs Football Media Guide/Yearbook

Game notes[edit]

Florida[edit]

1 2 Total
Georgia 3 24 27
#7 Florida 10 3 13

[1]


Auburn[edit]

1 2 Total
• Georgia 0 21 21
Auburn 13 0 13

Georgia clinched a share of the SEC with the win, rallying in the second half after Auburn scored on its first two possessions.

[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gators Dumped." Eugene Register-Guard. 1966 Nov 6.
  2. ^ Eugene-Register Guard. 1966 Nov 13.