1982 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1982 Georgia Bulldogs football
SEC Champions
Sugar Bowl, L 27-23 vs. Penn State
Conference Southeast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #4
AP #4
1982 record 11-1 (6-0 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »

The 1982 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. The offense scored 338 points while the defense allowed 160 points. Led by head coach Vince Dooley, the top ranked Bulldogs lost to number two Penn State 23-27 in the Sugar Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1982-09-06 Clemson* #7 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ABC W 13-7   82,122
1982-09-11 BYU* #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 17-14   80,207
1982-09-25 at South Carolina* #7 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC W 34-18   74,200
1982-10-02 at Mississippi State #6 Scott FieldStarkville, MS CBS W 29-22   33,158
1982-10-09 Mississippi #5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 33-10   82,122
1982-10-16 Vanderbilt #4 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 27-13   82,122
1982-10-23 at Kentucky #3 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 27-14   56,697
1982-10-30 Memphis State* #3 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 34-3   82,122
1982-11-06 vs. Florida #3 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party) CBS W 44-0   80,749
1982-11-13 at Auburn #1 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 19-14   74,900
1982-11-27 Georgia Tech* #1 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 38-18   82,122
1983-01-01 vs. #2 Penn State* #1 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 23-27   78,124
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jimmy Payne Defensive End 4 112 Buffalo Bills
Norris Brown Tight End 8 213 Minnesota Vikings

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