Georgia Bulldogs football under Mark Richt

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Mark Richt is the 25th head coach of the University of Georgia Bulldogs football team. His first year at Georgia was 2001. So far, Mark Richt has accumulated a winning percentage of slightly less than .750 as head coach.

Summary[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Georgia Bulldogs (Southeastern Conference) (2001–present)
2001 Georgia 8-4 5-3 T-3rd (East) L Music City 25 22
2002 Georgia 13-1 7-1 1st (East) W Sugar 3 3
2003 Georgia 11-3 6-2 T-1st (East) W Capital One 6 7
2004 Georgia 10-2 6-2 2nd (East) W Outback 6 7
2005 Georgia 10-3 6-2 1st (East) L Sugar 10 10
2006 Georgia 9-4 4-4 T-3rd (East) W Chick-fil-A 23
2007 Georgia 11-2 6-2 T-1st (East) W Sugar 3 2
2008 Georgia 10-3 6-2 2nd (East) W Capital One 10 13
2009 Georgia 8-5 4-4 2nd (East) W Independence
2010 Georgia 6-7 3-5 T-3rd (East) L Liberty
2011 Georgia 10-4 7-1 1st (East) L Outback 18 18
2012 Georgia 12-2 7-1 T-1st (East) W Capital One 5 4
Mark Richt: 118-40 67-29
Total: 118-40
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.

2001 season[edit]

2001 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #25
AP #22
2001 record 8–4 (5–3 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Neil Callaway (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder (1st year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,520)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#4 Tennessee x   7 1         11 2  
#3 Florida   6 2         10 2  
#13 South Carolina   5 3         9 3  
#22 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#7 LSU xy   5 3         10 3  
Auburn x   5 3         7 5  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Arkansas   4 4         7 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: LSU 31, Tennessee 20
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2001 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with an 8–4 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 1:00 PM Arkansas State* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 45–17   86,520[1]
September 8 7:45 PM #21 South Carolina #25 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN L 9–14   86,520[2]
September 29 6:30 PM Arkansas Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN2 W 34–23   86,520[3]
October 6 12:00 PM at #6 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN CBS W 26–24   107,592[4]
October 13 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt #19 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 30–14   31,847[5]
October 20 12:30 PM Kentuckydagger #17 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 43–29   86,520[6]
October 27 3:30 PM vs. #6 Florida #15 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 10–24   84,401[7]
November 10 3:30 PM #24 Auburn #19 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS L 17–24   86,520[8]
November 17 12:30 PM at Ole Miss #23 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS JPS W 35–15   47,457[9]
November 24 7:45 PM at #21 Georgia Tech* #19 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ESPN W 31–17   41,974[10]
December 1[11] 12:00 PM Houston* #16 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 35–7   86,520[12]
December 28 5:00 PM vs. Boston College* #16 Adelphia ColiseumNashville, TN (Music City Bowl) ESPN L 16–20   46,125[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Vanderbilt[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Georgia 14 10 6 0 30
Vanderbilt 0 7 7 0 14

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2002 season[edit]

2002 Georgia Bulldogs football
Sugar Bowl Champions
SEC Champions
SEC Eastern Division Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #3
AP #3
2002 record 13–1 (7–1 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Neil Callaway (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder (2nd year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,520)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#3 Georgia x   7 1         13 1  
Florida   6 2         8 5  
Tennessee   5 3         8 5  
Kentucky   3 5         7 5  
South Carolina   3 5         5 7  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
#11 Alabama   6 2         10 3  
Arkansas xy   5 3         9 5  
#14 Auburn x   5 3         9 4  
LSU x   5 3         8 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 6  
Mississippi State   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Georgia 30, Arkansas 3
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Alabama had the best division record, but did not participate in postseason play due to NCAA probation.
    Rankings from AP Poll


The 2002 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 13–1 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:45 PM Clemson* #12 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ESPN W 31–28   86,520[16]
September 14 3:30 PM at South Carolina #10 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC CBS W 13–7   84,227[16]
September 21 1:00 PM Northwestern State* #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 45–7   86,520[16]
September 28 1:00 PM New Mexico State* #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 41–10   86,520[16]
October 5 3:30 PM at #22 Alabama #6 Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL CBS W 27–25   83,818[16]
October 12 3:30 PM #10 Tennessee #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 18–13   86,520[16]
October 19 12:30 PM Vanderbiltdagger #5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 48–17   86,520[16]
October 26 3:30 PM at Kentucky #5 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY CBS W 52–24   71,017[16]
November 2 7:45 PM vs. #22 Florida #5 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) ESPN L 13–20   84,433[16]
November 9 7:00 PM Ole Miss #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN2 W 31–17   86,520[16]
November 16 3:30 PM at #24 Auburn #7 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 24–21   86,063[16]
November 30 3:30 PM Georgia Tech* #5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) CBS W 51–7   86,520[16]
December 7 6:00 PM vs. #22 Arkansas #4 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (SEC Championship Game) CBS W 30–3   74,835[16]
January 1 8:30 PM vs. #16 Florida State* #4 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC W 26–13   74,269[16]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Auburn[edit]

#7 Georgia at Auburn
1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia 3 0 14 7 24
Auburn 7 7 7 0 21
  • Georgia clinches SEC East


2003 season[edit]

2003 Georgia Bulldogs football
Capital One Bowl Champions
SEC Eastern Division Champions
Capital One Bowl vs. Purdue, W 34–27 OT
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #7
2003 record 11–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Neil Callaway (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder (3rd year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (92,058)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#7 Georgia xy   6 2         11 3  
#15 Tennessee x   6 2         10 3  
#24 Florida x   6 2         8 5  
South Carolina   2 6         5 7  
Kentucky   1 7         4 8  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 10  
Western Division
#2 LSU xy   7 1         13 1  
#13 Ole Miss x   7 1         10 3  
Auburn   5 3         8 5  
Arkansas   4 4         9 4  
Alabama   2 6         4 9  
Mississippi State   1 7         2 10  
Championship: LSU 34, Georgia 13
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2003 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 10–2 record. The Bulldogs had a regular season SEC record of 6–2, and won the SEC East for the second year in a row. Georgia faced LSU in the SEC Championship Game, losing 13–34. The Bulldogs completed their season with a victory over Purdue in the Capital One Bowl by a score of 34–27 in overtime. In Mark Richt's third year as head coach, Georgia finished the season ranked 6th and 7th in the polls.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 12:00 PM at Clemson* #9 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ABC W 30–0   82,034[16]
September 6 1:00 PM Middle Tennessee* #8 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 29–10   92,058[16]
September 13 3:30 PM #25 South Carolina #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 31–7   92,058[16]
September 20 3:30 PM at #11 LSU #7 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA CBS L 10–17   92,251[16]
October 4 3:30 PM Alabama #12 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 37–23   92,058[16]
October 11 7:45 PM at #13 Tennessee #8 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN2 W 41–14   107,517[16]
October 18 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt #5 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN PPV W 27–8   27,823[16]
October 25 1:00 PM UAB*dagger #5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 16–13   92,058[16]
November 1 3:30 PM vs. #23 Florida #4 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 13–16   84,411[16]
November 15 3:30 PM Auburn #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 26–7   92,058[16]
November 22 12:30 PM Kentucky #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 30–10   92,058[16]
November 29 1:00 PM at Georgia Tech* #5 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 34–17   55,000[16]
December 6 8:00 PM vs. #3 LSU #5 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA (SEC Championship Game) CBS L 13–34   74,913[16]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. #12 Purdue* #11 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Capital One Bowl) ABC W 34–27 OT  64,565[16]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Clemson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Georgia 10 3 3 14 30
Clemson 0 0 0 0 0

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2004 season[edit]

2004 Georgia Bulldogs football
Outback Bowl vs. Wisconsin, W 24–21
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #7
2004 record 10–2 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (4th year)
Offensive coordinator Neil Callaway (4th year)
Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder (4th year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (92,746)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#13 Tennessee x   7 1         10 3  
#7 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
Florida   4 4         7 5  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
Western Division
#2 Auburn x   8 0         13 0  
#16 LSU   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   3 5         6 6  
Arkansas   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         4 7  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: Auburn 38, Tennessee 28
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2004 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 10–2 record. The Bulldogs had a regular season SEC record of 6–2, but did not win the SEC East, having lost to Tennessee and Auburn. Georgia beat Wisconsin in the 2005 Outback Bowl and finished the season ranked 6th in the Coaches' Poll. This was the Georgia Bulldogs' fourth season under the guidance of head coach Mark Richt.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 3:00 PM Georgia Southern* #4 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA FSN W 48–28   92,746[16]
September 11 5:30 PM at South Carolina #4 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC ESPN W 20–16   84,300[16]
September 18 1:00 PM Marshall* #3 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 13–3   92,746[16]
October 2 3:30 PM #13 LSU #3 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 45–16   92,746[16]
October 9 3:30 PM #17 Tennessee #3 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS L 14–19   92,746[16]
October 16 12:30 PM Vanderbiltdagger #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 33–3   92,746[16]
October 23 7:00 PM at Arkansas #6 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR ESPN2 W 20–14   71,644[16]
October 30 3:30 PM vs. Florida #7 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS W 31–24   84,753[16]
November 6 12:30 PM at Kentucky #5 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY JPS W 62–17   63,110[16]
November 13 3:30 PM at #3 Auburn #5 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS L 6–24   87,451[16]
November 27 3:30 PM Georgia Tech* #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) CBS W 19–13   92,746[16]
January 1 11:00 AM vs. #16 Wisconsin* #7 Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL (Outback Bowl) ESPN2 W 24–21   62,414[16]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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2005 season[edit]

2006 season[edit]

2007 season[edit]

2008 season[edit]

2009 season[edit]

2010 season[edit]

2011 season[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/090301aaa.html
  2. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/090801aaa.html
  3. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/092901aaa.html
  4. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/100601aaa.html
  5. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/101301aaa.html
  6. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/102001aaa.html
  7. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/102701aaa.html
  8. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/111001aaa.html
  9. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/111701aaa.html
  10. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/112401aaa.html
  11. ^ Game originally scheduled for September 15, but rescheduled in wake of the September 11 attacks
  12. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/120301aaa.html
  13. ^ http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/122801aaa.html
  14. ^ "2001–2002 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  15. ^ USA Today. Retrieved 2013-Dec-22.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Georgia. 
  17. ^ "2002–2003 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  18. ^ "2003–2004 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  19. ^ ESPN
  20. ^ "2004–2005 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 

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