2009 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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2009 Georgia Bulldogs football
UGA logo.svg
Independence Bowl Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
2009 record 8–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Bobo (3rd as Coordinator, 9th Overall year)
Defensive coordinator Willie Martinez (5th as Coordinator, 9th Overall year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium
Uniform
SEC-Uniform-UGA-2009.png
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#3 Florida x   8 0         13 1  
Georgia   4 4         8 5  
Tennessee   4 4         7 6  
Kentucky   3 5         7 6  
South Carolina   3 5         7 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
#1 Alabama x#   8 0         14 0  
#17 LSU   5 3         9 4  
#20 Ole Miss   4 4         9 4  
Arkansas   3 5         8 5  
Auburn   3 5         8 5  
Mississippi State   3 5         5 7  
Championship: Alabama 32, Florida 13
# – BCS National Champion
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia in 2009. The Bulldogs competed in the East Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). This was the Georgia Bulldogs' ninth season head coach Mark Richt. The Bulldogs finished the season 8–5, 4–4 in SEC play and won the Independence Bowl, 44–20, against Texas A&M.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 3:30 p.m. at #9 Oklahoma State* #13 Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK ABC L 10–24   53,012[1]
September 12 7:00 p.m. South Carolina #21 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ESPN2 W 41–37   92,746[2]
September 19 7:45 p.m. at Arkansas #20 Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR ESPN W 52–41   74,210[3]
September 26 7:00 p.m. Arizona State* #17 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPNU W 20–17   92,746[4]
October 3 3:30 p.m. #4 LSU #14 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS L 13–20   92,746[5]
October 10 12:21 p.m. at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN (Rivalry) SECN L 19–45   103,261[6]
October 17 12:21 p.m. at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) SECN W 34–10   38,340[7]
October 31 3:30 p.m. vs. #1 Florida Jacksonville Municipal StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) CBS L 17–41   84,604[8]
November 7 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA PPV W 38–0   92,746[9]
November 14 7:00 p.m. Auburn Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN2 W 31–24   92,746[10]
November 21 7:45 p.m. Kentucky Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN2 L 27–34   92,746[11]
November 28 8:00 p.m. at #7 Georgia Tech* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC/ESPN2 W 30–24   55,407[12]
December 28 5:00 p.m. vs. Texas A&M* Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) ESPN2 W 44–20   49,653[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 13 21 20 17 14 RV NR NR NR NR NR RV NR RV RV RV 
Coaches' 13 21 23 21 18 RV NR RV RV NR NR RV NR RV RV RV 
Harris Not released 17 RV NR RV RV NR NR NR NR RV NR Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Box Score". ESPN. September 5, 2009. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. September 12, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Box Score". ESPN. September 19, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. September 26, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "LSU Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. October 3, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Tennessee Volunteers Box Score". ESPN. October 10, 2009. Archived from the original on April 30, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Vanderbilt Commodores Box Score". ESPN. October 17, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida Gators Box Score". ESPN. October 31, 2009. Archived from the original on March 2, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. November 7, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Auburn Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. November 14, 2009. Archived from the original on April 29, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Kentucky Wildcats vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. November 21, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Box Score". ESPN. November 28, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Texas A&M Aggies vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. December 28, 2009. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.