2013 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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2013 Georgia Bulldogs football
UGA logo.svg
Gator Bowl vs. Nebraska, L 19–24
Conference Southeastern Conference
Eastern Division
2013 record 8–5 (5–3 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (13th year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Bobo (7th as coordinator, 13th overall year)
Offensive scheme Pro-style
Defensive coordinator Todd Grantham (4th year)
Base defense 3–4
Home stadium Sanford Stadium
(Capacity: 92,746)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#5 Missouri x   7 1         12 2  
#4 South Carolina   6 2         11 2  
Georgia   5 3         8 5  
#24 Vanderbilt   4 4         9 4  
Florida   3 5         4 8  
Tennessee   2 6         5 7  
Kentucky   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
#2 Auburn xy   7 1         12 2  
#7 Alabama x   7 1         11 2  
#14 LSU   5 3         10 3  
#18 Texas A&M   4 4         9 4  
Mississippi State   3 5         7 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         8 5  
Arkansas   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Auburn 59, Missouri 42
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2013 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by head coach Mark Richt, who was in his thirteenth year as head coach. The Bulldogs played their home games at Sanford Stadium. They were a member of the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference.

ESPN's College GameDay aired live from the university campus on September 28, 2013 before the Bulldogs played LSU.[2]

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Seasons at
Georgia
Alma Mater
Mark Richt Head coach 13 Miami (FL) (1982)
Mike Bobo Offensive coordinator, Quarterbacks 13 Georgia (1997)
Todd Grantham Defensive coordinator/Outside Linebackers 4 Virginia Tech (1989)
Bryan McClendon Running backs 5 Georgia (2005)
John Lilly Tight ends 6 Guilford College (1990)
Tony Ball Wide receivers 5 Chattanooga (1983)
Will Friend Offensive line 3 Alabama (1998)
Chris Wilson Defensive line 1 Oklahoma (1992)
Kirk Olivadotti Inside Linebackers 3 Purdue (1996)
Scott Lakatos Defensive backs 4 Western Connecticut (1988)
Dan Inman Offensive Graduate Assistant 1 UNC–Pembroke (2012)
Doug Saylor Offensive Graduate Assistant 1 Georgia (2011)
Tyler Maloof Offensive Program Coordinator 1 Georgia (2012)
Mike MacDonald Defensive Graduate Assistant 4 Georgia (2010)
Christian Robinson Defensive Graduate Assistant 0 Georgia (2013)
Buddy Collins Defensive Program Coordinator 0 MidAmerica Nazarene (2010)
Reference:[3]


Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 8:00 p.m. at #8 Clemson* #5 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) ABC L 35–38   83,830
September 7 4:30 p.m. #6 South Carolina #11 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Rivalry) ESPN W 41–30   92,746
September 21 12:21 p.m. North Texas* #9 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA SECTV W 45–21   92,746
September 28 3:30 p.m. #6 LSU #9 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 44–41   92,746
October 5 3:30 p.m. at Tennessee #6 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN (Rivalry) CBS W 34–31 OT  102,455
October 12 12:00 p.m. #25 Missouri #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN L 26–41   92,746
October 19 12:00 p.m. at Vanderbilt #15 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) CBS L 27–31   40,350
November 2 3:30 p.m. vs. Florida EverBank FieldJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) CBS W 23–20   84,693
November 9 12:30 p.m. Appalachian State*dagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN3 W 45–6   92,746
November 16 3:30 p.m. at #7 Auburn #25 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS L 38–43   87,451
November 23 7:00 p.m. Kentucky Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPNU W 59–17   92,746
November 30 3:30 p.m. at Georgia Tech* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 41–34 2OT  54,914
January 1 12:00 p.m. vs. Nebraska* #23 EverBank Field • Jacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) ESPN2 L 19–24   60,712
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Depth chart[edit]

Defense




CB
Damien Swann
DB1_Backup
DB1_Third


CB
Brendan Langley
Sheldon Dawson
DB2_Third
Offense
Flanker
Malcolm Mitchell Jr.
Rantavious Wooten Sr.
Justin Scott-Wesley So.
LT LG C RG RT
John Theus So. Dallas Lee Sr. David Andrews Jr. Chris Burnette Sr. Kenarious Gates Sr.
Mark Beard Jr. Greg Pyke Fr.(RS) Hunter Long So. Austin Long Jr. Xzavier Ward So.
Zach DeBell So. Josh Cardiello Fr. Josh Cardiello Fr. Aulden Bynum Fr. Watts Dantzler Jr.
TE
Arthur Lynch Sr.
Jay Rome So.
Ty Flournoy-Smith So.
Split End
Michael Bennett Jr.
Chris Conley Jr.
Rhett McGowan Jr.
QB
Aaron Murray Sr.
Hutson Mason Jr.
Parker Welch Jr.
RB
Todd Gurley So.
Keith Marshall So.
Brandon Harton Jr.
FB
Merritt Hall Jr.
Quayvon Hicks So.
Corey Campbell Sr.


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 15 Final 
AP 5 (1) 11 9 9 9 6 7 15 RV RV RV 25 RV RV 25 23 RV 
Coaches' 5 12 10 10 10 6 7 16 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 24 NR 
Harris Not released 16 RV RV RV 25 RV RV 25 23 Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR 25 NR NR 22 22 Not released


References[edit]

  1. ^ Link to the AP Poll
  2. ^ Towers, Chip (September 22, 2013). "GameDay Coming to Athens for Georgia-LSU". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved September 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Football – Coaching Staff". University of Georgia Athletics. Retrieved September 15, 2013.