Georgia Bulldogs football under Ray Goff

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Ray Goff was the 23rd head coach of the University of Georgia Bulldogs college football team and served in that role from 1989 to 1995. He compiled a 46–24–1 record (.580 winning percentage).

Coaching Summary

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Ray Goff (SEC) (1989–1995)
1989 Georgia 6–6 4–3 T4 L Peach Bowl
1990 Georgia 4–7 2–5 T7
1991 Georgia 9–3 4–3 T4 W Independence Bowl 17 19
1992 Georgia 10–2 6–2 T1 W Florida Citrus Bowl 8 8
1993 Georgia 5–6 2–6 T4
1994 Georgia 6–4–1 3–4–1 4
1995 Georgia 6–6 3–5 3 L Peach Bowl
Ray Goff: 46–34–1 27–28–1
Total:
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates College Football Playoff (CFP) game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.


Contents: 1989 Season – 1990 Season1991 Season1992 Season1993 Season1994 Season1995 SeasonRelated pagesSources


1989 season[edit]

1989 Georgia Bulldogs football
Peach Bowl, L 19–18 vs. Syracuse
Conference Southeastern Conference
1989 record 6–6 (4–3 SEC)
Head coach Ray Goff
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (82,122)
Seasons
« 1988 1990 »
1989 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Alabama § 6 1 0     10 2 0
#5 Tennessee § 6 1 0     11 1 0
#6 Auburn § 6 1 0     10 2 0
Florida 4 3 0     7 5 0
Ole Miss 4 3 0     8 4 0
Georgia 4 3 0     6 6 0
Kentucky 2 5 0     6 5 0
LSU 2 5 0     4 7 0
Mississippi State 1 6 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 0 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1989 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 6–6 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 16 12:30 PM Baylor* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA TBS W 15–3   82,007
September 23 1:00 PM Mississippi State Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 23–6   82,122
September 30 1:00 PM South Carolina* #23 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 20–24   80,961
October 7 7:00 PM at #6 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN L 14–17   96,058
October 14 12:30 PM at Ole Miss Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS TBS L 13–17   31,000
October 21 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 35–16   40,691
October 28 1:00 PM Kentucky Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 34–23   81,987
November 4 1:00 PM Temple*dagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 37–10   80,011
November 11 12:30 PM vs. #20 Florida Gator BowlJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) TBS W 17–10   81,577
November 18 12:30 PM #10 Auburn Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) TBS L 3–20   82,122
December 2 1:00 PM at Georgia Tech* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) L 22–33   46,064
December 30 2:30 PM vs. Syracuse* Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ABC L 18–19   44,911
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Bill Goldberg Linebacker 11 301 Los Angeles Rams

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1990 season[edit]

1990 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1990 record 4–7 (2–5 SEC)
Head coach Ray Goff
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (82,122)
Seasons
« 1989 1991 »
1990 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Florida 6 1 0     9 2 0
#8 Tennessee 5 1 1     9 2 2
#21 Ole Miss 5 2 0     9 3 0
Alabama 5 2 0     7 5 0
#19 Auburn 4 2 1     8 3 1
Kentucky 3 4 0     4 7 0
LSU 2 5 0     5 6 0
Georgia 2 5 0     4 7 0
Mississippi State 1 6 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
  • Florida ineligible for SEC championship due to NCAA probation.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 4–7 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 8:00 PM at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA PPV L 13–18   76,751
September 15 1:00 PM Southern Miss* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 18–17   79,812
September 22 3:00 PM Alabama Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 17–16   82,122
September 29 1:00 PM East Carolina* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 19–15   77,019
October 6 1:00 PM at #16 Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 3–34   83,127
October 13 12:30 PM #24 Ole Miss Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA TBS L 12–28   78,321
October 20 1:00 PM Vanderbiltdagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 39–28   81,640
October 27 8:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY L 24–26   55,255
November 10 12:30 PM vs. #10 Florida Gator BowlJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) TBS L 7–38   81,529
November 17 7:30 PM at #24 Auburn Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN L 10–33   85,214
December 1 12:30 PM #2 Georgia Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) TBS L 23–40   82,122
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

1991 season[edit]

1991 Georgia Bulldogs football
Independence Bowl, Won, 24–15 vs. Arkansas
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #17
AP #19
1991 record 9–3 (4–3 SEC)
Head coach Ray Goff
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (85,434)
Seasons
« 1990 1992 »
1991 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Florida 7 0 0     10 2 0
#5 Alabama 6 1 0     11 1 0
#14 Tennessee 5 2 0     9 3 0
#17 Georgia 4 3 0     9 3 0
Mississippi State 4 3 0     7 5 0
LSU 3 4 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     5 6 0
Auburn 2 5 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 1 6 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 0 7 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1991 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 9–3 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 1:00 PM Western Carolina* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 48–0   78,512
September 7 3:30 PM LSU Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ABC W 31–10   85,434
September 21 8:00 PM at Alabama #25 Bryant-Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL ABC L 0–10   70,123
September 28 1:00 PM Cal St.-Fullerton* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 27–14   76,117
October 5 7:30 PM #6 Clemson* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN W 27–12   85,434
October 12 1:00 PM at #23 Ole Miss #22 Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS SS W 37–17   38,000
October 19 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt #17 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN L 25–27   34,248
October 26 12:30 PM Kentuckydagger #24 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA TBS W 49–27   85,312
November 9 4:00 PM vs. #6 Florida #22 Gator BowlJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) ESPN L 13–45   81,679
November 16 12:30 PM #10 Auburn Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) TBS W 37–27   85,434
November 30 12:00 PM at Georgia Tech* #25 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) JPS W 18–15   46,063
December 29 2:30 PM vs. Arkansas* #24 Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) ABC W 24–15   46,932
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

1992 season[edit]

1992 Georgia Bulldogs football
SEC Eastern Division Co-Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #8
AP #8
1992 record 10–2 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach Ray Goff
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (85,434)
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
#10 Florida xy 6 2 0     9 4 0
#8 Georgia x 6 2 0     10 2 0
#12 Tennessee 5 3 0     9 3 0
South Carolina 3 5 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 6 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 2 6 0     4 7 0
Western Division
#1 Alabama x 8 0 0     13 0 0
#16 Ole Miss 5 3 0     9 3 0
#23 Mississippi State 4 4 0     7 5 0
Arkansas 3 4 1     3 7 1
Auburn 2 5 1     5 5 1
LSU 1 7 0     2 9 0
Championship:Alabama 28, Florida 21
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1992 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 10–2 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 8:00 PM at South Carolina #14 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC JPS W 28–6   75,060
September 12 3:30 PM #20 Tennessee #14 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ABC L 31–34   85,434
September 19 1:00 PM Cal State-Fullerton* #19 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 56–0   75,515
September 26 3:30 PM Ole Miss #18 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ABC W 37–11   84,278
October 3 12:30 PM at Arkansas #16 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR JPS W 27–3   49,412
October 10 1:00 PM Georgia Southern* #12 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA PPV W 34–7   85,434
October 17 12:30 PM Vanderbiltdagger #10 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 30–20   83,067
October 24 7:00 PM at Kentucky #7 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 40–7   58,200
October 31 3:30 PM vs. #20 Florida #7 Gator BowlJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) ABC L 24–26   82,429
November 14 3:30 PM at Auburn #12 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ABC W 14–10   85,214
November 28 4:00 PM Georgia Tech* #9 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) ESPN W 31–17   85,434
January 1 1:30 PM vs. #15 Ohio State* #8 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (1993 Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC W 21–14   65,861
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

1993 season[edit]

1993 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
1993 record 5–6 (2–6 SEC)
Head coach Ray Goff
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (85,434)
Seasons
« 1992 1994 »
1993 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
#5 Florida x 7 1 0     11 2 0
#12 Tennessee 6 1 1     9 2 1
Kentucky 4 4 0     6 6 0
South Carolina 2 6 0     4 7 0
Georgia 2 6 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 7 0     4 7 0
Western Division
#4 Auburn 8 0 0     11 0 0
#14 Alabama x 5 2 1     9 3 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
LSU 3 5 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 3 5 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 2 5 1     3 6 2
Championship: Florida 28, Alabama 13
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Auburn had the best division record, but did not participate in postseason play due to NCAA probation. Alabama later forfeited all 1993 regular season wins and one tie due to NCAA violations.
    Rankings from AP Poll


The 1993 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 5–6 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 12:30 PM South Carolina #14 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA JPS L 21–23   84,912
September 11 7:30 PM at #11 Tennessee #21 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN L 6–38   96,228
September 18 1:00 PM Texas Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 52–37   74,511
September 25 7:00 PM at Ole Miss Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 14–31   38,000
October 2 1:00 PM Arkansas Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 10–20   73,825
October 9 1:00 PM Southern Miss* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 54–24   63,458
October 16 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 41–3   28,554
October 23 12:30 PM Kentuckydagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 33–28   81,307
October 30 12:00 PM vs. #9 Florida Gator BowlJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) ABC L 26–33   80,392
November 13 1:00 PM #7 Auburn Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 28–42   85,434
November 25 11:00 AM at Georgia Tech* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 43–10   46,018
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

1994 season[edit]

1994 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
1994 record 6–4–1 (3–4–1 SEC)
Head coach Ray Goff
Offensive coordinator Greg Davis
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,117)
Seasons
« 1993 1995 »
1994 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
#7 Florida x 7 1 0     10 2 1
#22 Tennessee 5 3 0     8 4 0
South Carolina 4 4 0     7 5 0
Georgia 3 4 1     6 4 1
Vanderbilt 2 6 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 0 8 0     1 10 0
Western Division
#5 Alabama x 8 0 0     12 1 0
#9 Auburn 6 1 1     9 1 1
#24 Mississippi State 5 3 0     8 4 0
LSU 3 5 0     4 7 0
Arkansas 2 6 0     4 7 0
Ole Miss 2 6 0     4 7 0
Championship: Florida 24, Alabama 23
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1994 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 6–4–1 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 8:00 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC W 24–21   73,605
September 10 7:00 PM #19 Tennessee #23 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ESPN L 23–41   86,117
September 17 1:00 PM Northeast Louisiana* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 70–6   70,611
September 24 1:00 PM Ole Miss Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 17–14   82,734
October 1 7:30 PM at #11 Alabama Bryant-Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL ESPN L 28–29   70,123
October 8 12:00 PM Clemson* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ABC W 40–14   86,117
October 15 12:30 PM Vanderbiltdagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS L 30–43   78,741
October 22 7:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 34–30   56,125
October 29 7:00 PM at #5 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) ESPN L 14–52   85,604
November 12 7:00 PM at #3 Auburn Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN T 23–23   85,214
November 25 4:00 PM Georgia Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) ESPN W 48–10   84,113
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

1995 season[edit]

1995 Georgia Bulldogs football
Peach Bowl vs. Virginia, L, 27–34
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
1995 record 6–6 (3–5 SEC)
Head coach Ray Goff
Offensive coordinator Greg Davis
Defensive coordinator Joe Kines
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,117)
Seasons
« 1994 1996 »
1995 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
#2 Florida x 8 0 0     12 1 0
#3 Tennessee 7 1 0     11 1 0
Georgia 3 5 0     6 6 0
South Carolina 2 5 1     4 6 1
Kentucky 2 6 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 7 0     2 9 0
Western Division
Arkansas x 6 2 0     8 5 0
#21 Alabama 5 3 0     8 3 0
#22 Auburn 5 3 0     8 4 0
LSU 4 3 1     7 4 1
Ole Miss 3 5 0     6 5 0
Mississippi State 1 7 0     3 8 0
Championship: Florida 34, Arkansas 3
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


The 1995 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 6–6 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 12:30 PM South Carolina Sanford StadiumAthens, GA JPS W 42–23   86,117
September 9 6:45 PM at #8 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN L 27–30   95,797
September 16 1:00 PM New Mexico State* #23 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 40–13   78,911
September 23 7:00 PM at Ole Miss #20 Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 10–18   39,473
September 30 12:00 PM #20 Alabama Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ABC L 0–31   86,117
October 7 6:30 PM at Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 19–17   81,670
October 14 12:30 PM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN JPS W 17–6   24,986
October 21 12:30 PM Kentuckydagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 12–3   85,412
October 28 3:30 PM #3 Florida Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) ABC L 17–52   86,117
November 11 5:00 PM #20 Auburn Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN L 31–37   86,117
November 23 11:00 AM at Georgia Tech* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 18–17   45,245
December 30 8:00 PM vs. #18 Virginia* Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN L 27–34   70,825
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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