List of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football seasons

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Bobby Dodd Stadium, where the Yellow Jackets have played since 1913.

This is a list of seasons completed by the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Since the team's creation in 1892, the Yellow Jackets have participated in more than 1,100 officially-sanctioned games, including 39 bowl games.

The Yellow Jackets have been a member of numerous athletic conferences. In 1894, Tech was a founding member of the now defunct Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, where it won a National Championship in 1917. In 1922, the Yellow Jackets joined the Southern Conference as a founding member, where it won a National Championship in 1928. In 1933, Tech joined the Southeastern Conference as a founding member, where it won a National Championship in 1952. From 1964 to 1978, the Yellow Jackets competed as an independent. In 1979, Georgia Tech joined the Atlantic Coast Conference, where it has been a member ever since.[1]

Seasons[edit]

National Champions[A 1] Conference Champions Bowl game berth Division Champions
Year Coach(es) Conference Conference finish[1] Record[1] Bowl/Postseason[1] Final ranking
Wins Losses Ties AP
[1]
Coaches'
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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
1892 Ernest E. West Ind 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1893 Frank O. Spain & Leonard Wood Ind 2 1 1 N/A N/A
1894 SIAA 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1896 No Coach SIAA 1 1 1 N/A N/A
1897 SIAA 0 1 0 N/A N/A
1898 Rufus B. Nalley SIAA 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1899 H.T. Collier SIAA 0 5 0 N/A N/A
1900 No Coach SIAA 0 4 0 N/A N/A
1901 Cyrus W. Strickler SIAA 4 0 1 N/A N/A
1902 John McKee SIAA 0 6 2 N/A N/A
1903 No Coach SIAA 3 5 0 N/A N/A
1904 John Heisman SIAA 8 1 1 N/A N/A
1905 SIAA 7 0 1 N/A N/A
1906 SIAA 6 3 1 N/A N/A
1907 SIAA 4 4 0 N/A N/A
1908 SIAA 6 3 0 N/A N/A
1909 SIAA 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1910 SIAA 5 3 0 N/A N/A
1911 SIAA 6 2 1 N/A N/A
1912 SIAA 5 3 1 N/A N/A
1913 SIAA 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1914 Ind 6 2 0 N/A N/A
1915 Ind 7 0 1 N/A N/A
1916 SIAA 8 0 1 N/A N/A
1917 SIAA 9 0 0 N/A N/A
1918 SIAA 6 1 0 N/A N/A
1919 SIAA 7 3 0 N/A N/A
1920 William Alexander SIAA 8 1 0 N/A N/A
1921 SIAA 8 1 0 N/A N/A
1922 SoCon 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1923 SoCon 3 2 4 N/A N/A
1924 SoCon 5 3 1 N/A N/A
1925 SoCon 6 2 1 N/A N/A
1926 SoCon 4 5 0 N/A N/A
1927 SoCon 8 1 1 N/A N/A
1928 SoCon 10 0 0 Won 1929 Rose Bowl vs. California, 8-7 N/A N/A
1929 SoCon 3 6 0 N/A N/A
1930 SoCon 2 6 1 N/A N/A
1931 SoCon 2 7 1 N/A N/A
1932 SoCon 4 5 1 N/A N/A
1933 SEC 11th 5 5 0 N/A N/A
1934 SEC 11th 1 9 0 N/A N/A
1935 SEC 8th 5 5 0 N/A N/A
1936 SEC T-6th 5 5 1 N/A
1937 SEC 6th 6 3 1 N/A
1938 SEC 5th 3 4 3 N/A
1939 SEC T-1st 8 2 0 Won 1940 Orange Bowl vs. Missouri, 21-7 16 N/A
1940 SEC 12th 3 7 0 N/A
1941 SEC 9th 3 6 0 N/A
1942 SEC T-2nd 9 2 0 Lost Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Texas, 7-14 5 N/A
1943 SEC 1st 8 3 0 Won 1944 Sugar Bowl vs. Tulsa, 20-18 13 N/A
1944 SEC 1st 8 3 0 Lost 1945 Orange Bowl vs. Tulsa, 12-26 13 N/A
1945 Bobby Dodd SEC T-5th 4 6 0 N/A
1946 SEC 4th 9 2 0 Won Oil Bowl vs. St. Mary's, 41-19 11 N/A
1947 SEC 2nd 10 1 0 Won 1948 Orange Bowl vs. Kansas, 20-14 10 N/A
1948 SEC 5th 7 3 0 N/A
1949 SEC 4th 7 3 0 N/A
1950 SEC 5th 5 6 0
1951 SEC 1st 11 0 1 Won 1952 Orange Bowl vs. Baylor, 17-14 5 5
1952 SEC 1st 12 0 0 Won 1953 Sugar Bowl vs. Ole Miss, 24-7 2 2
1953 SEC 2nd 9 2 1 Won 1954 Sugar Bowl vs. West Virginia, 42-19 8 9
1954 SEC 2nd 8 3 0 Won Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Arkansas, 14-6 13
1955 SEC 3rd 9 1 1 Won 1956 Sugar Bowl vs. Pittsburgh, 7-0 7 7
1956 SEC 2nd 10 1 0 Won 1956 Gator Bowl vs. Pittsburgh, 21-14 4 4
1957 SEC 8th 4 4 2
1958 SEC T-8th 5 4 1
1959 SEC 7th 6 5 0 Lost 1960 Gator Bowl vs. Arkansas, 7-14
1960 SEC 7th 5 5 0
1961 SEC T-4th 7 4 0 Lost 1961 Gator Bowl vs. PSU, 15-30 13 13
1962 SEC 4th 7 3 1 Lost 1962 Bluebonnet Bowl vs. Missouri, 10-14 11
1963 SEC 6th 7 3 0
1964 Ind 7 3 0
1965 Ind 7 3 1 Won 1965 Gator Bowl vs. Texas Tech, 31-21
1966 Ind 9 2 0 Lost 1967 Orange Bowl vs. Florida, 12-17 8 8
1967 Bud Carson Ind 4 6 0
1968 Ind 4 6 0
1969 Ind 4 6 0
1970 Ind 9 3 0 Won 1970 Sun Bowl vs. Texas Tech, 17-9 13 17
1971 Ind 6 6 0 Lost 1971 Peach Bowl vs. Ole Miss, 18-41
1972 Bill Fulcher Ind 7 4 1 Won 1972 Liberty Bowl vs. Iowa State, 31-30 20
1973 Ind 5 6 0
1974 Pepper Rodgers Ind 6 5 0
1975 Ind 7 4 0
1976 Ind 4 6 1
1977 Ind 6 5 0
1978 Ind 7 5 0 Lost 1978 Peach Bowl vs. Purdue, 21-41
1979 ACC 4 6 1
1980 Bill Curry ACC 1 9 1
1981 ACC 1 10 0
1982 ACC 6 5 0
1983 ACC 3rd 3 8 0
1984 ACC 5th 6 4 1
1985 ACC 2nd 9 2 1 Won Hall of Fame Classic vs. Michigan State, 17-14 19 18
1986 ACC 4th 5 5 1
1987 Bobby Ross ACC 8th 2 9 0
1988 ACC 8th 3 8 0
1989 ACC T-4th 7 4 0
1990 ACC 1st 11 0 1 Won 1991 Florida Citrus Bowl vs. Nebraska, 45-21 2 1
1991 ACC T-2nd 8 5 0 Won 1991 Aloha Bowl vs. Stanford, 18-17
1992 Bill Lewis ACC T-4th 5 6 0
1993 ACC 6th 5 6 0
1994 Bill Lewis/George O'Leary ACC 9th 1 10 0
1995 George O'Leary ACC 4th 6 5 0
1996 ACC 5th 5 6 [A 2]
1997 ACC T-3rd 7 5 Won 1997 Carquest Bowl vs. West Virginia, 35-30 25
1998 ACC T-1st 10 2 Won 1999 Gator Bowl vs. Notre Dame, 35-28 9 11
1999 ACC T-2nd 8 4 Lost 2000 Gator Bowl vs. Miami, 13-28 21 20
2000 ACC T-2nd 9 3 Lost Peach Bowl vs. LSU, 14-28 17 19
2001 George O'Leary/Mac McWorter ACC T-4th 8 5 Won Seattle Bowl vs. Stanford, 24-14 24
2002 Chan Gailey ACC 5th 7 6 Lost 2002 Silicon Valley Classic vs. Fresno State, 21-30
2003 ACC 4th 7 6 Won 2004 Humanitarian Bowl vs. Tulsa, 52-10
2004 ACC T-6th 7 5 Won 2004 Champs Sports Bowl vs. Syracuse, 51-14
2005 ACC 3rd Coast 7 5 Lost 2005 Emerald Bowl vs. Utah, 10-38
2006 ACC 1st Coast 9 5 Lost 2006 ACC Championship Game vs. Wake Forest, 6-9
Lost Gator Bowl vs. West Virginia, 38-35
2007 Chan Gailey/Jon Tenuta ACC 3rd Coast 7 6 Lost 2007 Humanitarian Bowl vs. Fresno State, 28-40
2008 Paul Johnson ACC T-1st Coast 9 4 Lost 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl vs. LSU, 3-38 22 22
2009 ACC 1st Coast 10 3 Won 2009 ACC Championship Game vs. Clemson, 39-34
Lost 2010 Orange Bowl vs. Iowa, 14-24
13 13
2010 ACC T-3rd Coast 6 7 Lost 2010 Independence Bowl vs. Air Force, 7-14
2011 ACC 3rd Coast 8 5 Lost 2011 Sun Bowl vs. Utah, 27-30 (OT)
2012 ACC T-1st Coast 7 7 Lost 2012 ACC Championship Game vs. FSU, 15-21
Won 2012 Sun Bowl vs. USC, 21-7
2013 ACC 4th Coast 7 6 Lost 2013 Music City Bowl vs. Ole Miss, 17-25
Total 696 468 43 (all games)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Based on championships claimed by Georgia Tech.[1]
  2. ^ Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Football Media Guide. Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  2. ^ Whiteside, Kelly (August 25, 2006). "Overtime system still excites coaches". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-09-29.