1899 Georgia Bulldogs football team
|1899 Georgia Bulldogs football|
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|1899 record||2–3–1 (2–2–1 SIAA)|
|Head coach||Gordon Saussy (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Herty Field|
|1899 SIAA football standings|
The 1899 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1899 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The team competed as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) and completed the season with a disappointing 2–3–1 record. However, a season highlight was the third-straight victory over Georgia Tech. 1899 also saw the first meeting between the Georgia Bulldogs and Tennessee (a loss for Georgia). This was the team's first and only season under the guidance of head coach Gordon Saussy.
The 1890s saw the football program at Georgia get a good start. Through the eight seasons that the Bulldogs played in the 1890s, Georgia had a cumulative record of 23–14–2, a winning percentage of .615.
|October 7||Clemson||Herty Field • Athens, GA (Rivalry)||W 11–0|
|October 21||Sewanee||Atlanta, GA||L 0–12|
|October 28||Georgia Tech||Herty Field • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate)||W 33–0|
|November 11||at Tennessee||Waite Field • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry)||L 0–5|
|November 18||vs. Auburn||Atlanta, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry)||T 0–0|
|November 30||North Carolina*||Atlanta, GA||L 0–5|
- "Georgia 1899 results". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
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