1919 Georgia Bulldogs football team
|1919 Georgia Bulldogs football|
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|1919 record||4–2–3 (4–2–3 SIAA)|
|Head coach||W. A. Cunningham|
|Home stadium||Sanford Field|
|1919 SIAA football standings|
The 1919 Georgia Bulldogs football team Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1919 college football season. completed the season with a 4–2–3 record. The Bulldogs won their first four games, but struggled in the last five games. The two losses came against Alabama and Auburn. This was Coach Cunningham's last season as the head coach for Georgia. The record for the decade was the same as the coach's record: 43–18–9.
|October 4||The Citadel||Sanford Field • Athens, GA||W 28–0|
|October 11||South Carolina||Sanford Field • Athens, GA||W 14–0|
|October 18||Sewanee||Sanford Field • Athens, GA||W 13–0|
|October 25||at Florida||Plant Field • Tampa, FL||W 16–0|
|November 1||vs. Auburn||McClung Stadium • Columbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry)||L 0–7|
|November 7||Virginia||Sanford Field • Athens, GA||T 7–7|
|November 15||vs. Tulane||Augusta, GA||T 7–7|
|November 22||vs. Alabama||Atlanta, GA||L 0–6|
|November 27||Clemson||Sanford Field • Athens, GA||T 0–0|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming.|
The starting lineup was Collings (left end), Pew (left tackle), Vandiver (left guard), Day (center), Whelchel (right guard), Rigdon (right tackle), O. Reynolds (right end), Barchan (quarterback), Rothe (left halfback), Cheves (right halfback), Munn (fullback).
The starting lineup was O. Reynolds (left end), Harper (left tackle), Vandiver (left guard), Day (center), Pew (right guard), Rigdon (right tackle), Collings(right end), Barchan (quarterback), J. Reynolds (left halfback), Rothe (right halfback), Neville (fullback).
Alabama beat the Bulldogs 6–0. The only points in the game came on a pair of J. T. O'Connor field goals. The first was from 45-yards in the first and the second from 25-yards in the second quarter. Both teams played strong defense throughout the game, and Georgia nearly pulled out a win when Buck Cheves intercepted an Alabama pass in the final seconds of the game and made a sizable return before he was tackled by the Crimson Tide.
The Bulldogs and the Clemson Tigers battled to a scoreless tie.
- "1919 Georgia Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015.
- "'Gators Fight Georgia To End". The Florida Alligator 8 (5). October 31, 1919.
- Gene Hinton (November 2, 1919). "In Gruelling Fight Red and Black Holds Plainsmen, 7 to 0". p. 3. Retrieved May 13, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
- "O'Connor's educated toe defeated Red and Blacks". The Montgomery Advertiser (NewsBank: America's Historical Newspapers). November 23, 1919. p. 11.
- "O'Connor kicks two field goals, winning game for Alabama 6–0". Columbus Enquirer-Sun (NewsBank: America's Historical Newspapers). November 23, 1919. p. 1.