1923 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1923 Georgia Bulldogs football
UGA logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1923 record 5–3–1 (3–2 SoCon)
Head coach George "Kid" Woodruff
Captain Joe Bennett
Home stadium Sanford Field
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt* + 4 0 1     5 2 1
Washington & Lee + 4 0 1     6 3 1
Florida 1 0 2     6 1 2
VPI 4 1 0     6 3 0
Alabama 4 1 1     7 2 1
Tennessee 4 2 0     5 4 1
Maryland 3 1 0     7 2 1
Mississippi A&M 2 1 2     5 2 2
North Carolina 2 1 1     5 3 1
Georgia 3 2 0     5 3 1
Tulane 2 2 1     6 3 1
Clemson 1 1 1     5 2 1
Georgia Tech 0 0 4     3 2 4
NC State 1 4 0     3 7 0
Auburn 0 1 3     3 3 3
Kentucky 0 2 2     4 3 2
Virginia 0 3 1     3 5 1
LSU 0 3 0     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     4 6 0
South Carolina 0 4 0     4 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • * – co-member of SIAA

The 1923 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1923 college football season; the 30th season of football played at Georgia since the football program started in 1892 (no football was played in 1917 or 1918 during World War I). Led by first year head coach and former player Kid Woodruff, the Bulldogs completed the season with a 5–3–1 record.[1] One of the assistant coaches was Harry Mehre, who was to succeed Woodruff as head coach in 1928. Bulldogs tackle and captain Joe Bennett was named an All-American for the second year in 1923, becoming the first two-time All-American in Georgia Bulldogs football history.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
1923-09-29 Mercer* Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 7–0  
1923-10-06 Oglethorpe* Sanford Field • Athens W 20–0  
1923-10-13 at Yale* New Haven, CT L 0–40  
1923-10-20 at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN W 17–0  
1923-11-03 vs. Auburn McClung StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 7–0  
1923-11-10 Virginiadagger Sanford Field • Athens W 13–0  
1923-11-17 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 7–35  
1923-11-24 at Alabama Crampton BowlMontgomery, AL L 0–36  
1923-12-01 Centre College* Sanford Field • Athens T 3–3  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1923 Georgia Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Georgia All-Americans".