1946 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1946 Georgia Bulldogs football
Georgia Athletics logo.svg
National champion (Williamson)
SEC co-champion
Sugar Bowl champion
Sugar Bowl, W 20–10 vs. North Carolina
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 3
1946 record11–0 (5–0 SEC)
Head coachWally Butts (8th season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Georgia + 5 0 0     11 0 0
No. 7 Tennessee + 5 0 0     9 2 0
No. 8 LSU 5 1 0     9 1 1
No. 11 Georgia Tech 4 2 0     9 2 0
Mississippi State 3 2 0     8 2 0
Alabama 4 3 0     7 4 0
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     5 4 0
Kentucky 2 3 0     7 3 0
Tulane 2 4 0     3 7 0
Auburn 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 1 6 0     2 7 0
Florida 0 5 0     0 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1946 college football season. The Williamson System, an NCAA-designated major selector, named the Bulldogs as national champion.[1] The final AP Poll, issued before bowl season, ranked the Bulldogs #3.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 27Clemson*W 35–12
October 4at Temple*W 35–7
October 11No. 19 KentuckyNo. 8
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 28–13
October 19Oklahoma A&M*No. 8
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 33–13
October 26at Furman*No. 8W 70–7
November 2at No. 15 AlabamaNo. 5
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (rivalry)
W 14–0
November 9vs. FloridaNo. 3W 33–14
November 16vs. AuburnNo. 3W 41–0
November 23at Chattanooga*No. 3W 48–27
November 30No. 7 Georgia TechdaggerNo. 3
W 35–7
January 1, 1947vs. No. 9 North Carolina*No. 3W 20–10
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: GeorgiaDogs.com: 1946 football schedule[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2017 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records (PDF). Indianapolis: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. July 2017. p. 112. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "1946 Football Schedule". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved December 15, 2012.