1951 Florida Gators football team
|1951 Florida Gators football|
|1951 record||5–5 (2–4 SEC)|
|Head coach||Bob Woodruff (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Florida Field|
|1951 SEC football standings|
|No. 5 Georgia Tech +||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||0||–||1|
|No. 1 Tennessee +||5||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
|No. 15 Kentucky||3||–||3||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1951 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1951 college football season. The season was Bob Woodruff's second as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. The highlights of the season included two intersectional victories over the Wyoming Cowboys (13–0) and the Loyola Lions (40–7), and two Southeastern Conference (SEC) victories over the Vanderbilt Commodores (33–13) during Florida's homecoming and the Alabama Crimson Tide (30–21) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. For the second year in a row, Woodruff's 1951 Florida Gators finished 5–5 overall and 2–4 in the SEC, placing ninth among twelve conference teams.
|September 15||Wyoming*||W 13–0|
|September 22||The Citadel*||W 27–7|
|September 29||Georgia Tech||L 0–27|
|October 6||Loyola (CA)*||W 40–7|
|October 13||Auburn||L 13–14|
|October 20||Vanderbilt||W 33–13|
|October 27||No. 17 Kentucky||L 6–14|
|November 10||Georgia||L 6–7|
|November 17||Miami (FL)*||L 6–21|
|November 24||Alabama||W 30–21||23,000|
Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.
- The Department of Publicity and The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. "1951 Florida Football Facts 'n Figures" (PDF). floridagators.com. University Athletic Association, Inc. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.
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