1959 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1959 Georgia Bulldogs football
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SEC champion
Orange Bowl champion
Orange Bowl, W 14–0 vs. Missouri
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 5
AP No. 5
1959 record 10–1 (7–0 SEC)
Head coach Wally Butts
Home stadium Sanford Stadium
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »
1959 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Georgia $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
#3 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
#2 Ole Miss 5 1 0     10 1 0
#10 Alabama 4 1 2     7 2 2
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 2     5 3 2
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     6 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 1     5 4 1
#19 Florida 2 4 0     5 4 1
Kentucky 1 6 0     4 6 0
Tulane 0 5 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 7 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1959 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 19 Alabama Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 17–13  
September 26 Vanderbilt No. 17 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 21–6  
October 3 at No. 16 South Carolina* No. 13 Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Rivalry) L 14–30  
October 10 Hardin–Simmons* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 35–6  
October 17 Mississippi State Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 15–0  
October 24 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 14–7  
October 31 Florida State*dagger No. 14 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 42–0  
November 7 vs. Florida No. 11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) W 21–10  
November 14 No. 8 Auburn No. 12 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 14–13  
November 28 at Georgia Tech No. 6 Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 21–14  
January 1, 1960 vs. No. 18 Missouri* No. 5 Burdine StadiumMiami, FL (Orange Bowl) CBS W 14–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Source: GeorgiaDogs.com: 1959 football schedule[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1959 Football Schedule". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved December 16, 2012.