1970 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1970 Georgia Bulldogs football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1970 record5–5 (3–3 SEC)
Head coachVince Dooley (7th season)
Defensive coordinatorErk Russell (7th season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 LSU $ 5 0 0     9 3 0
No. 4 Tennessee 4 1 0     11 1 0
No. 10 Auburn 5 2 0     9 2 0
No. 20 Ole Miss 4 2 0     7 4 0
Florida 3 3 0     7 4 0
Georgia 3 3 0     5 5 0
Alabama 3 4 0     6 5 1
Mississippi State 3 4 0     6 5 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 7 0
Kentucky 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1970 NCAA University Division football season.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 19at Tulane*No. 19L 14–1730,924
September 26Clemson*W 38–055,682
October 3at Mississippi StateL 6–725,044
October 10No. 5 Ole Miss
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
L 21–3159,310
October 17Vanderbilt
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (Rivalry)
W 37–353,241
October 24at KentuckyW 19–334,000
October 31South Carolina*dagger
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (Rivalry)
ABCW 52–3457,391
November 7vs. FloridaABCL 17–2470,294
November 14at No. 8 AuburnABCW 31–1761,791
November 28No. 16 Georgia Tech*
L 7–1759,803
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: 1971 Georgia Bulldogs Football Media Guide/Yearbook

Roster[edit]

1970 Georgia Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 12 Mike Cavan Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Game summaries[edit]

Auburn[edit]

1 234Total
Georgia 6 8314 31
Auburn 0 1700 17

[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgia Shocks Auburn, 31-17." Palm Beach Post. 1970 Nov 15.