1971 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1971 Georgia Bulldogs football
Gator Bowl champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 7
1971 record 11–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley (8th season)
Defensive coordinator Erk Russell (8th season)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Alabama $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 7 Georgia 5 1 0     11 1 0
No. 12 Auburn 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 15 Ole Miss 4 2 0     10 2 0
No. 9 Tennessee 4 2 0     10 2 0
No. 11 LSU 3 2 0     9 3 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 6 1
Florida 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kentucky 1 6 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 1 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1971 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 Oregon State* No. 18 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 56–25   50,709
September 18 Tulane* No. 11 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 17–7   51,542
September 25 at Clemson* No. 14 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) W 28–0   38,000
October 2 Mississippi State No. 11 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 35–7   53,003
October 9 at Ole Miss No. 10 Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 38–7   42,000
October 16 at Vanderbilt No. 8 Dudley FieldNashville, TN (Rivalry) W 24–0   16,000
October 23 Kentuckydagger No. 8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 34–0   57,852
October 30 at South Carolina* No. 7 Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Rivalry) W 24–0   54,613
November 6 vs. Florida No. 7 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) ABC W 49–7   67,383
November 13 No. 6 Auburn No. 7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 20–35   62,891
November 25 at Georgia Tech No. 7 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 28–24   60,124
December 31 vs. North Carolina* No. 6 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) NBC W 7–3   71,208
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Source: 1972 Georgia Bulldogs Football Media Guide/Yearbook

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