1975 Florida Gators football team

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1975 Florida Gators football
Gator Bowl, L 0–13 v. Maryland
Conference Southeastern Conference
1975 record 9–3 (5–1 T-2nd SEC)
Head coach Doug Dickey
Offensive coordinator Jimmy Dunn
Offensive scheme Wishbone
Defensive coordinator Doug Knotts
Captain Jimmy DuBose
Sammy Green
Home stadium Florida Field
Seasons
« 1974 1976 »
1975 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Alabama $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
Florida 5 1 0     9 3 0
#19 Georgia 5 1 0     9 3 0
Ole Miss 5 1 0     6 5 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     7 5 0
Vanderbilt 2 4 0     7 4 0
LSU 2 4 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 1 4 1     6 4 1
Auburn 1 4 1     3 6 2
Kentucky 0 6 0     2 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Mississippi State later forfeited all 1975 wins and one tie due to NCAA violations.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1975 college football season. The season was Doug Dickey's sixth and most successful season as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Dickey's 1975 Florida Gators finished with a 9–3 overall record and a 5–1 Southeastern Conference (SEC) record, tying for second among ten SEC teams.[1] The team featured consensus All-American linebacker Sammy Green.[2]

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
9–13–1975 Southern Methodist* No. 19 Florida FieldGainesville, FL W 40–14  
9–20–1975 North Carolina State* No. 13 Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC L 7–8  
9–27–1975 Mississippi State No. 19 Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 27–10  
10–4–1975 Louisiana State No. 20 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 34–6  
10–11–1975 Vanderbilt No. 18 Florida Field • Gainesville, FL W 35–0  
10–18–1975 Florida State* No. 14 Florida Field • Gainesville, FL W 34–8  
10–25–1975 Duke* No. 12 Florida Field • Gainesville, FL (HC) W 24–16  
11–1–1975 Auburn No. 11 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL W 31–14  
11–8–1975 Georgia No. 11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL ABC L 7–10  
11–15–1975 Kentucky No. 14 Florida Field • Gainesville, FL W 48–7  
11–29–1975 Miami* No. 13 Orange Bowl StadiumMiami, FL W 15–11  
12–29–1975 No. 17 Maryland* No. 13 Gator Bowl Stadium • Jacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) CBS L 0–13  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 110–111 (2015). Retrieved August 14, 2015.
  2. ^ "Consensus All-America Teams (1970-1979)". College Football at Sports-Reference.com.