1976 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1976 Georgia Bulldogs football
SEC champion
Sugar Bowl, L 3–27 vs. Pittsburgh
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 10
1976 record 10–2 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley
Captain Ray Goff
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Georgia $ 5 1 0     10 2 0
#11 Alabama 5 2 0     9 3 0
#20 Mississippi State 4 2 0     9 2 0
Florida 4 2 0     8 4 0
#18 Kentucky 4 2 0     8 4 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     5 6 0
LSU 2 4 0     6 4 1
Tennessee 2 4 0     6 5 0
Auburn 2 4 0     3 8 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Mississippi State later forfeited all 1976 wins due to NCAA violations.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1976-09-11 No. 15 California* No. 16 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 36–24   47,000
1976-09-18 at Clemson* No. 9 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ABC W 41–0   41,000
1976-09-25 South Carolina* No. 7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 20–12   59,935
1976-10-02 No. 10 Alabama No. 6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 21–0   60,200
1976-10-09 at Mississippi No. 4 Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 17–21   36,471
1976-10-16 Vanderbiltdagger No. 11 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 45–0   59,100
1976-10-23 at Kentucky No. 10 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 31–7   57,733
1976-10-30 Cincinnati* No. 7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 31–17   49,500
1976-11-06 vs. No. 10 Florida No. 7 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party) ABC W 41–27   70,314
1976-11-13 at Auburn No. 7 Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 28–0   63,912
1976-11-27 Georgia Tech* No. 4 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 13–10   60,500
1977-01-01 vs. No. 1 Pittsburgh* No. 5 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 3–27   76,117
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game summaries[edit]

Alabama[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Alabama 0 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 7 7 7 21

Georgia's first win versus Alabama since 1965.

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