1977 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1977 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1977 record 5–6 (2–4 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley (14th season)
Defensive coordinator Erk Russell (14th season)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Alabama $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 6 Kentucky 6 0 0     10 1 0
LSU 4 2 0     8 4 0
Auburn 4 2 0     5 6 0
Florida 3 3 0     6 4 1
Georgia 2 4 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 2 5 0     5 6 0
Tennessee 1 5 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Kentucky ineligible for SEC championship due to NCAA probation. Mississippi State later forfeited all 1977 wins due to NCAA violations.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 Oregon* No. 19 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 27–16   45,000
September 17 Clemson* No. 17 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Rivalry) L 6–7   55,100
September 24 at South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Rivalry) W 15–13   56,784
October 1 at No. 10 Alabama Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL L 10–18   60,210
October 8 Ole Miss Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 14–13   56,200
October 15 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN (Rivalry) W 24–13   25,700
October 22 No. 8 Kentucky Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 0–33   59,100
October 29 Richmond*dagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 23–7   48,500
November 5 vs. Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) ABC L 17–22   68,538
November 12 Auburn Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 14–33   57,500
November 26 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) L 7–16   60,104
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game summaries[edit]

Vanderbilt[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia 10 0 0 14 24
Vanderbilt 0 13 0 0 13

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Palm Beach Post. 1977 Oct 16.