1978 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1978 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
AP No. 16
1978 record 9–2–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley (15th season)
Defensive coordinator Erk Russell (15th season)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Alabama $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
No. 16 Georgia 5 0 1     9 2 1
Auburn 3 2 1     6 4 1
LSU 3 3 0     8 4 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     5 5 1
Florida 3 3 0     4 7 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     6 5 0
Ole Miss 2 4 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 4 0     4 6 1
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 16 Baylor* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ABC W 16–14   43,000
September 23 Clemson* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Rivalry) W 12–0   60,000
September 30 at South Carolina* No. 19 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Rivalry) L 10–27   56,514
October 7 Ole Miss Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 42–3   58,800
October 4 at No. 11 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 24–17   77,158
October 21 Vanderbiltdagger No. 18 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Rivalry) W 31–10   53,800
October 28 at Kentucky No. 16 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 17–16   56,918
November 4 VMI* No. 13 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 41–3   50,200
November 11 vs. Florida No. 11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) W 24–22   68,232
November 18 at Auburn No. 8 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) T 22–22   64,761
December 2 Georgia Tech* No. 11 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 29–28   59,700
December 31 vs. Stanford* No. 11 AstrodomeHouston, TX (Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl) Mizlou L 22–25   34,084
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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