1978 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1978 Georgia Bulldogs football
Bluebonnet Bowl, L 22–25 vs. Stanford
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
AP No. 16
1978 record 9–2–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
#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
1978-09-16 Baylor* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ABC W 16–14   43,000
1978-09-23 Clemson* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 12–0   60,000
1978-09-30 at South Carolina* No. 19 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 10–27   56,514
1978-10-07 Mississippi Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 42–3   58,800
1978-10-14 at No. 11 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 24–17   77,158
1978-10-21 Vanderbiltdagger No. 18 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 31–10   53,800
1978-10-28 at Kentucky No. 16 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 17–16   56,918
1978-11-04 VMI* No. 13 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 41–3   50,200
1978-11-11 vs. Florida No. 11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party) W 24–22   68,232
1978-11-18 at Auburn No. 8 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) T 22–22   64,761
1978-12-02 Georgia Tech* No. 11 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 29–28   59,700
1978-12-31 vs. Stanford* No. 11 AstrodomeHouston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl) Mizlou L 22–25   34,084
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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