1978 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1978 Georgia Bulldogs football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 16
1978 record9–2–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coachVince Dooley (15th season)
Defensive coordinatorErk Russell (15th season)
Home stadiumSanford 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]

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16Baylor*ABCW 16–1443,000
September 23Clemson*
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (Rivalry)
W 12–060,000
September 30at South Carolina*No. 19L 10–2756,514
October 7Ole Miss
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 42–358,800
October 4at No. 11 LSUW 24–1777,158
October 21VanderbiltdaggerNo. 18
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (Rivalry)
W 31–1053,800
October 28at KentuckyNo. 16W 17–1656,918
November 4VMI*No. 13
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 41–350,200
November 11vs. FloridaNo. 11W 24–2268,232
November 18at AuburnNo. 8T 22–2264,761
December 2Georgia Tech*No. 11
ABCW 29–2859,700
December 31vs. Stanford*No. 11MizlouL 22–2534,084
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster[edit]

1978 Georgia Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Buck Belue Fr
RB Willie McClendon
QB Jeff Pyburn
WR 24 Lindsay Scott Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Rex Robinson So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

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