1979 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1979 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1979 record 6–5 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Vince Dooley
Defensive coordinator Erskine "Erk" Russell
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
« 1978 1980 »
1979 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama $ 6 0 0     12 0 0
Georgia 5 1 0     6 5 0
#16 Auburn 4 2 0     8 3 0
LSU 4 2 0     7 5 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     7 5 0
Kentucky 3 3 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 3 3 0     4 7 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     3 8 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     1 10 0
Florida 0 6 0     0 10 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1979 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1979-09-15 Wake Forest* No. 12 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 22-21   57,500
1979-09-22 at Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 12-7   63,500
1979-09-29 South Carolina* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 27-20   60,100
1979-10-06 at Mississippi Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 24-21   35,912
1979-10-13 No. 13 LSU Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 21-14   61,000
1979-10-20 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 31-10   24,700
1979-10-27 Kentucky Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 20-6   60,300
1979-11-03 Virginia*dagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 31-0   59,100
1979-11-10 vs. Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party) ABC W 33-10   68,148
1979-11-17 Auburn Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 33-13   63,000
1979-12-01 Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 16-3   58,781
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game notes[edit]

LSU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LSU 0 7 0 7 14
Georgia 0 7 14 0 21

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