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 (16th season)
Defensive coordinator Erk Russell (16th season)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Alabama $ 6 0 0     12 0 0
Georgia 5 1 0     6 5 0
No. 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 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 Wake Forest* No. 12 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 21–22   57,500
September 22 at Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) L 7–12   63,500
September 29 South Carolina* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Rivalry) L 20–27   60,100
October 6 at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 24–21   35,912
October 13 No. 13 LSU Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 21–14   61,000
October 20 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN (Rivalry) W 31–10   24,700
October 27 Kentucky Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 20–6   60,300
November 3 Virginia*dagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 0–31   59,100
November 10 vs. Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) ABC W 33–10   68,148
November 17 Auburn Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 13–33   63,000
December 1 Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 16–3   58,781
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game summaries[edit]

LSU[edit]

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

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