1996 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1996 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
1996 record 5–6 (3–5 SEC)
Head coach Jim Donnan (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Joe Kines (2nd season)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,117)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 1 Florida x$   8 0         12 1  
No. 9 Tennessee   7 1         10 2  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   3 5         4 7  
Georgia   3 5         5 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
No. 11 Alabama xy   6 2         10 3  
No. 12 LSU x   6 2         10 2  
No. 24 Auburn   4 4         8 4  
Mississippi State   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   2 6         5 6  
Arkansas   2 6         4 7  
Championship: Florida 45, Alabama 30
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs completed the season with a 5–6 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 4:00 PM Southern Miss* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA SS L 7–11   81,067
September 14 7:30 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Rivalry) ESPN L 14–23   82,950
September 21 5:30 PM Texas Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN2 W 15–12   73,116
October 5 7:00 PM at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, MS ESPN2 W 38–19   32,247
October 12 7:00 PM No. 7 Tennessee Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Rivalry) ESPN L 17–29   86,117
October 19 12:30 PM Vanderbiltdagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Rivalry) JPS W 13–2   80,757
October 26 7:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY L 17–24   34,000
November 2 3:30 PM vs. No. 1 Florida Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) CBS L 7–47   84,103
November 16 3:30 PM at No. 20 Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 56–49 4OT  85,214
November 23 12:30 PM Ole Miss Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS L 27–31   76,511
November 30 12:00 PM Georgia Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) CBS W 19–10   78,062
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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