1996 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1996 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
1996 record 5–6 (3–5 SEC)
Head coach Jim Donnan
Defensive coordinator Joe Kines
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,117)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Florida x$   8 0         12 1  
#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
#11 Alabama xy   6 2         10 3  
#12 LSU x   6 2         10 2  
#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. Te 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, Georgia SS L 7–11   81,067
September 14 7:30 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina ESPN L 14–23   82,950
September 21 5:30 PM Texas Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia ESPN2 W 15–12   73,116
October 5 7:00 PM at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi ESPN2 W 38–19   32,247
October 12 7:00 PM No. 7 Tennessee Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia ESPN L 17–29   86,117
October 19 12:30 PM Vanderbiltdagger Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia JPS W 13–2   80,757
October 26 7:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky L 17–24   34,000
November 2 3:30 PM vs. No. 1 Florida Jacksonville Municipal StadiumJacksonville, Florida (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) 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, Georgia JPS L 27–31   76,511
November 30 12:00 PM Georgia Tech* Sanford Stadium • Athens, Georgia (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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