1997 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1997 Georgia Bulldogs football
Outback Bowl champion
Outback Bowl, W 33–6 vs. Wisconsin
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 10
1997 record 10–2 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach Jim Donnan (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Joe Kines (3rd year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,117)
Seasons
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1998 →
1997 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#7 Tennessee x$   7 1         11 2  
#10 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
#4 Florida   6 2         10 2  
South Carolina   3 5         5 6  
Kentucky   2 6         5 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         3 8  
Western Division
#11 Auburn xy   6 2         10 3  
#13 LSU x   6 2         9 3  
#22 Ole Miss   4 4         8 4  
Mississippi State   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   2 6         4 7  
Arkansas   2 6         4 7  
Championship: Tennessee 30, Auburn 29
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season The Bulldogs completed the season with a 10–2 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 1:00 PM Arkansas State* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 38–7   79,145
September 13 3:30 PM South Carolina No. 25 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Rivalry) CBS W 31–15   86,117
September 20 1:00 PM Northeast Louisiana* Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 42–3   74,113
October 4 1:00 PM Mississippi State No. 19 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 47–0   83,211
October 11 3:30 PM at No. 10 Tennessee No. 15 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN (Rivalry) CBS L 13–38   106,656
October 18 9:00 PM at Vanderbilt No. 21 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) ESPN2 W 34–13   35,124
October 25 3:30 PM Kentuckydagger No. 18 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 23–13   85,672
November 1 3:30 PM vs. No. 6 Florida No. 15 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Rivalry) CBS W 37–17   84,297
November 15 5:30 PM No. 16 Auburn No. 7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN L 34–45   86,117
November 22 2:00 PM at Ole Miss No. 14 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS W 21–14   35,473
November 29 1:00 PM at Georgia Tech* No. 14 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 27–24   46,015
January 1 11:00 AM vs. Wisconsin* No. 11 Houlihan's StadiumTampa, FL (Outback Bowl) ESPN W 33–6   56,186
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Season summary[edit]

Florida[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Georgia 7 7 7 16 37
Florida 0 3 14 0 17
  • Date: November 1
  • Location: Alltel Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,297
  • Television network: CBS

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References[edit]

  1. ^ USA Today. Retrieved 2015-Oct-27.