2001 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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2001 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 25
AP No. 22
2001 record 8–4 (5–3 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Neil Callaway (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder (1st year)
Home stadium Sanford Stadium (86,520)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#4 Tennessee x   7 1         11 2  
#3 Florida  %   6 2         10 2  
#13 South Carolina   5 3         9 3  
#22 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#7 LSU xy$   5 3         10 3  
Auburn x   5 3         7 5  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Arkansas   4 4         7 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: LSU 31, Tennessee 20
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs completed the season with an 8–4 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 1:00 PM Arkansas State* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA PPV W 45–17   86,520[1]
September 8 7:45 PM No. 21 South Carolina No. 25 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN L 9–14   86,520[2]
September 29 6:30 PM Arkansas Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN2 W 34–23   86,520[3]
October 6 12:00 PM at No. 6 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN CBS W 26–24   107,592[4]
October 13 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt No. 19 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 30–14   31,847[5]
October 20 12:30 PM Kentuckydagger No. 17 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 43–29   86,520[6]
October 27 3:30 PM vs. No. 6 Florida No. 15 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 10–24   84,401[7]
November 10 3:30 PM No. 24 Auburn No. 19 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS L 17–24   86,520[8]
November 17 12:30 PM at Ole Miss No. 23 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS JPS W 35–15   47,457[9]
November 24 7:45 PM at No. 21 Georgia Tech* No. 19 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ESPN W 31–17   41,974[10]
December 1[11] 12:00 PM Houston* No. 16 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 35–7   86,520[12]
December 28 5:00 PM vs. Boston College* No. 16 Adelphia ColiseumNashville, TN (Music City Bowl) ESPN L 16–20   46,125[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Vanderbilt[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Georgia 14 10 6 0 30
Vanderbilt 0 7 7 0 14

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