2001 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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2001 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #25
AP #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 #21 South Carolina #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 #6 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN CBS W 26–24   107,592[4]
October 13 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt #19 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 30–14   31,847[5]
October 20 12:30 PM Kentuckydagger #17 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 43–29   86,520[6]
October 27 3:30 PM vs. #6 Florida #15 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 10–24   84,401[7]
November 10 3:30 PM #24 Auburn #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 #23 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS JPS W 35–15   47,457[9]
November 24 7:45 PM at #21 Georgia Tech* #19 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ESPN W 31–17   41,974[10]
December 1[11] 12:00 PM Houston* #16 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 35–7   86,520[12]
December 28 5:00 PM vs. Boston College* #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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