List of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football seasons

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Bobby Dodd Stadium, where the Yellow Jackets have played since 1913.

This is a list of seasons completed by the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Since the team's creation in 1892, the Yellow Jackets have participated in more than 1,100 officially-sanctioned games, including 39 bowl games.

The Yellow Jackets have been a member of numerous athletic conferences. In 1894, Tech was a founding member of the now defunct Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, where it won a National Championship in 1917. In 1922, the Yellow Jackets joined the Southern Conference as a founding member, where it won a National Championship in 1928. In 1933, Tech joined the Southeastern Conference as a founding member, where it won a National Championship in 1952. From 1964 to 1978, the Yellow Jackets competed as an independent. In 1979, Georgia Tech joined the Atlantic Coast Conference, where it has been a member ever since.[1]

Seasons[edit]

National Champions[A 1] Conference Champions Bowl game berth Division Champions
Year Coach(es) Conference Division Regular season[1] Bowl/Postseason[1] Final ranking
Finish Wins Losses Ties AP
[1]
Coaches'
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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
1892 Ernest E. West Independent 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1893 Frank O. Spain & Leonard Wood Independent 2 1 1 N/A N/A
1894 SIAA 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1896 No Coach SIAA 1 1 1 N/A N/A
1897 SIAA 0 1 0 N/A N/A
1898 Rufus B. Nalley SIAA 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1899 Harris T. Collier SIAA 0 5 0 N/A N/A
1900 No Coach SIAA 0 4 0 N/A N/A
1901 Cyrus W. Strickler SIAA 4 0 1 N/A N/A
1902 John McKee SIAA 0 6 2 N/A N/A
1903 No Coach SIAA 3 5 0 N/A N/A
1904 John Heisman SIAA 8 1 1 N/A N/A
1905 SIAA 7 0 1 N/A N/A
1906 SIAA 6 3 1 N/A N/A
1907 SIAA 4 4 0 N/A N/A
1908 SIAA 6 3 0 N/A N/A
1909 SIAA 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1910 SIAA 5 3 0 N/A N/A
1911 SIAA 6 2 1 N/A N/A
1912 SIAA 5 3 1 N/A N/A
1913 SIAA 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1914 Independent 6 2 0 N/A N/A
1915 Independent 7 0 1 N/A N/A
1916 SIAA 8 0 1 N/A N/A
1917 SIAA 9 0 0 N/A N/A
1918 SIAA 6 1 0 N/A N/A
1919 SIAA 7 3 0 N/A N/A
1920 William Alexander SIAA 8 1 0 N/A N/A
1921 SIAA 8 1 0 N/A N/A
1922 SoCon 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1923 SoCon 3 2 4 N/A N/A
1924 SoCon 5 3 1 N/A N/A
1925 SoCon 6 2 1 N/A N/A
1926 SoCon 4 5 0 N/A N/A
1927 SoCon 8 1 1 N/A N/A
1928 SoCon 10 0 0 Won Rose Bowl (California) 8–7 N/A N/A
1929 SoCon 3 6 0 N/A N/A
1930 SoCon 2 6 1 N/A N/A
1931 SoCon 2 7 1 N/A N/A
1932 SoCon 4 5 1 N/A N/A
1933 SEC 11th 5 5 0 N/A N/A
1934 SEC 11th 1 9 0 N/A N/A
1935 SEC 8th 5 5 0 N/A N/A
1936 SEC T-6th 5 5 1 N/A
1937 SEC 6th 6 3 1 N/A
1938 SEC 5th 3 4 3 N/A
1939 SEC T-1st 8 2 0 Won Orange Bowl (Missouri) 21–7 16 N/A
1940 SEC 12th 3 7 0 N/A
1941 SEC 9th 3 6 0 N/A
1942 SEC T-2nd 9 2 0 Lost Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Texas, 7-14 5 N/A
1943 SEC 1st 8 3 0 Won Sugar Bowl (Tulsa) 20–18 13 N/A
1944 SEC 1st 8 3 0 Lost Orange Bowl (Tulsa) 12–26 13 N/A
1945 Bobby Dodd SEC T-5th 4 6 0 N/A
1946 SEC 4th 9 2 0 Won Oil Bowl (St. Mary's) 41–19 11 N/A
1947 SEC 2nd 10 1 0 Won Orange Bowl (Kansas) 20–14 10 N/A
1948 SEC 5th 7 3 0 N/A
1949 SEC 4th 7 3 0 N/A
1950 SEC 5th 5 6 0
1951 SEC 1st 11 0 1 Won Orange Bowl (Baylor) 17–14 5 5
1952 SEC 1st 12 0 0 Won Sugar Bowl (Ole Miss) 24–7 2 2
1953 SEC 2nd 9 2 1 Won Sugar Bowl (West Virginia) 42–19 8 9
1954 SEC 2nd 8 3 0 Won Cotton Bowl Classic (Arkansas) 14–6 13
1955 SEC 3rd 9 1 1 Won Sugar Bowl (Pittsburgh) 7–0 7 7
1956 SEC 2nd 10 1 0 Won Gator Bowl (Pittsburgh) 21–14 4 4
1957 SEC 8th 4 4 2
1958 SEC T-8th 5 4 1
1959 SEC 7th 6 5 0 Lost Gator Bowl (Arkansas) 7–14
1960 SEC 7th 5 5 0
1961 SEC T-4th 7 4 0 Lost Gator Bowl (Penn State) 15–30 13 13
1962 SEC 4th 7 3 1 Lost Bluebonnet Bowl (Missouri) 10–14 11
1963 SEC 6th 7 3 0
1964 Independent 7 3 0
1965 Independent 7 3 1 Won Gator Bowl (Texas Tech) 31–21
1966 Independent 9 2 0 Lost Orange Bowl (Florida) 12–17 8 8
1967 Bud Carson Independent 4 6 0
1968 Independent 4 6 0
1969 Independent 4 6 0
1970 Independent 9 3 0 Won Sun Bowl (Texas Tech) 17–9 13 17
1971 Independent 6 6 0 Lost Peach Bowl (Ole Miss) 18–41
1972 Bill Fulcher Independent 7 4 1 Won Liberty Bowl (Iowa State) 31–30 20
1973 Independent 5 6 0
1974 Pepper Rodgers Independent 6 5 0
1975 Independent 7 4 0
1976 Independent 4 6 1
1977 Independent 6 5 0
1978 Independent 7 5 0 Lost Peach Bowl (Purdue) 21–41
1979 Independent 4 6 1
1980 Bill Curry Independent 1 9 1
1981 Independent 1 10 0
1982 Independent 6 5 0
1983 ACC 4th 3 8 0
1984 ACC 5th 6 4 1
1985 ACC 2nd 9 2 1 Won Hall of Fame Classic (Michigan State) 17–14 19 18
1986 ACC 4th 5 5 1
1987 Bobby Ross ACC 8th 2 9 0
1988 ACC 8th 3 8 0
1989 ACC T-4th 7 4 0
1990 ACC 1st 11 0 1 Won Florida Citrus Bowl (Nebraska) 45–21 2 1
1991 ACC T-2nd 8 5 0 Won Aloha Bowl (Stanford) 18–17
1992 Bill Lewis ACC T-4th 5 6 0
1993 ACC 6th 5 6 0
1994 Bill Lewis/George O'Leary ACC 9th 1 10 0
1995 George O'Leary ACC 4th 6 5 0
1996 ACC 5th 5 6 [A 2]
1997 ACC T-3rd 7 5 Won Carquest Bowl (West Virginia) 35–30 25
1998 ACC T-1st 10 2 Won Gator Bowl (Notre Dame) 35–28 9 11
1999 ACC T-2nd 8 4 Lost Gator Bowl (Miami) 13–28 21 20
2000 ACC T-2nd 9 3 Lost Peach Bowl (LSU) 14–28 17 19
2001 George O'Leary/Mac McWorter ACC T-4th 8 5 Won Seattle Bowl (Stanford) 24–14 24
2002 Chan Gailey ACC 5th 7 6 Lost Silicon Valley Classic (Fresno State) 21–30
2003 ACC 6th 7 6 Won Humanitarian Bowl (Tulsa) 52–10
2004 ACC 6th 7 5 Won Champs Sports Bowl (Syracuse) 51–14
2005 ACC Coastal 3rd 7 5 Lost Emerald Bowl (Utah) 10–38
2006 ACC Coastal 1st 9 5 Lost ACC Championship Game (Wake Forest) 6–9
Lost Gator Bowl (West Virginia) 35–38
2007 Chan Gailey/Jon Tenuta ACC Coastal 3rd 7 6 Lost Humanitarian Bowl (Fresno State) 28–40
2008 Paul Johnson ACC Coastal 2nd 9 4 Lost Chick-fil-A Bowl (LSU) 3–38 22 22
2009 ACC Coastal 1st 11 3 Won ACC Championship Game (Clemson) 39–34
Lost Orange Bowl (Iowa) 14–24
13 13
2010 ACC Coastal 3rd 6 7 Lost Independence Bowl (Air Force) 7–14
2011 ACC Coastal 3rd 8 5 Lost Sun Bowl (Utah) 27–30 (OT)
2012 ACC Coastal 1st 7 7 Lost ACC Championship Game (FSU) 15–21
Won Sun Bowl (USC) 21–7
2013 ACC Coastal 4th 7 6 Lost Music City Bowl (Ole Miss) 17–25
2014 ACC Coastal 1st 11 3 Lost ACC Championship Game (FSU) 35–37
Won Orange Bowl (Mississippi State) 49–34
8 7
2015 ACC Coastal 7th 3 9
Total 710 480 43 (all games)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Based on championships claimed by Georgia Tech.[1]
  2. ^ Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Football Media Guide. Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  2. ^ Whiteside, Kelly (August 25, 2006). "Overtime system still excites coaches". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-09-29.