1892 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 1892 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1892 college football season and was its first football team ever fielded. The team completed its inaugural season with a 1–1 record. The Bulldogs played their first inter-collegiate football game in history against Mercer and won by a final score of 50–0. Georgia's second and final game of 1892 was against Auburn, which marked the beginning of a rivalry that would later become known as the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry. This was the Georgia Bulldogs' one and only season under the guidance of head coach Charles Herty, the so-called father of football at Georgia.

1892 Georgia Bulldogs football
Team photo of the 1892 squad.
ConferenceIndependent
1892 record1–1
Head coachCharles Herty (1st season)
CaptainA. O. Halsey
Home stadiumHerty Field
Seasons
1893 →

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
January 30MercerW 50–0
February 20vs. AuburnL 0–10

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See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  • "2010 Georgia Football Media Guide". 2010 Georgia Football Media Guide. georgiadogs.com. 2011. Retrieved February 24, 2011.
  • Reed, Thomas Walter (c. 1949). "Athletics at the University from the Beginning Through 1947". History of the University of Georgia. dlg.galileo.usg.edu. pp. 3425–3433. Retrieved December 21, 2006.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1892 Football Schedule". georgiadogs.com. Retrieved December 15, 2012.