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1959 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 1959 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1959 NCAA University Division football season.

1959 Georgia Bulldogs football
Georgia Athletics logo.svg
SEC champion
Orange Bowl champion
Orange Bowl, W 14–0 vs. Missouri
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 5
1959 record10–1 (7–0 SEC)
Head coachWally Butts (21st season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Georgia $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
No. 3 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 2 Ole Miss 5 1 0     10 1 0
No. 10 Alabama 4 1 2     7 2 2
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 2     5 3 2
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     6 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 1     5 4 1
No. 19 Florida 2 4 0     5 4 1
Kentucky 1 6 0     4 6 0
Tulane 0 5 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 7 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResult
September 19AlabamaW 17–13
September 26VanderbiltNo. 17
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (rivalry)
W 21–6
October 3at No. 16 South Carolina*No. 13L 14–30
October 10Hardin–Simmons*
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 35–6
October 17vs. Mississippi StateW 15–0
October 24at KentuckyW 14–7
October 31Florida State* No. 14
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 42–0
November 7vs. FloridaNo. 11W 21–10
November 14No. 8 AuburnNo. 12
W 14–13
November 28at Georgia TechNo. 6
W 21–14
January 1, 1960vs. No. 18 Missouri*No. 5CBSW 14–0
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: GeorgiaDogs.com: 1959 football schedule[1]

RosterEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1959 Football Schedule". GeorgiaDogs.com. Retrieved December 16, 2012.