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1971 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 1971 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1971 NCAA University Division football season.

1971 Georgia Bulldogs football
Gator Bowl champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 7
1971 record11–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coachVince Dooley (8th season)
Defensive coordinatorErk Russell (8th season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Alabama $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 7 Georgia 5 1 0     11 1 0
No. 12 Auburn 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 15 Ole Miss 4 2 0     10 2 0
No. 9 Tennessee 4 2 0     10 2 0
No. 11 LSU 3 2 0     9 3 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 6 1
Florida 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kentucky 1 6 0     3 8 0
Mississippi State 1 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 11Oregon State*No. 18W 56–2550,709
September 18Tulane*No. 11
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 17–751,542
September 25at Clemson*No. 14W 28–038,000
October 2Mississippi StateNo. 11
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 35–753,003
October 9at Ole MissNo. 10W 38–742,000
October 16at VanderbiltNo. 8W 24–016,000
October 23Kentucky No. 8
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
W 34–057,852
October 30at South Carolina*No. 7W 24–054,613
November 6vs. FloridaNo. 7ABCW 49–767,383
November 13No. 6 AuburnNo. 7
L 20–3562,891
November 25at Georgia TechNo. 7ABCW 28–2460,124
December 31vs. North Carolina*No. 6NBCW 7–371,208
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: 1972 Georgia Bulldogs Football Media Guide/Yearbook

RosterEdit

1971 Georgia Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 14 Andy Johnson So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit