1974 Florida Gators football team
The 1974 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The season was Doug Dickey's fifth as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Dickey's 1974 Florida Gators finished with an 8–4 overall record and a 3–3 record in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), tying for fourth among ten SEC teams.
|1974 Florida Gators football|
|1974 record||8–4 (3–3 SEC)|
|Head coach||Doug Dickey (5th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Jimmy Dunn (5th season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Doug Knotts (5th season)|
|Home stadium||Florida Field|
|1974 SEC football standings|
|No. 5 Alabama $||6||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|No. 8 Auburn||4||–||2||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
|No. 17 Mississippi State||3||–||3||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
|No. 15 Florida||3||–||3||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
|No. 20 Tennessee||2||–||3||–||1||7||–||3||–||2|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 14||California*||W 21–17||39,521|
|September 21||vs. No. 14 Maryland*||W 17–10||41,140|
|September 28||Mississippi State||W 29–13||48,643|
|October 5||LSU||No. 13||W 24–14||56,590|
|October 12||at Vanderbilt||No. 8||L 10–24||25,800|
|October 19||at Florida State*||No. 14||W 24–14||42,541|
|October 26||Duke*||No. 12||W 30–13||56,251|
|November 2||No. 5 Auburn||No. 11||ABC||W 25–14||64,912|
|November 9||vs. Georgia||No. 6||L 16–17||70,716|
|November 16||at Kentucky||No. 9||ABC||L 24–41||45,000|
|November 30||Miami (FL)*||W 31–7||48,563|
|December 31||vs. No. 8 Nebraska*||No. 18||ABC||L 10–13||68,890|
Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide
Attendance figures: 1975 University of Florida Press Guide.
|1974 Florida Gators football team roster|
- Sports Publicity Department. "1974 University of Florida Press Guide" (PDF). floridagators.com. University Athletic Association, Inc. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
- 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 110–111 (2015). Retrieved August 14, 2015.
- Tom Cornelison, "Florida Wishbone Here To Stay", Sarasota Journal, p. 3C (September 16, 1974). Retrieved April 30, 2011.
- Sports Publicity Department. "1975 University of Florida Press Guide" (PDF). floridagators.com. University Athletic Association, Inc. Retrieved 15 March 2018.