2004 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 2004 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia during the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season The Bulldogs completed the season with a 10–2 record. The Bulldogs had a regular season Southeastern Conference (SEC) record of 6–2, but did not win the SEC East, having lost to Tennessee and Auburn. Georgia beat Wisconsin in the 2005 Outback Bowl and finished the season ranked 6th in the Coaches' Poll. This was the Georgia Bulldogs' fourth season under the guidance of head coach Mark Richt.

2004 Georgia Bulldogs football
Outback Bowl champion
Outback Bowl, W 24–21 vs. Wisconsin
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 7
Record10–2 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorNeil Callaway (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian VanGorder (4th season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (92,746)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 13 Tennessee x   7 1     10 3  
No. 7 Georgia   6 2     10 2  
Florida   4 4     7 5  
South Carolina   4 4     6 5  
Kentucky   1 7     2 9  
Vanderbilt   1 7     2 9  
Western Division
No. 2 Auburn x$   8 0     13 0  
No. 16 LSU   6 2     9 3  
Alabama   3 5     6 6  
Arkansas   3 5     5 6  
Ole Miss   3 5     4 7  
Mississippi State   2 6     3 8  
Championship: Auburn 38, Tennessee 28
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 43:00 p.m.No. 10 (I-AA) Georgia Southern*No. 3FSNW 48–2892,746
September 115:30 p.m.at South CarolinaNo. 3ESPNW 20–1684,300
September 181:00 p.m.Marshall*No. 3
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
CSSW 13–392,746
October 23:30 p.m.No. 13 LSUNo. 3
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
CBSW 45–1692,746
October 93:30 p.m.No. 17 TennesseeNo. 3
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (rivalry)
CBSL 14–1992,746
October 1612:30 p.m.Vanderbilt No. 12
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (rivalry)
JPSW 33–392,746
October 237:00 p.m.at ArkansasNo. 10ESPN2W 20–1471,644
October 303:30 p.m.vs. FloridaNo. 10CBSW 31–2484,753
November 612:30 p.m.at KentuckyNo. 8JPSW 62–1763,110
November 133:30 p.m.at No. 3 AuburnNo. 8CBSL 6–2487,451
November 273:30 p.m.Georgia Tech*No. 8
CBSW 19–1392,746
January 1, 200511:00 a.m.vs. No. 16 Wisconsin*No. 8ESPN2W 24–2162,414
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

2004 Georgia Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OT 67 Chester Adams Fr
WR 1 Reggie Brown Sr
RB 20 Thomas Brown Fr
WR 82 Fred Gibson Sr
G 74 Max Jean-Gilles Jr
QB 14 David Greene Sr
G 70 Nick Jones So
WR 16 Bryan McClendon Jr
TE 87 Martrez Milner Jr
TE 81 Leonard Pope So
OT 66 Dennis Roland Jr
OT 79 Ken Shackleford So
QB 3 D. J. Shockley Jr
QB 13 Joe Tereshinski III   So
G 75 Fernando Velasco So
RB 28 DJ Ware Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
SS 25 Tra Battle So
SS 17 Greg Blue Jr
FS 10 Thomas Davis Sr. Jr
DT 97 Kedric Golston Jr
LB 46 Arnold Harrison Sr
CB 23 Tim Jennings Jr
DE 99 Charles Johnson Fr
LB 12 Brandon Miller   Fr
CB 2 DeMario Minter Jr
DE 94 Quentin Moses   So
LB 8 Paul Oliver   Fr
DE 47 David Pollack Sr
LB 33 Odell Thurman Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 96 Brandon Coutu   Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit