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2009 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 2009 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulldogs competed in the East Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). This was the Georgia Bulldogs' ninth season under head coach Mark Richt. The Bulldogs finished the season 8–5, 4–4 in SEC play and won the Independence Bowl, 44–20, against Texas A&M.

2009 Georgia Bulldogs football
Georgia Athletics logo.svg
Independence Bowl champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2009 record8–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coachMark Richt (9th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Bobo (3rd as coordinator, 9th overall season)
Defensive coordinatorWillie Martinez (5th as coordinator, 9th overall season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium
Uniform
SEC-Uniform-UGA-2009.png
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 3 Florida x%   8 0         13 1  
Georgia   4 4         8 5  
Tennessee   4 4         7 6  
Kentucky   3 5         7 6  
South Carolina   3 5         7 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
No. 1 Alabama x$#   8 0         14 0  
No. 17 LSU   5 3         9 4  
No. 20 Ole Miss   4 4         9 4  
Arkansas   3 5         8 5  
Auburn   3 5         8 5  
Mississippi State   3 5         5 7  
Championship: Alabama 32, Florida 13
    1. – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 53:30 p.m.at No. 9 Oklahoma State*No. 13ABCL 10–2453,012[1]
September 127:00 p.m.South CarolinaNo. 21ESPN2W 41–3792,746[2]
September 197:45 p.m.at ArkansasNo. 20ESPNW 52–4174,210[3]
September 267:00 p.m.Arizona State*No. 17
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
ESPNUW 20–1792,746[4]
October 33:30 p.m.No. 4 LSUNo. 14
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
CBSL 13–2092,746[5]
October 1012:21 p.m.at TennesseeSECNL 19–45103,261[6]
October 1712:21 p.m.at VanderbiltSECNW 34–1038,340[7]
October 313:30 p.m.vs. No. 1 FloridaCBSL 17–4184,604[8]
November 71:00 p.m.Tennessee Tech*
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
PPVW 38–092,746[9]
November 147:00 p.m.Auburn
ESPN2W 31–2492,746[10]
November 217:45 p.m.Kentucky
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
ESPN2L 27–3492,746[11]
November 288:00 p.m.at No. 7 Georgia Tech*ABC/ESPN2W 30–2455,407[12]
December 285:00 p.m.vs. Texas A&M*ESPN2W 44–2049,653[13]

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP 13 21 20 17 14 RV NR NR NR NR NR RV NR RV RV RV 
Coaches 13 21 23 21 18 RV NR RV RV NR NR RV NR RV RV RV 
Harris Not released 17 RV NR RV RV NR NR NR NR RV NR Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Box Score". ESPN. September 5, 2009. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  2. ^ "South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. September 12, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  3. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Box Score". ESPN. September 19, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  4. ^ "Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN. September 26, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  5. ^ "LSU Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. October 3, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  6. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Tennessee Volunteers Box Score". ESPN. October 10, 2009. Archived from the original on April 30, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  7. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Vanderbilt Commodores Box Score". ESPN. October 17, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  8. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida Gators Box Score". ESPN. October 31, 2009. Archived from the original on March 2, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  9. ^ "Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. November 7, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  10. ^ "Auburn Tigers vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. November 14, 2009. Archived from the original on April 29, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  11. ^ "Kentucky Wildcats vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. November 21, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  12. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Box Score". ESPN. November 28, 2009. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  13. ^ "Texas A&M Aggies vs. Georgia Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN. December 28, 2009. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.