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2013 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 2013 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the University of Georgia in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by head coach Mark Richt, who was in his thirteenth year as head coach. The Bulldogs played their home games at Sanford Stadium. They were a member of the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference.

2013 Georgia Bulldogs football
Georgia Athletics logo.svg
Gator Bowl vs. Nebraska, L 19–24
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2013 record8–5 (5–3 SEC)
Head coachMark Richt (13th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Bobo (7th as coordinator, 13th overall season)
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorTodd Grantham (4th season)
Base defense3–4
Home stadiumSanford Stadium
(Capacity: 92,746)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 5 Missouri x   7 1         12 2  
No. 4 South Carolina   6 2         11 2  
Georgia   5 3         8 5  
No. 24 Vanderbilt   4 4         9 4  
Florida   3 5         4 8  
Tennessee   2 6         5 7  
Kentucky   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
No. 2 Auburn xy$   7 1         12 2  
No. 7 Alabama x%   7 1         11 2  
No. 14 LSU   5 3         10 3  
No. 18 Texas A&M   4 4         9 4  
Mississippi State   3 5         7 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         8 5  
Arkansas   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Auburn 59, Missouri 42
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

ESPN's College GameDay aired live from the university campus on September 28, 2013 before the Bulldogs played LSU.[2]

Contents

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Seasons at
Georgia
Alma Mater
Mark Richt Head coach 13 Miami (FL) (1982)
Mike Bobo Offensive coordinator, Quarterbacks 13 Georgia (1997)
Todd Grantham Defensive coordinator/Outside Linebackers 4 Virginia Tech (1989)
Bryan McClendon Running backs 5 Georgia (2005)
John Lilly Tight ends 6 Guilford College (1990)
Tony Ball Wide receivers 5 Chattanooga (1983)
Will Friend Offensive line 3 Alabama (1998)
Chris Wilson Defensive line 1 Oklahoma (1992)
Kirk Olivadotti Inside Linebackers 3 Purdue (1996)
Scott Lakatos Defensive backs 4 Western Connecticut (1988)
Dan Inman Offensive Graduate Assistant 1 UNC–Pembroke (2012)
Doug Saylor Offensive Graduate Assistant 1 Georgia (2011)
Tyler Maloof Offensive Program Coordinator 1 Georgia (2012)
Mike MacDonald Defensive Graduate Assistant 4 Georgia (2010)
Christian Robinson Defensive Graduate Assistant 0 Georgia (2013)
Buddy Collins Defensive Program Coordinator 0 MidAmerica Nazarene (2010)
Reference:[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 318:00 p.m.at No. 8 Clemson*No. 5ABCL 35–3883,830
September 74:30 p.m.No. 6 South CarolinaNo. 11ESPNW 41–3092,746
September 2112:21 p.m.North Texas*No. 9
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
SECTVW 45–2192,746
September 283:30 p.m.No. 6 LSUNo. 9
CBSW 44–4192,746
October 53:30 p.m.at TennesseeNo. 6CBSW 34–31 OT102,455
October 1212:00 p.m.No. 25 MissouriNo. 7
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
ESPNL 26–4192,746
October 1912:00 p.m.at VanderbiltNo. 15CBSL 27–3140,350
November 23:30 p.m.vs. FloridaCBSW 23–2084,693
November 912:30 p.m.Appalachian State* 
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
ESPN3W 45–692,746
November 163:30 p.m.at No. 7 AuburnNo. 25CBSL 38–4387,451
November 237:00 p.m.Kentucky
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
ESPNUW 59–1792,746
November 303:30 p.m.at Georgia Tech*ABCW 41–34 2OT54,914
January 112:00 p.m.vs. Nebraska*No. 23
ESPN2L 19–2460,712
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Depth chartEdit

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 15 Final 
AP 5 (1) 11 9 9 9 6 7 15 RV RV RV 25 RV RV 25 23 RV 
Coaches 5 12 10 10 10 6 7 16 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 24 NR 
Harris Not released 16 RV RV RV 25 RV RV 25 23 Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR 25 NR NR 22 22 Not released

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Link to the AP Poll
  2. ^ Towers, Chip (September 22, 2013). "GameDay Coming to Athens for Georgia-LSU". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Football – Coaching Staff". University of Georgia Athletics. Retrieved September 15, 2013.