1942 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 5
1942 record9–2 (4–1 SEC)
Head coachWilliam Alexander (23rd season)
Home stadiumGrant Field
Seasons
← 1941
1943 →
1942 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Georgia 6 1 0     11 1 0
#5 Georgia Tech 4 1 0     9 2 0
#7 Tennessee 4 1 0     9 1 1
#18 Mississippi State 5 2 0     8 2 0
#10 Alabama 4 2 0     8 3 0
LSU 3 2 0     7 3 0
#16 Auburn 3 3 0     6 4 1
Vanderbilt 2 4 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 3 0     3 7 0
Tulane 1 4 0     4 5 0
Kentucky 0 5 0     3 6 1
Ole Miss 0 5 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets of the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1942 college football season. They won the first nine games of the season, before losing its final two games, including a loss in the 1943 Cotton Bowl to Texas.[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 26AuburnW 15–0
October 3at Notre Dame*W 13–6
October 10Chattanooga*
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 30–12
October 17Davidson*No. 6
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 33–0
October 24at Navy*No. 6W 21–0
October 31at Duke*No. 5W 26–7
November 7KentuckyNo. 3
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 47–7
November 14No. 5 AlabamaNo. 2
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 7–0
November 21FloridaNo. 2
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 20–7
November 28at No. 5 GeorgiaNo. 2L 0–34
January 1vs. No. 18 Texas*No. 5L 7–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit | edit source]

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