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1951 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
National champion (Berryman)
Co-national champion (Boand)
SEC co-champion
Orange Bowl champion
Orange Bowl, W 17–14 vs. Baylor
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 5
1951 record11–0–1 (7–0 SEC)
Head coachBobby Dodd (7th season)
CaptainLamar Wheat
Home stadiumGrant Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Georgia Tech § 7 0 0     11 0 1
#1 Tennessee § 5 0 0     10 1 0
LSU 4 2 1     7 3 1
Ole Miss 4 2 1     6 3 1
#15 Kentucky 3 3 0     8 4 0
Auburn 3 4 0     5 5 0
Vanderbilt 3 5 0     6 5 0
Alabama 3 5 0     5 6 0
Florida 2 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0     5 5 0
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 5 0
Tulane 1 5 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets of the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1951 college football season.[1] The team was named national champion by Berryman and co-champion by Boand.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 22SMU*W 21–733,000
September 29at FloridaW 27–039,000
October 6at No. 17 KentuckyNo. 11W 13–735,000
October 13LSUNo. 8
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 25–730,000
October 20AuburnNo. 5
W 27–731,000
October 27at VanderbiltNo. 3W 8–726,000
November 3Duke*daggerNo. 5
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
T 14–1436,000
November 10VMI*No. 8
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 34–721,000
November 17at AlabamaNo. 7W 27–735,000
November 24Davidson*No. 7
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 34–718,000
December 1GeorgiaNo. 6
W 48–640,000
January 1vs. No. 9 Baylor*No. 5W 17–1465,837
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[3]

ReferencesEdit

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