|1952 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football|
|1952 record||12–0 (7–0 SEC)|
|Head coach||Bobby Dodd (8th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Frank Broyles|
|Defensive coordinator||Ray Graves|
|Captain||George Morris |
|Home stadium||Grant Field|
|1952 SEC football standings|
|#2 Georgia Tech †||7||–||0||–||0||12||–||0||–||0|
|#7 Ole Miss||4||–||0||–||2||8||–||1||–||2|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1952 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 1952 NCAA football season. Led by head coach Bobby Dodd, the Yellow Jackets went undefeated including a victory in the 1953 Sugar Bowl. Coach Bobby Dodd and the Yellow Jackets were awarded a split National Championship, winning the 1952 INS National Championship poll, sharing the Championship with the Michigan State Spartans. The team was selected national champion by Berryman, Billingsley, INS, Poling, and Sagarin (ELO-Chess).
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 20||The Citadel*||No. 3||W 54–6||22,000|
|September 27||Florida||No. 3||W 17–14||30,939|
|October 4||at SMU*||No. 6||W 20–7||41,000|
|October 11||Tulane||No. 5||W 14–0||27,913|
|October 18||Auburn||No. 4||W 33–0||34,689|
|October 25||Vanderbilt||No. 5||W 30–0||35,373|
|November 1||No. 6 Duke*||No. 4||W 28–7||40,000|
|November 8||Army*||No. 3||W 45–6||40,000|
|November 10||No. 12 Alabama||No. 2||WSB-TV||W 7–3||38,063|
|November 22||Florida State*||No. 2||W 30–0||25,000|
|November 29||at Georgia||No. 3||W 23–9||50,000|
|January 1, 1953||vs. No. 7 Ole Miss*||No. 2||ABC||W 24–7||80,187|
Team players drafted into the NFL[edit | edit source]
|George Morris||Center||2||21||San Francisco 49ers|
|Gerdes (Buck) Martin||End||4||39||Chicago Cardinals|
|Hal Miller||Tackle||5||57||San Francisco 49ers|
|Pete Brown||Center||10||118||San Francisco 49ers|
|Bobby Moorhead||Back||13||146||Baltimore Colts|
|Jeff Knox||End||23||272||Philadelphia Eagles|
References[edit | edit source]
- Clarke, Michael (September 16, 2005) Football Program Builds on Strong History. The Technique. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
- Information Please Database (2007) 1952 College Football Recap. infoplease. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
- 2018 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records. The National Collegiate Athletic Association. p. 113. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2018/FBS.pdf. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
- Sports Reference 1952 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results. SR/College Football. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
- 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 170.
- "1953 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1953.htm. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
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