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1957 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1957 record4–4–2 (3–4–1 SEC)
Head coachBobby Dodd (13th season)
CaptainDon Stephenson
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 44,000)
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Auburn 7 0 0     10 0 0
#7 Ole Miss 5 0 1     9 1 1
#14 Mississippi State 4 2 1     6 2 1
#17 Florida 4 2 1     6 2 1
#13 Tennessee 4 3 0     8 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 3 1     5 3 2
LSU 4 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia Tech 3 4 1     4 4 2
Georgia 3 4 0     3 7 0
Tulane 1 5 0     2 8 0
Alabama 1 6 1     2 7 1
Kentucky 1 7 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by 13th-year head coach Bobby Dodd and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Fred Braselton with 486 passing yards and Lester Simerville with 275 rushing yards.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 21No. 20 KentuckyNo. 11W 13–040,000
September 28No. 15 SMU*No. 3
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
T 0–039,000
October 12at LSUNo. 17L 13–2062,500
October 19No. 9 Auburn
L 0–340,000
October 26at TulaneW 20–1325,000
November 2No. 7 Duke*dagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 13–040,000
November 9at No. 9 TennesseeNo. 18L 6–2145,500
November 16at AlabamaW 10–730,000
November 23Florida
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
T 0–040,000
November 30Georgia
L 0–740,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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