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1972 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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Liberty Bowl champion
Liberty Bowl, W 31–30 vs. Iowa State
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 20
1972 record7–4–1
Head coachBill Fulcher (1st season)
CaptainBrad Bourne
Rick Lantz
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Penn State         10 2 0
No. 14 Notre Dame         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
West Virginia         8 4 0
Florida State         7 4 0
Northern Illinois         7 4 0
Rutgers         7 4 0
No. 20 Georgia Tech         7 4 1
Air Force         6 4 0
Army         6 4 0
Virginia Tech         6 4 1
Houston         6 4 1
Tulane         6 5 0
Temple         5 4 0
Colgate         5 4 1
Holy Cross         5 4 1
Syracuse         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         5 6 0
Dayton         4 6 1
Boston College         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Southern Miss         3 7 1
Xavier         2 8 0
Cincinnati         2 9 0
Villanova         2 9 0
Pittsburgh         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1972 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 1972 NCAA University Division football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by first-year head coach Bill Fulcher and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta. They were invited to the 1972 Liberty Bowl, where they defeated Iowa State, 31–30.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 9No. 15 TennesseeABCL 3–3452,112
September 16South Carolina
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 34–648,224
September 23at No. 18 Michigan StateW 21–1644,141
September 30Rice
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
T 36–3641,179
October 7Clemson
W 31–950,239
October 21at No. 14 AuburnL 14–2460,261
October 28Tulanedagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 21–748,096
November 4at DukeL 14–2037,300
November 11Boston College
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 42–1036,114
November 18Navy
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 30–739,233
December 2at GeorgiaL 7–2760,241
December 18vs. Iowa StateABCW 31–3050,021
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[1][2]

RosterEdit

1972 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 1 McAshan, EddieEddie McAshan Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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