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1973 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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ConferenceIndependent
1973 record5–6
Head coachBill Fulcher (2nd season)
CaptainJim Owings
Steve Putnal
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 NCAA Division I Independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame         11 0 0
No. 5 Penn State         12 0 0
No. 9 Houston         11 1 0
Temple         9 1 0
No. 20 Tulane         9 3 0
Memphis State         8 3 0
Boston College         7 4 0
South Carolina         7 4 0
Utah State         7 4 0
Air Force         6 4 0
Southern Miss         6 4 1
Northern Illinois         6 5 0
Rutgers         6 5 0
West Virginia         6 5 0
Pittsburgh         6 5 1
Colgate         5 5 0
Dayton         5 5 1
Xavier         5 5 1
Georgia Tech         5 6 0
Holy Cross         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         5 6 0
Cincinnati         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Virginia Tech         2 9 0
Army         0 10 0
Florida State         0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by head coach Bill Fulcher, in his second and final year with the team, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta. Fulcher resigned as head coach at the end of the season, claiming that he simply didn't enjoy the job.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 15at South CarolinaL 28–4151,584
September 22No. 1 USCL 6–2358,228
September 29Clemson
W 29–2148,062
October 6Army
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 14–1050,111
October 13at No. 8 TennesseeL 14–2070,616
October 20Auburn
L 10–2459,123
October 27at No. 15 TulaneL 14–2366,826
November 3Dukedagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 12–1047,129
November 10VMI
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 36–738,112
November 17vs. NavyW 26–2226,235
December 1Georgia
L 3–1060,316
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Sources:[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Moffit, David (December 7, 1973). "Fulcher Resigns At Georgia Tech". Atlanta Daily World: p. 5.
  2. "1973 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/georgia-tech/1973-schedule.html.
  3. 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 172
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