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1976 seasonEdit

1976 Georgia Bulldogs football
SEC Champions
Sugar Bowl vs. Pittsburgh, L, 3-27
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 10
1976 record10–2 (5-1 SEC)
Head coachVince Dooley
CaptainRay Goff
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10/10 Georgia 5 1 0     10 2 0
#11/9 Alabama 5 2 0     9 3 0
#20/NR Mississippi State 4 2 0     9 2 0
Florida 4 2 0     8 4 0
#NR/19 Kentucky 4 2 0     8 4 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     5 6 0
LSU 2 4 0     6 4 1
Tennessee 2 4 0     6 5 0
Auburn 2 4 0     3 8 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
  • Mississippi State later forfeited all 1976 wins due to NCAA violations.
    Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches Poll


Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1976-09-11* #15 California #16 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 36–24   47,000
1976-09-18* at Clemson #9 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ABC W 41–0   41,000
1976-09-25* South Carolina #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 20–12   59,935
1976-10-02 #10 Alabama #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 21–0   60,200
1976-10-09 at Mississippi #4 Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 17–21   36,471
1976-10-16† Vanderbilt #11 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 45–0   59,100
1976-10-23 at Kentucky #10 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 31–7   57,733
1976-10-30* Cincinnati #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 31–17   49,500
1976-11-06 vs. #10 Florida #7 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party) ABC W 41–27   70,314
1976-11-13 at Auburn #7 Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 28–0   63,912
1976-11-27* Georgia Tech #4 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 13–10   60,500
1977-01-01* vs. #1 Pittsburgh #5 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 3–27   76,117
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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