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1977 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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ConferenceIndependent
1977 record6–5
Head coachPepper Rodgers (4th season)
CaptainLucius Sanford
Randy Pass
Freeman Colbert
Lawton Hydrick
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 NCAA Division I Independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           11 1 0
No. 5 Penn State           11 1 0
Colgate           10 1 0
No. 16 San Diego State           10 1 0
Tennessee State           8 1 1
No. 14 Florida State           10 2 0
North Texas State           10 1 0*
No. 8 Pittsburgh           9 2 1
East Carolina           8 3 0
Rutgers           8 3 0
Army           7 4 0
Louisville           7 4 1
Boston College           6 5 0
Cincinnati           5 4 2
Georgia Tech           6 5 0
Memphis           6 5 0
Northwestern State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
William & Mary           6 5 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Temple           5 5 1
Hawaii           5 6 0
Navy           5 6 0
West Virginia           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 7 0
Utah State           4 7 0
Villanova           4 7 0
Illinois State           3 7 1
Virginia Tech           3 7 1
Indiana State           3 7 0
Miami (FL)           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Tulane           3 8 0
Air Force           2 8 1
Holy Cross           2 8 0
Northeast Louisiana           2 9 0
*North Texas State (originally 9–2–0) awarded a forfeit win after UCLA was found to be using an ineligible player.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by fourth-year head coach Pepper Rodgers, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10at South CarolinaL 0–1755,934
September 17Miami (FL)W 10–631,916
September 24at ClemsonL 14–3150,116
October 1Air Force
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 30–330,067
October 8at TennesseeW 24–882,631
October 15Auburn
W 38–2154,961
October 22at TulaneW 38–1428,345
October 29Dukedagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
L 24–2547,131
November 5at No. 5 Notre DameL 14–6959,075
November 12at NavyL 16–2018,590
November 26Georgia
W 16–760,104
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Sources:[2][3]

RosterEdit

  • Freeman Colbert
  • PK Mike Dassel
  • Drew Hill
  • QB Gary Lanier
  • Reggie Wilkes

ReferencesEdit

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