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1984 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1984 record6–4–1 (2–2–1 ACC)
Head coachBill Curry (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorDon Lindsey (1st season)
CaptainDavid Bell
Donnie Chisholm
Robert Lavette
Home stadiumGrant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Maryland 6 0 0     9 3 0
Clemson 5 2 0     7 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 2 1     6 4 1
#20 Virginia 3 2 2     8 2 2
North Carolina 3 3 1     5 5 1
Wake Forest 3 4 0     6 5 0
NC State 1 6 0     3 8 0
Duke 1 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by fifth-year head coach Bill Curry, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta. In their second year as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the team finished in fifth with a final record of 6–4–1 (2–2–1 ACC).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 15No. 19 Alabama*TBSW 16–656,107
September 22The Citadel*
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 48–331,684
September 29No. 13 Clemson*ANo. 18
ESPNW 28–2157,704
October 6NC StateNo. 12
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
RaycomL 22–2732,627
October 13at VirginiaNo. 20T 20–2040,067
October 20at No. 13 Auburn*L 34–4875,216
October 27Tennessee*
L 21–2445,167
November 3Dukedagger
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta
W 31–336,393
November 10at North CarolinaL 17–2447,000
November 17at Wake ForestW 24–722,700
December 1at No. 18 Georgia*RaycomW 35–1882,122
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Sources:[1][2]

A.^ Clemson was under NCAA probation, and was ineligible for the ACC title. Therefore this game did not count in the league standings.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1984 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/georgia-tech/1984-schedule.html.
  2. 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 173
  3. "No. 18 Georgia Tech Outlasts No. 13 Clemson 28-21". Boston Globe: p. 104. September 30, 1984. "The game, however, does not count in league standings since the Tigers are on NCAA probation and ineligible for the conference title."
  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named probation
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