1988 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1988 record3–8 (0–7 ACC)
Head coachBobby Ross (2nd season)
CaptainEric Bearden
Cedric Stallworth
Home stadiumBobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 46,000)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Clemson 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 2 1     8 3 1
Wake Forest 4 3 0     6 4 1
Maryland 4 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     7 3 1
North Carolina 1 6 0     1 10 0
Georgia Tech 0 7 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by second-year head coach Bobby Ross, and played their home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, the first season under that name after it was renamed in honor of the legendary Georgia Tech head coach. The team competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in last and failing to a win a conference game for the second consecutive season.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 10Chattanooga*W 24–1022,720
September 17at VirginiaRaycomL 16–1745,106
September 24No. 12 Clemson
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta (Rivalry)
L 13–3045,106
October 1NC State
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
RaycomL 6–1436,892
October 8at MarylandRaycomL 8–1336,969
October 15No. 8 South Carolina*
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
W 34–045,103
October 22at North CarolinaL 17–2042,000
October 29Dukedagger
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
L 21–3140,393
November 5VMI*
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
W 34–726,923
November 12at Wake ForestL 24–2821,500
November 26at No. 20 Georgia*TBSL 3–2482,011
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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