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1991 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
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Aloha Bowl champion
Aloha Bowl, W 18–17 vs. Stanford
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1991 record8–5 (5–2 ACC)
Head coachBobby Ross (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorRalph Friedgen (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorGeorge O'Leary (5th season)
CaptainMike Mooney
Willie Clay
Steve Pharr
Home stadiumBobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 43,719)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 Clemson 6 0 1     9 2 1
#24 NC State 5 2 0     9 3 0
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     8 5 0
Virginia 4 2 1     8 3 1
North Carolina 3 4 0     7 4 0
Maryland 2 5 0     2 9 0
Duke 1 6 0     4 6 1
Wake Forest 1 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by head coach Bobby Ross in his fifth and final year with the team, and played their home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing tied for second.

The defending national champions of the Coaches Poll, Georgia Tech finished with a disappointing five losses. They opened the year with a top-ten battle with Penn State in the Kickoff Classic, losing 22–34. Further losses to ACC foes Clemson and NC State knocked Georgia Tech out of the polls. They won 5 of their last 6, however, capped by a come-from-behind win over Stanford in the 1991 Aloha Bowl in Honolulu.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 28vs. No. 7 Penn State*No. 8RaycomL 22–3477,409
September 14at Boston College*No. 17W 30–1426,108
September 19VirginiaNo. 17ESPNW 24–2142,192
September 28at No. 7 ClemsonNo. 19ABCL 7–983,500
October 5at No. 19 NC StateNo. 21RaycomL 21–2844,105
October 12Maryland
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA
RaycomW 34–1042,011
October 19at South Carolina*L 14–2362,220
October 26North Carolinadagger
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA
RaycomW 35–1445,542
November 2at DukeW 17–638,732
November 9Furman*
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA
W 19–1740,039
November 16Wake Forest
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA
RaycomW 27–338,124
November 30No. 25 Georgia*
RaycomL 15–1846,053
December 25vs. No. 17 Stanford*ABCW 18–1734,433
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Sources:[1][2]

RosterEdit

1991 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Jones, ShawnShawn Jones Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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