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Herman Stegeman was the 15th head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs for three seasons from 1920 to 1922. Over the course of those three seasons, he led the Bulldogs to a combined 20–6–3 record and the team's second conference championship.

1920 seasonEdit

1920 Georgia Bulldogs football
SIAA Co-Champion
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1920 record8–0–1 (8–0–1 SIAA)
Head coachHerman Stegeman
Home stadiumSanford Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →

The 1920 Georgia Bulldogs football team had an 8–0–1 record and was also co-champion of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association: co-champions Georgia Tech and Tulane were also undefeated. Georgia outscored its opponents 247–17. This was the Georgia Bulldogs' first season under the guidance of head coach Herman Stegeman and the team's second undefeated season in its history.

Date Opponent Site Result
1920-10-12 The Citadel Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 40–0  
1920-10-09 at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 37–0  
1920-10-13 at Furman Greenville, SC W 7–0  
1920-10-23 at [[{{{school}}}|Oglethorpe]] Atlanta, GA W 23–3  
1920-10-30 vs. Auburn McClung StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 7–0  
1920-11-06 at Virginia Charlottesville, VA T 0–0  
1920-11-13 Florida Sanford Field • Athens W 56–0  
1920-11-20 Alabama Sanford Field • Athens W 21–14  
1920-11-25 Clemson Sanford Field • Athens W 55–0  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming.

1921 seasonEdit

1921 Georgia Bulldogs football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1921 record7–2–1 (5–0–1 SIAA)
Head coachHerman Stegeman
Home stadiumSanford Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →

The 1921 Georgia Bulldogs football team had an 7–2–1 record, and was also co-champion of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association: co-champion Vanderbilt was also undefeated. Their only two losses coming against two of the football powerhouses of the day, Harvard and Dartmouth. This was the team's second season under the guidance of head coach Herman Stegeman.

The victory against Furman on October 8, 1921 was the 100th victory in the history of the Georgia Bulldogs football program.

Date Opponent Site Result
1921-10-01* Mercer Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 28–0  
1921-10-08 Furman Sanford Field • Athens W 27–7  
1921-10-15* at Harvard Cambridge, MA L 7–10  
1921-10-22* Oglethorpe Sanford Field • Athens W 14–0  
1921-10-29 vs. Auburn McClung StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 7–0  
1921-11-06 Virginia Sanford Field • Athens W 21–0  
1921-11-13 at Vanderbilt Nashville, TN T 7–7  
1921-11-20 vs. Alabama Atlanta, GA W 22–0  
1921-11-25 Clemson Sanford Field • Athens W 28–0  
1921-11-27* vs. Dartmouth Atlanta L 0–7  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming.

1922 seasonEdit

1922 Georgia Bulldogs football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1922 record5–4–1 (1–3–1 SoCon)
Head coachHerman Stegeman
Home stadiumSanford Field
Seasons
← 1921
1923 →
1922 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina § 5 0 0     9 1 0
Georgia Tech § 4 0 0     7 2 0
Vanderbilt § 4 0 0     8 0 1
Virginia Tech 3 0 0     8 1 1
Florida 2 0 0     7 2 0
Auburn 2 1 0     8 2 0
Tennessee 3 2 0     8 2 0
Alabama 3 2 1     6 3 1
Virginia 1 1 1     4 4 1
Mississippi State 2 3 0     3 4 2
Kentucky 1 2 0     6 3 0
Clemson 1 2 0     5 4 0
Washington & Lee 1 2 0     5 3 1
Maryland 1 2 0     4 5 1
LSU 1 2 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 3 1     5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 0     4 4 0
South Carolina 0 2 0     5 4 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     4 5 1
NC State 0 5 0     4 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1922 Georgia Bulldogs football team had an 5–4–1 record and was the first Georgia team to compete in the newly formed Southern Conference, which was formed when a group of teams left the SIAA after the end of the 1921 season. This was the Georgia's third and final season under the guidance of head coach Herman Stegeman. One of the players on the 1922 team was All-American tackle Joe Bennett.

The September 30, 1922 game against Mercer, was the 200th football game played by Georgia. Including the victory over Mercer, Georgia's cumulative record over its first 200 games was 107–72–21, a winning percentage of 0.588.

Date Opponent Site Result
1922-09-23* Newberry Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 82–13  
1922-09-30* Mercer Sanford Field • Athens W 41–0  
1922-10-07* at Chicago Stagg FieldChicago, IL L 0–20  
1922-10-14* at Furman Greenville, SC W 7–0  
1922-10-21 Tennessee Sanford Field • Athens W 7–3  
1922-10-26* [[{{{school}}}|Oglethorpe]] Sanford Field • Athens W 26–6  
1922-11-04 vs. Auburn McClung StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 3–7  
1922-11-11 at Virginia Charlottesville, VA T 6–6  
1922-11-18† Vanderbilt Sanford Field • Athens L 0–12  
1922-11-25 at Alabama Crampton BowlMontgomery, AL L 6–10  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming.

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