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Mark Richt is the 25th head coach of the University of Georgia Bulldogs football team. His first year at Georgia was 2001. So far, Mark Richt has accumulated a winning percentage of slightly less than .750 as head coach.

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Contents: 2001 Season2002 Season2003 Season2004 Season2005 Season2006 Season2007 Season2008 SeasonRelated PagesSources


2001 seasonEdit

2001 Georgia Bulldogs football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 25
APNo. 22
2001 record8–4 (5–3 SEC)
Head coachMark Richt (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorNeil Callaway (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian VanGorder (1st season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (86,520)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#4 Tennessee x   7 1         11 2  
#3 Florida   6 2         10 2  
#13 South Carolina   5 3         9 3  
#22 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#7 LSU xy   5 3         10 3  
Auburn x   5 3         7 5  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Arkansas   4 4         7 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: LSU 31, Tennessee 20
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2001 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with an 8–4 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1* 1:00 PM Arkansas State Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 45–17   86,520[1]
September 8 7:45 PM #21 South Carolina #24 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN L 9–14   86,520[2]
September 29 6:30 PM Arkansas Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN2 W 34–23   86,520[3]
October 6 12:00 PM at #5 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN CBS W 26–24   107,592[4]
October 13 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 30–14   31,847[5]
October 20† 12:30 PM Kentucky #19 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 43–29   86,520[6]
October 27 3:30 PM vs. #6 Florida #16 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 10–24   84,401[7]
November 10 3:30 PM #24 Auburn #21 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS L 17–24   86,520[8]
November 17 12:30 PM at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS JPS W 35–15   47,457[9]
November 24* 7:45 PM at #21 Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ESPN W 31–17   41,974[10]
December 1[11]* 12:00 PM Houston #19 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 35–7   86,520[12]
December 28* 5:00 PM vs. Boston College #16 Adelphia ColiseumNashville, TN (Music City Bowl) ESPN L 16–20   46,125[13]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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2002 seasonEdit

2002 Georgia Bulldogs football
Sugar Bowl Champions
SEC Champions
SEC Eastern Division Champions
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
2002 record13–1 (7–1 SEC)
Head coachMark Richt (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorNeil Callaway (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian VanGorder (2nd season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (86,520)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#3 Georgia x   7 1         13 1  
Florida   6 2         8 5  
Tennessee   5 3         8 5  
Kentucky   3 5         7 5  
South Carolina   3 5         5 7  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
#11 Alabama   6 2         10 3  
Arkansas xy   5 3         9 5  
#14 Auburn x   5 3         9 4  
LSU x   5 3         8 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 6  
Mississippi State   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Georgia 30, Arkansas 3
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Alabama had the best division record, but did not participate in postseason play due to NCAA probation.
    Rankings from AP Poll


The 2002 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 13–1 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31* 7:45 PM Clemson #12 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ESPN W 31–28   86,520[15]
September 14 3:30 PM at South Carolina #10 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC CBS W 13–7   84,227[15]
September 21* 1:00 PM Northwestern State #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 45–7   86,520[15]
September 28* 1:00 PM New Mexico State #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 41–10   86,520[15]
October 5 3:30 PM at #22 Alabama #6 Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL CBS W 27–25   83,818[15]
October 12 3:30 PM #10 Tennessee #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 18–13   86,520[15]
October 19† 12:30 PM Vanderbilt #5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 48–17   86,520[15]
October 26 3:30 PM at Kentucky #5 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY CBS W 52–24   71,017[15]
November 2 7:45 PM vs. #22 Florida #5 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) ESPN L 13–20   84,433[15]
November 9 7:00 PM Ole Miss #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA ESPN2 W 31–17   86,520[15]
November 16 3:30 PM at #24 Auburn #7 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 24–21   86,063[15]
November 30* 3:30 PM Georgia Tech #5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) CBS W 51–7   86,520[15]
December 7 6:00 PM vs. #22 Arkansas #4 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (SEC Championship Game) CBS W 30–3   74,835[15]
January 1* 8:30 PM vs. #16 Florida State #4 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ABC W 26–13   74,269[15]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Game notesEdit

AuburnEdit

#7 Georgia at Auburn
by Quarter1234 Total
Georgia 3 0 14 7 24
Auburn 7 7 7 0 21
  • Georgia clinches SEC East


2003 seasonEdit

2003 Georgia Bulldogs football
SEC Eastern Division Champions
Capital One Bowl vs. Purdue, W 34–27 (OT)
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 7
2003 record11–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachMark Richt (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorNeil Callaway (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian VanGorder (3rd season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (92,058)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#7 Georgia xy   6 2         11 3  
#15 Tennessee x   6 2         10 3  
#24 Florida x   6 2         8 5  
South Carolina   2 6         5 7  
Kentucky   1 7         4 8  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 10  
Western Division
#2 LSU xy   7 1         13 1  
#13 Ole Miss x   7 1         10 3  
Auburn   5 3         8 5  
Arkansas   4 4         9 4  
Alabama   2 6         4 9  
Mississippi State   1 7         2 10  
Championship: LSU 34, Georgia 13
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2003 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 10–2 record. The Bulldogs had a regular season SEC record of 6–2, and won the SEC East for the second year in a row. Georgia faced LSU in the SEC Championship Game, losing 13–34. The bulldogs completed their season with a victory over Purdue in the Capital One Bowl by a score of 34–27 in overtime. In Mark Richt's third year as head coach, Georgia finished the season ranked 6th in the polls.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30* 12:00 PM at Clemson #9 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ABC W 30–0   82,034[15]
September 6* 1:00 PM Middle Tennessee #8 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 29–10   92,058[15]
September 13 3:30 PM #25 South Carolina #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 31–7   92,058[15]
September 20 3:30 PM at #11 LSU #7 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA CBS L 10–17   92,251[15]
October 4 3:30 PM Alabama #12 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 37–23   92,058[15]
October 11 7:45 PM at #13 Tennessee #8 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN2 W 41–14   107,517[15]
October 18 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt #5 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN PPV W 27–8   27,823[15]
October 25*† 1:00 PM UAB #5 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 16–13   92,058[15]
November 1 3:30 PM vs. #23 Florida #4 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS L 13–16   84,411[15]
November 15 3:30 PM Auburn #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS W 26–7   92,058[15]
November 22 12:30 PM Kentucky #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 30–10   92,058[15]
November 29* 1:00 PM at Georgia Tech #5 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 34–17   55,000[15]
December 6 8:00 PM vs. #3 LSU #5 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA (SEC Championship Game) CBS L 13–34   74,913[15]
January 1* 1:00 PM vs. #12 Purdue #11 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Capital One Bowl) ABC W 34–27 OT  64,565[15]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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2004 seasonEdit

2004 Georgia Bulldogs football
Outback Bowl vs. Wisconsin, W 24–21
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 7
2004 record10–2 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachMark Richt (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorNeil Callaway (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian VanGorder (4th season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (92,746)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#13 Tennessee x   7 1         10 3  
#7 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
Florida   4 4         7 5  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
Western Division
#2 Auburn x   8 0         13 0  
#16 LSU   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   3 5         6 6  
Arkansas   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         4 7  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: Auburn 38, Tennessee 28
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


The 2004 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 10–2 record. The Bulldogs had a regular season SEC record of 6–2, but did not win the SEC East, having lost to Tennessee and Auburn. Georgia beat Wisconsin in the 2005 Outback Bowl and finished the season ranked 6th in the Coaches' Poll. This was the Georgia Bulldogs' fourth season under the guidance of head coach Mark Richt.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4* 3:00 PM Georgia Southern #4 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA FSN W 48–28   92,746[15]
September 11 5:30 PM at South Carolina #4 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC ESPN W 20–16   84,300[15]
September 18* 1:00 PM Marshall #3 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA W 13–3   92,746[15]
October 2 3:30 PM #13 LSU #3 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS W 45–16   92,746[15]
October 9 3:30 PM #17 Tennessee #3 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA CBS L 14–19   92,746[15]
October 16† 12:30 PM Vanderbilt #8 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA JPS W 33–3   92,746[15]
October 23 7:00 PM at Arkansas #6 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR ESPN2 W 20–14   71,644[15]
October 30 3:30 PM vs. Florida #7 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic) CBS W 31–24   84,753[15]
November 6 12:30 PM at Kentucky #5 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY JPS W 62–17   63,110[15]
November 13 3:30 PM at #3 Auburn #5 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) CBS L 6–24   87,451[15]
November 27* 3:30 PM Georgia Tech #7 Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) CBS W 19–13   92,746[15]
January 1* 11:00 AM vs. #16 Wisconsin #7 Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL (Outback Bowl) ESPN2 W 24–21   62,414[15]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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2005 seasonEdit

2006 seasonEdit

2007 seasonEdit

2008 seasonEdit

2009 season Edit

2010 season Edit

2011 season Edit

FootnotesEdit

  1. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/090301aaa.html
  2. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/090801aaa.html
  3. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/092901aaa.html
  4. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/100601aaa.html
  5. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/101301aaa.html
  6. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/102001aaa.html
  7. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/102701aaa.html
  8. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/111001aaa.html
  9. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/111701aaa.html
  10. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/112401aaa.html
  11. Game originally scheduled for September 15, but rescheduled in wake of the September 11 attacks
  12. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/120301aaa.html
  13. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2001-2002/122801aaa.html
  14. "2001–2002 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/geo-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  15. 15.00 15.01 15.02 15.03 15.04 15.05 15.06 15.07 15.08 15.09 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 15.14 15.15 15.16 15.17 15.18 15.19 15.20 15.21 15.22 15.23 15.24 15.25 15.26 15.27 15.28 15.29 15.30 15.31 15.32 15.33 15.34 15.35 15.36 15.37 15.38 15.39 "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of Georgia. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2002-2003/teamcume.htm.
  16. "2002–2003 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/geo-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  17. "2003–2004 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/geo-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  18. "2004–2005 Schedule". georgiadogs.com. http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/geo-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved November 13, 2012.

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