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This is a list of seasons completed by the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Since the team's creation in 1892, the Yellow Jackets have participated in more than 1,100 officially-sanctioned games, including 39 bowl games.

The Yellow Jackets have been a member of numerous athletic conferences. In 1894, Tech was a founding member of the now defunct Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, where it won a National Championship in 1917. In 1922, the Yellow Jackets joined the Southern Conference as a founding member, where it won a National Championship in 1928. In 1933, Tech joined the Southeast Conference as a founding member, where it won a National Championship in 1952. From 1964 to 1978, the Yellow Jackets competed as an independent. In 1979, Georgia Tech joined the Atlantic Coast Conference, where it has been a member ever since.[1]

SeasonsEdit

National Champions[A 1] Conference Champions Bowl game berth Division Champions

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Year Coach(es) Conference Conference finish[1] Record[1] Bowl/Postseason[1] Final ranking
Wins Losses Ties AP
[1]
Coach
[1]
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
1892Ernest E. WestInd 030
1893Frank O. Spain & Leonard WoodInd211
1894SIAA030
1896No CoachSIAA111
1897SIAA010
1898Rufus B. NalleySIAA030
1899H.T. CollierSIAA050
1900No CoachSIAA040
1901Cyrus W. StricklerSIAA401
1902John McKeeSIAA062
1903No CoachSIAA350
1904John HeismanSIAA811
1905SIAA701
1906SIAA631
1907SIAA440
1908SIAA630
1909SIAA720
1910SIAA530
1911SIAA621
1912SIAA531
1913SIAA720
1914Ind620
1915Ind701
1916SIAA801
1917SIAA900
1918SIAA610
1919SIAA730
1920William AlexanderSIAA810
1921SIAA810
1922SoCon720
1923SoCon324
1924SoCon531
1925SoCon621
1926SoCon450
1927SoCon811
1928SoCon1000Won 1929 Rose Bowl vs. California, 8-7
1929SoCon360
1930SoCon261
1931SoCon271
1932SoCon451
1933SEC11th550
1934SEC11th190
1935SEC8th550
1936SECT-6th551
1937SEC6th631
1938SEC5th343
1939SECT-1st820Won 1940 Orange Bowl vs. Missouri, 21-7 16
1940SEC12th370
1941SEC9th360
1942SECT-2nd920Lost Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Texas, 7-145
1943SEC1st830Won 1944 Sugar Bowl vs. Tulsa, 20-1813
1944SEC1st830Lost 1945 Orange Bowl vs. Tulsa, 12-2613
1945Bobby DoddSECT-5th460
1946SEC4th920Won Oil Bowl vs. St. Mary's, 41-1911
1947SEC2nd1010Won 1948 Orange Bowl vs. Kansas, 20-1410
1948SEC5th730
1949SEC4th730
1950SEC5th560
1951SEC1st1101Won 1952 Orange Bowl vs. Baylor, 17-1455
1952SEC1st1200Won 1953 Sugar Bowl vs. Ole Miss, 24-722
1953SEC2nd921Won 1954 Sugar Bowl vs. West Virginia, 42-1989
1954SEC2nd830Won Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Arkansas, 14-613
1955SEC3rd911Won 1956 Sugar Bowl vs. Pittsburgh, 7-077
1956SEC2nd1010Won 1956 Gator Bowl vs. Pittsburgh, 21-1444
1957SEC8th442
1958SECT-8th541
1959SEC7th650Lost 1960 Gator Bowl vs. Arkansas, 7-14
1960SEC7th550
1961SECT-4th740Lost 1961 Gator Bowl vs. PSU, 15-301313
1962SEC4th731Lost 1962 Bluebonnet Bowl vs. Missouri, 10-1411
1963SEC6th730
1964Ind 730
1965Ind731Won 1965 Gator Bowl vs. Texas Tech, 31-21
1966Ind920Lost 1967 Orange Bowl vs. Florida, 12-1788
1967Bud CarsonInd460
1968Ind460
1969Ind460
1970Ind930Won 1970 Sun Bowl vs. Texas Tech, 17-91317
1971Ind660Lost 1971 Peach Bowl vs. Ole Miss, 18-41
1972Bill FulcherInd741Won 1972 Liberty Bowl vs. Iowa State, 31-3020
1973Ind560
1974Pepper RodgersInd650
1975Ind740
1976Ind461
1977Ind650
1978Ind750Lost 1978 Peach Bowl vs. Purdue, 21-41
1979ACC461
1980Bill CurryACC191
1981ACC1100
1982ACC650
1983ACC3rd380
1984ACC5th641
1985ACC2nd921Won Hall of Fame Classic vs. Michigan State, 17-141918
1986ACC4th551
1987Bobby RossACC8th290
1988ACC8th380
1989ACCT-4th740
1990ACC1st1101Won 1991 Florida Citrus Bowl vs. Nebraska, 45-2121
1991ACCT-2nd850Won 1991 Aloha Bowl vs. Stanford, 18-17
1992Bill LewisACCT-4th560
1993ACC6th560
1994Bill Lewis/George O'LearyACC9th1100
1995George O'LearyACC4th650
1996ACC5th56-[A 2]
1997ACCT-3rd75-Won 1997 Carquest Bowl vs. West Virginia, 35-3025
1998ACCT-1st102-Won 1999 Gator Bowl vs. Notre Dame, 35-28911
1999ACCT-2nd84-Lost 2000 Gator Bowl vs. Miami, 13-282120
2000ACCT-2nd93-Lost Peach Bowl vs. LSU, 14-281719
2001George O'Leary/Mac McWorterACCT-4th85-Won Seattle Bowl vs. Stanford, 24-1424
2002Chan GaileyACC5th76-Lost 2002 Silicon Valley Classic vs. Fresno State, 21-30
2003ACC4th76-Won 2004 Humanitarian Bowl vs. Tulsa, 52-10
2004ACCT-6th75-Won 2004 Champs Sports Bowl vs. Syracuse, 51-14
2005ACC3rd Coast75-Lost 2005 Emerald Bowl vs. Utah, 10-38
2006ACC1st Coast95-Lost 2006 ACC Championship Game vs. Wake Forest, 6-9
Lost Gator Bowl vs. West Virginia, 38-35
2007Chan Gailey/Jon TenutaACC3rd Coast76-Lost 2007 Humanitarian Bowl vs. Fresno State, 28-40
2008Paul JohnsonACCT-1st Coast94-Lost 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl vs. LSU, 3-382222
2009ACC1st Coast103-Won 2009 ACC Championship Game vs. Clemson, 39-34
Lost 2010 Orange Bowl vs. Iowa, 14-24
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2010ACCT-3rd Coast67-Lost 2010 Independence Bowl vs. Air Force, 7-14
2011ACC3rd Coast85-Lost 2011 Sun Bowl vs. Utah, 27-30 (OT)
2012ACCT-1st Coast77-Lost 2012 ACC Championship Game vs. FSU, 15-21
Won 2012 Sun Bowl vs. USC, 21-7
Total 696 468 43 (all games)

NotesEdit

  1. Based on championships claimed by Georgia Tech.[1]
  2. Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Football Media Guide. Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
  2. Whiteside, Kelly (August 25, 2006). "Overtime system still excites coaches". USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/2006-08-24-overtime_x.htm. Retrieved 2008-09-29.
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