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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 Southeastern 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 Division Regular season[1] Bowl/Postseason[1] Final ranking
Finish Wins Losses Ties AP
[1]
Coaches'
[1]
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
1892 Ernest E. West Independent 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1893 Frank O. Spain & Leonard Wood Independent 2 1 1 N/A N/A
1894 SIAA 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1896 No Coach SIAA 1 1 1 N/A N/A
1897 SIAA 0 1 0 N/A N/A
1898 Rufus B. Nalley SIAA 0 3 0 N/A N/A
1899 Harris T. Collier SIAA 0 5 0 N/A N/A
1900 No Coach SIAA 0 4 0 N/A N/A
1901 Cyrus W. Strickler SIAA 4 0 1 N/A N/A
1902 John McKee SIAA 0 6 2 N/A N/A
1903 No Coach SIAA 3 5 0 N/A N/A
1904 John Heisman SIAA 8 1 1 N/A N/A
1905 SIAA 7 0 1 N/A N/A
1906 SIAA 6 3 1 N/A N/A
1907 SIAA 4 4 0 N/A N/A
1908 SIAA 6 3 0 N/A N/A
1909 SIAA 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1910 SIAA 5 3 0 N/A N/A
1911 SIAA 6 2 1 N/A N/A
1912 SIAA 5 3 1 N/A N/A
1913 SIAA 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1914 Independent 6 2 0 N/A N/A
1915 Independent 7 0 1 N/A N/A
1916 SIAA 8 0 1 N/A N/A
1917 SIAA 9 0 0 N/A N/A
1918 SIAA 6 1 0 N/A N/A
1919 SIAA 7 3 0 N/A N/A
1920 William Alexander SIAA 8 1 0 N/A N/A
1921 SIAA 8 1 0 N/A N/A
1922 SoCon 7 2 0 N/A N/A
1923 SoCon 3 2 4 N/A N/A
1924 SoCon 5 3 1 N/A N/A
1925 SoCon 6 2 1 N/A N/A
1926 SoCon 4 5 0 N/A N/A
1927 SoCon 8 1 1 N/A N/A
1928 SoCon 10 0 0 Won 1929 Rose Bowl against California, 8–7 N/A N/A
1929 SoCon 3 6 0 N/A N/A
1930 SoCon 2 6 1 N/A N/A
1931 SoCon 2 7 1 N/A N/A
1932 SoCon 4 5 1 N/A N/A
1933 SEC 11th 5 5 0 N/A N/A
1934 SEC 11th 1 9 0 N/A N/A
1935 SEC 8th 5 5 0 N/A N/A
1936 SEC T-6th 5 5 1 N/A
1937 SEC 6th 6 3 1 N/A
1938 SEC 5th 3 4 3 N/A
1939 SEC T-1st 8 2 0 Won 1940 Orange Bowl against Missouri, 21–7 16 N/A
1940 SEC 12th 3 7 0 N/A
1941 SEC 9th 3 6 0 N/A
1942 SEC T-2nd 9 2 0 Lost 1943 Cotton Bowl Classic against Texas, 7-14 5 N/A
1943 SEC 1st 8 3 0 Won 1944 Sugar Bowl against Tulsa, 20–18 13 N/A
1944 SEC 1st 8 3 0 Lost 1945 Orange Bowl against Tulsa, 12–26 13 N/A
1945 Bobby Dodd SEC T-5th 4 6 0 N/A
1946 SEC 4th 9 2 0 Won 1947 Oil Bowl against St. Mary's, 41–19 11 N/A
1947 SEC 2nd 10 1 0 Won 1948 Orange Bowl against Kansas, 20–14 10 N/A
1948 SEC 5th 7 3 0 N/A
1949 SEC 4th 7 3 0 N/A
1950 SEC 5th 5 6 0
1951 SEC 1st 11 0 1 Won 1952 Orange Bowl against Baylor, 17–14 5 5
1952 SEC 1st 12 0 0 Won 1953 Sugar Bowl against Ole Miss, 24–7 2 2
1953 SEC 2nd 9 2 1 Won 1954 Sugar Bowl against West Virginia, 42–19 8 9
1954 SEC 2nd 8 3 0 Won 1955 Cotton Bowl Classic against Arkansas, 14–6 11
1955 SEC 3rd 9 1 1 Won 1956 Sugar Bowl against Pittsburgh, 7–0 7 7
1956 SEC 2nd 10 1 0 Won 1956 Gator Bowl against Pittsburgh, 21–14 4 4
1957 SEC 8th 4 4 2
1958 SEC T-8th 5 4 1
1959 SEC 7th 6 5 0 Lost 1960 Gator Bowl against Arkansas, 7–14
1960 SEC 7th 5 5 0
1961 SEC T-4th 7 4 0 Lost 1961 Gator Bowl against Penn State, 15–30 13 13
1962 SEC 4th 7 3 1 Lost 1962 Bluebonnet Bowl against Missouri, 10–14 11
1963 SEC 6th 7 3 0
1964 Independent 7 3 0
1965 Independent 7 3 1 Won 1965 Gator Bowl against Texas Tech, 31–21
1966 Independent 9 2 0 Lost 1967 Orange Bowl against Florida, 12–27 8 8
1967 Bud Carson Independent 4 6 0
1968 Independent 4 6 0
1969 Independent 4 6 0
1970 Independent 9 3 0 Won 1970 Sun Bowl against Texas Tech, 17–9 13 17
1971 Independent 6 6 0 Lost 1971 Peach Bowl against Ole Miss, 18–41
1972 Bill Fulcher Independent 7 4 1 Won 1972 Liberty Bowl against Iowa State, 31–30 20
1973 Independent 5 6 0
1974 Pepper Rodgers Independent 6 5 0
1975 Independent 7 4 0
1976 Independent 4 6 1
1977 Independent 6 5 0
1978 Independent 7 5 0 Lost 1978 Peach Bowl against Purdue, 21–41
1979 Independent 4 6 1
1980 Bill Curry Independent 1 9 1
1981 Independent 1 10 0
1982 Independent 6 5 0
1983 ACC 4th 3 8 0
1984 ACC 5th 6 4 1
1985 ACC 2nd 9 2 1 Won 1985 Hall of Fame Classic against Michigan State, 17–14 19 18
1986 ACC 4th 5 5 1
1987 Bobby Ross ACC 8th 2 9 0
1988 ACC 8th 3 8 0
1989 ACC T-4th 7 4 0
1990 ACC 1st 11 0 1 Won 1991 Florida Citrus Bowl against Nebraska, 45–21 2 1
1991 ACC T-2nd 8 5 0 Won 1991 Aloha Bowl against Stanford, 18–17
1992 Bill Lewis ACC T-4th 5 6 0
1993 ACC 6th 5 6 0
1994 Bill Lewis/George O'Leary ACC 9th 1 10 0
1995 George O'Leary ACC 4th 6 5 0
1996 ACC 5th 5 6 [A 2]
1997 ACC T-3rd 7 5 Won 1997 Carquest Bowl against West Virginia, 35–30 25
1998 ACC T-1st 10 2 Won 1999 Gator Bowl against Notre Dame, 35–28 9 11
1999 ACC T-2nd 8 4 Lost 2000 Gator Bowl against Miami, 13–28 20 21
2000 ACC T-2nd 9 3 Lost 2000 Peach Bowl against LSU, 14–28 17 19
2001 George O'Leary/Mac McWorter ACC T-4th 8 5 Won 2001 Seattle Bowl against Stanford, 24–14 24
2002 Chan Gailey ACC 5th 7 6 Lost 2002 Silicon Valley Classic against Fresno State, 21–30
2003 ACC 6th 7 6 Won 2004 Humanitarian Bowl against Tulsa, 52–10
2004 ACC 6th 7 5 Won 20004 Champs Sports Bowl against Syracuse, 51–14
2005 ACC Coastal 3rd 7 5 Lost 2005 Emerald Bowl against Utah, 10–38
2006 ACC Coastal 1st 9 5 Lost 2006 ACC Championship Game against Wake Forest, 6–9
Lost 2007 Gator Bowl against West Virginia, 35–38
2007 Chan Gailey/Jon Tenuta ACC Coastal 3rd 7 6 Lost 2007 Humanitarian Bowl against Fresno State, 28–40
2008 Paul Johnson ACC Coastal 2nd 9 4 Lost 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl against LSU, 3–38 22 22
2009 ACC Coastal 1st 11 3 Won 2009 ACC Championship Game against Clemson, 39–34
Lost 2010 Orange Bowl against Iowa, 14–24
13 13
2010 ACC Coastal 3rd 6 7 Lost Independence Bowl against Air Force, 7–14
2011 ACC Coastal 3rd 8 5 Lost 2011 Sun Bowl against Utah, 27–30 (OT)
2012 ACC Coastal 1st 7 7 Lost 2012 ACC Championship Game against Florida State, 15–21
Won 2012 Sun Bowl against USC, 21–7
2013 ACC Coastal 4th 7 6 Lost 2013 Music City Bowl against Ole Miss, 17–25
2014 ACC Coastal 1st 11 3 Lost 2014 ACC Championship Game against Florida State, 35–37
Won 2014 Orange Bowl against Mississippi State, 49–34
8 7
2015 ACC Coastal 7th 3 9
2016 ACC Coastal 5th 9 4 Won 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl against Kentucky, 33-18
2017 ACC Coastal 3rd 5 6
2018 ACC Coastal 2nd 7 6 Lost 2018 Quick LaneBowl against Minnesota, 10-34
Total 730 496 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 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. https://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/2006-08-24-overtime_x.htm. Retrieved 2008-09-29.

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