Clemson will play host to the first meeting on Sept. 15, 2029, and the Tigers will make a return trip to face the Bulldogs in Athens, Ga., on Aug. 31, 2030. Georgia football hasn't shied away from scheduling Power-5 competition in recent years. [3], Georgia was a founding member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, one of the first collegiate athletic conferences formed in the United States. North Carolina A&T has a big payday coming as it books a game with SEC power UGA. The Bulldogs will travel take on Florida State in 2027 and 2028, Texas in 2028 and 2029, and Clemson in 2029 and 2030 as well as 2032 and 2033. Their 35 wins rank the Dawgs second all-time in bowl wins. Since the Georgia "G" was similar to the Green Bay Packers' "G" used since 1961, Coach Dooley cleared its use with the Packers organization. Georgia earned a 20-16 victory against Clemson and a national title in 1980, followed by Clemsons win over Georgia, 13-3, en route to a national title in 1981. In 1932, the Georgia Bulldogs left the Southern Conference to form and join the SEC, where Georgia has won the second-most SEC football championships, with 13, behind Alabama (27) and tied with Tennessee. It is set to take on nearby Wake Forest of the ACC in 2024. The jerseys remained similar to the pre-1964 design, however, with a red jersey and white numbers. Head coaches of the Bulldogs dating from 1892. The team is known for its storied history, unique traditions, and rabid fan base, known as the "Bulldog Nation". Even so, Georgia finished the season ranked No. The Bulldogs have won 15 conference championships, including 13 SEC championships, tied for second-most in conference history, and have appeared in 59 bowl games, second-most all-time. [47], Georgia plays Auburn as a permanent non-division opponent annually and rotates around the West division among the other six schools.[when? (). And you think, 'well, that's four years out.' The series record is disputed, with Georgia claiming a lead of 54442 through the 2021 season. Matte gray pants have also been used at times instead of "true" silver since 2004, mainly because the matte gray pants are of a lighter material. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. [49], List of Georgia Bulldogs football seasons, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, List of Georgia Bulldogs head football coaches, "Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium - University of Georgia Athletics", "College Football Data Warehouse - Division I-A ALL-TIME WINS rankings", "Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference Champions", http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2020/FBS.pdf, "Yearly National Championship Selections", "Who Has the Most SEC Football Championships? That meeting was the 2014 Belk Bowl, which the Bulldogs won 37-14. 1 going into its final game against rival Georgia Tech, where they were upset 120 in the rain. : The Georgia fans had a badge saying "Eat `em Georgia" and a picture of a bulldog tearing a piece of cloth; however, it was not until 1920 that the nickname "Bulldog" was used to describe the athletic teams at the University of Georgia. "Here's the problem, if you don't do that, you won't have one of those games," Smart said of scheduling so far in advance. : Georgia leads the series 43184 through the 2021 season. With Georgia Tech on the schedule annually, Georgia is now set to play three non-conference Power 5 teams for six straight seasons between 2026 and 2031. [34], The series with Clemson dates to 1897. (); : 1920 First-year head Herman Stegeman led the program to its second undefeated season, outscored opponents 25017. Reed, Thomas Walter (1949). The programs met 24 times in a span of 26 years from 1962-87, as they played one another every year with exception of the 1966 and 1972 seasons. November 7, 2020, Hide/Show Additional Information For ); : Tennessee - If you don't get your games further out, you won't have games.". About Saturday Down South | Ethics and Editorial Standards | Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Georgia's standard home uniform has not significantly changed since 1980, and consists of a red helmet with the trademarked oval G, red jerseys, and famous silver britches. The Bulldogs and Cardinals will play in Week 3 of each season (Sept. 19, 2026 and Sept. 18, 2027. [37], The series with South Carolina dates to 1894. The Bulldogs have played in 59 bowl games, second all-time. ); The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. 1 in two minor polls. Clemson announced today that it has formally added a home-and-home series against Georgia to its schedules for the 2029 and 2030 football seasons. Don't. The name has been used ever since. The Bulldogs have three main football rivals: Auburn, Florida, and Georgia Tech. Trial only available to users who have never subscribed or participated in a previous trial. [33], The series with Auburn dates to 1892. Silver helmets with a large red stripe and traditional oval "G" logo, Black facemasks with a large red stripe in the middle, mirroring the red stripe on the helmet, Two-tone red jerseys with black sleeves, trim, and numbers, The word "Georgia" on the back of the jerseys instead of players' names, Neutral-site matchups with Oregon (2022) and Clemson (2024) will be held in. 2024 game against Winston-Salem State University. 1927 Georgia's famous Dream and Wonder team led by George Woodruff went 91. The Bulldogs compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). [6][bettersourceneeded]. October 10, 2020, Hide/Show Additional Information For There have been occasions, however, when alternate uniforms have been worn. The first mention of "Bulldogs" in association with Georgia athletics occurred on November 28, 1901, at the Georgia-Auburn football game played in Atlanta. October 17, 2020, Hide/Show Additional Information For The Bulldogs will play the host UCLA in 2026 on the back end of a home-and-home series and it will travel to Florida State for the front end of a home-and-home series in 2027. There's a reason those games are schedule so far in advance. Fresh cotton and other wares at Eleven Warriors Dry Goods. Prior to the 1980 season, the "silver britches" were re-added to Georgia's uniform with a red-white-black stripe down the side. December 12, 2020, Hide/Show Additional Information For They play their home games at historic Sanford Stadium on the university's Athens, Georgia, campus. In 2016 it beat Kent State in a thriller. The sleeve stripes, trim colors, and font on Georgia's home and away jerseys have varied many times, but the home jerseys have remained generally red with white numbers, and away jerseys have remained generally white with black numbers. (); : A former newspaper veteran, Keith Farner is a news manager for Saturday Down South. All rights reserved. [14] They have played in a record 18 different bowls including appearances in five of the New Year's Six Bowl Games (2 Rose, 4 Orange, 3 Cotton, 6 Peach, and 11 Sugar Bowls) and appearances in the 2018 and 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship. 1 in the majority of the polls, but the Williamson poll recognized Georgia as No. Georgia was ranked No. UGA will visit Louisville on September 19, 2026 and it will host the Cardinals on September 18, 2027. Consensus All-American that was selected by a unanimous vote, Five former Georgia players have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "It helps with the national stage," Smart said in July of 2019. One of the things that make Georgia's uniform unique is its relative longevity, and the fact that it has very rarely changed over the years. The shirts were usually red, sometimes with various striping patterns. September 26, 2020, Hide/Show Additional Information For A home-and-home matchup with UCLA has also been scheduled for 2025 and 2026. [22], Wally Butts first introduced the "silver britches", as they are colloquially known, in 1939. Georgia has won eleven SEC Eastern Division championships, and has made nine appearances in the SEC Championship Game, most recently in 2021. UGA to bring big payday for North Carolina A&T, That includes a 10-year deal with rival North Carolina Central, a multi-year series with former MEAC foe Norfolk State. Photographic evidence suggests that black shirts, vests, and stripes of various patterns were worn at times over the years. [7] Georgia claims three national championships (1942, 1980, 2021). North Carolina A&T has taken to scheduling games several years out recently. The two teams last played in 2013 in Clemson and 2014 in Athens with each team winning the home game. ][48], Announced schedules as of April 26, 2020. 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Georgia announced Wednesday that it will have a home-and-home series with Louisville scheduled for 2026 and 2027. ); The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. During its tenure in the SIAA, Georgia was conference co-champion in two years, 1896 and 1920. While several players were selected in more than one year, only Frank Sinkwich, Herschel Walker, David Pollack, and Jarvis Jones were selected as consensus All-Americans more than once. The Georgia Bulldogs football program represents the University of Georgia in the sport of American football. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. October 3, 2020, Hide/Show Additional Information For In addition to adding to the program's strength of schedule, he also believes it helps to play under the brightest of lights, especially in recruiting. 1968 The 1968 Bulldogs won Vince Dooley's second SEC Championship as head coach, and finished the season undefeated. Georgia has been selected seven times (1920, 1927, 1942, 1946, 1968, 1980, 2021) as national champions from NCAA-designated major selectors. 2021: Clemson (Charlotte); at Georgia Tech, 2027: At Florida State; Louisville; at Georgia Tech, 2028: Florida State; at Texas; Georgia Tech, 2031: Oklahoma; at Ohio State; at Georgia Tech. Georgia football will play Louisville during the 2026 and 2027 seasons. In back-to-back years in 1980-81, the winner of the Clemson-Georgia contest went on to win the national championship. About three months after Clemson and Georgia announced the two programs would meet in the 2024 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta, details were released about the home-and-home series. Since the 1980 season, Georgia has utilized the same basic uniform concept. [42]:182187[obsoletesource] Through the 2021 season, there have been 37 consensus selections of which 13 were unanimous. Georgia's earliest helmet was grey leather, to which a red block "G" logo was added in 1961. We do not target any individuals under the age of 21. If supporting an indie site is your thing, please considerbecoming a 12th Warrior,buying our merch, or contributing in other ways. Dawg Post is an independent site and is not affiliated with University of Georgia. [15][16][bettersourceneeded]. Auburn - [36], The series with Georgia Tech dates to 1893. We support responsible gambling. Kentucky - Georgia and Clemson first played in 1897 and have played 64 times since with the Bulldogs holding a 42-18-4 advantage. However the 8-0-2 Bulldogs tied twice, and then lost to Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl. The Bulldogs will play at Clemson on September 15, 2029, and the Tigers will come to Athens on Aug. 31, 2030. Also, be sure to like us on Facebook @BulldogMaven & follow us on Twitter at @BulldogsSI. This season it is scheduled to return to Duke, which it took a loss to in 2019.A&T will have at least a few other FBS games between now and then. Georgia does not include two games from 1943 and 1944 against Georgia Tech (both UGA losses) in its reckoning of the series record, because Georgia's players were in World War II and Georgia Tech's players were not. Missouri - This uniform included black helmets with red facemasks, a white stripe, and the traditional oval "G" logo; white jerseys with black numbers; and black pants. The teams most recently split a home-and-home series in 2013-14, with each school defending its home turf in a pair of top 20 matchups. Learn how your comment data is processed. In 2021 they won the College Football Playoff, defeating Alabama in the CFP National Championship Game. Georgia and Texas first played in the 1949 Orange Bowl with the Longhorns winning 41-28 but have only played three times since: 1957 in Atlanta (Texas 26-7), 1958 in Austin (Texas 13-8), and the 1984 Cotton Bowl which ended in a 10-9 Bulldog victory. The most recent trim redesign occurred in 2005, when sleeve stripe patterns were dropped in favor of solid black jersey cuffs on the home jersey and solid red cuffs on the away jersey. Never miss the latest news from Dawg Post! [35], The series with Florida dates to 1915. 1946 Fueled by the return of Charley Trippi, the 1946 SEC Champion Bulldogs went 100, including a 2010 win over North Carolina in the Sugar Bowl. Black facemasks and a white-black-white helmet stripe were worn during the 1991, Black pants were used instead of silver as part of Georgia's away uniform (Georgia chose to wear white as the designated home team) during the 1998. You can follow us for future coverage by clicking "Follow" on the top right-hand corner of the page. Those two meetings already have dates. The Dawgs are 36 in those games. TicketSmarter - Official Secondary Ticketing Partner. You see Alabama is doing the same thing. There has only been one matchup between the two programs. Georgia leads the series 26232 through the 2021 season. Cincinnati - The Aggies will kick off the 2014 season at Furman. As an independent site, we're committed to delivering Buckeye fans the news and analysis they deserve, all while remaining free. The Bulldogs will travel to Oklahoma in 2023 and the Sooners will return in 2031. In 2026 it will travel to face Georgia State. Georgia participated in the SIAA from its establishment in 1895 until 1921. A home-and-home series has also been scheduled with Oklahoma. Red pants were used instead of silver as part of Georgia's away uniform at various times during the 1980s and were worn as a "throwback" alternate uniform in 2020. When Vince Dooley became Georgia's head coach, he changed the team's home uniform to include white pants. The Bulldogs have games against Clemson, UCLA, Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio State and Florida State scheduled during the next 12 seasons. [22][45][46] In addition, one former player, Pat Dye, has been inducted into the Hall as a coach for Auburn. Georgia's inaugural season was in 1892. Georgia leads the series 59202 through the 2021 season. The helmet change was part of a drastic uniform redesign by Dooley, who also replaced the traditional silver pants with white pants that included a black-red-black stripe. That includes a 10-year deal with rival North Carolina Central, a multi-year series with former MEAC foe Norfolk State and a 2024 game against Winston-Salem State University. [4] In 1921, the Bulldogs, along with 12 other teams, left the SIAA and formed the Southern Conference. Georgia has long-standing football rivalries with other universities as well, with over 50 games against five additional teams. North Carolina A&T fans will get a chance to see their team go up against SEC powe UGA theyll just have to wait for a while. Consensus All-American Hide/Show Additional Information For [39], The series with Vanderbilt dates to 1893. Nick Chubb, in the final game of his freshman season, racked up 266 yards and two touchdowns on 33 carries. Vince Dooley was the first to incorporate a red helmet into the uniform in 1964, adopting the oval "G", a white stripe, and white facemasks. Black jerseys were worn instead of red as part of Georgia's home uniform in games against Auburn and Hawaii during the 2007 season, in 2008 against Alabama, 2016 against Louisiana-Lafayette and 2020 vs. Mississippi State. That's like right now because the scheduling is all done. (); : A unique away uniform was worn against Florida in 2009. November 28, 2020, Hide/Show Additional Information For The program has also produced two Heisman Trophy winners, four number-one National Football League (NFL) draft picks, and many winners of other national awards. Kirby Smart has, more than once, explained his reasoning for such aggressive non-conference scheduling. The school's 13 Southeastern Conference Championships rank it second all time in SEC history, tied with Tennessee behind only Alabama.[13].