|Georgia Bulldogs football|
|Athletic director||Josh Brooks|
|Head coach||Kirby Smart |
8th season, 93–16 (.853)
|NCAA division||Division I FBS|
|Past conferences||SIAA (1895–1921)|
|All-time record||880–429–54 (.665)|
|Bowl record||37–21–3 (.631)|
|Playoff appearances||3 (2017, 2021, 2022)|
|Claimed national titles||4 (1942, 1980, 2021, 2022)|
|Unclaimed national titles||4 (1920, 1927, 1946, 1968)|
|National finalist||3 (2017, 2021, 2022)|
|Conference titles||16 (SIAA: 1896, 1920) SEC: 1942, 1946, 1948, 1959, 1966, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 2002, 2005, 2017, 2022 )|
|Division titles||13 (1992, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023)|
Georgia Tech (rivalry)
South Carolina (rivalry)
|Heisman winners||Frank Sinkwich – 1942|
Herschel Walker – 1982
|Colors||Red and black|
|Fight song||Hail to Georgia|
|Marching band||Georgia Redcoat Marching Band|
The Georgia Bulldogs football program represents the University of Georgia in the sport of American football. 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). They play their home games at historic Sanford Stadium on the university's Athens, Georgia, campus. Georgia claims four consensus national championships (1942, 1980, 2021, and 2022); while the AP and Coaches Polls have each voted the Bulldogs the national champion three times (1980, 2021, and 2022). Georgia has also been named the National Champion by at least one polling authority in four other seasons (1920, 1927, 1946 and 1968).
The Bulldogs' other accomplishments include 16 conference championships, of which 14 are SEC championships, second-most in conference history, and appearances in 61 bowl games, second-most all-time. The program has also produced two Heisman Trophy winners, five number-one National Football League (NFL) draft picks, and many winners of other national awards. In addition to its storied history, the team is known for its unique traditions and rabid fan base, known as the "Bulldog Nation." Georgia has won over 860 games in its history, placing them 9th all-time in wins and has finished in the Top 10 of the AP Poll 27 times, 14 of which were Top 5 finishes.
Georgia was a founding member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, one of the first collegiate athletic conferences formed in the United States. Georgia participated in the SIAA from its establishment in 1895 until 1921. During its tenure in the SIAA, Georgia was conference co-champion in two years, 1896 and 1920. In 1921, the Bulldogs, along with 12 other teams, left the SIAA and formed the Southern Conference. During its time in the Southern Conference, the team never won a conference championship. 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 14, behind Alabama (27).[better source needed]
- Independent (1891–1895)
- Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1896–1920)
- Southern Conference (1921–1932)
- Southeastern Conference (1933–present)
Georgia has been selected eight times (1920, 1927, 1942, 1946, 1968, 1980, 2021, 2022) as national champions from NCAA-designated major selectors. Georgia claims four national championships (1942, 1980, 2021, and 2022). In 1980 they finished as the only undefeated team after a victory in the 1981 Sugar Bowl, and were named the national champions by all four major consensus selectors (AP, Coaches, FWAA, and NFF). In 2021 they won the College Football Playoff, defeating Alabama in the CFP National Championship Game, ending a 41-year title drought. In 2022 they won the 2023 CFP National Championship Game after going 15-0 as the only undefeated team.
Claimed national championships
|Year||Coach||Selector||Record||Bowl||Final AP||Final Coaches|
|1942||Wally Butts||Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, Houlgate, Litkenhous, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Williamson||11–1||Won Rose||No. 2||–|
|1980||Vince Dooley||AP, Coaches, FWAA, NFF†||12–0||Won Sugar||No. 1||No. 1|
|2021||Kirby Smart||College Football Playoff††||14–1||Won Orange (CFP Semifinal)
Won CFP National Championship Game
|No. 1||No. 1|
|2022||Kirby Smart||College Football Playoff||15-0||Won Peach (CFP Semifinal)||No.1||No.1|
† Other consensus selectors for 1980 included Berryman, Billingsley, Rothman, Football News, Helms, NCF, Poling, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News
†† Other consensus selectors for 2021 include AP, FWAA/NFF, USAT/AMWAY (Coaches)
Unclaimed national championships
|Year||Coach||Selector||Record||Bowl||Opponent||Result||Final AP||Final Coaches|
|1927||George Cecil Woodruff||Berryman, Boand, Poling||9–1||None||–||–|
|1946||Wally Butts||Williamson||11–0||Sugar||North Carolina||W 20–0||No. 3||–|
|1968||Vince Dooley||Litkenhous||8–1–2||Sugar||Arkansas||L 2–16||No. 8||No. 4|
Claimed national championship
- 1920 – First-year head Herman Stegeman led the program to its second undefeated season, outscored opponents 250–17.
- 1927 – Georgia's famous Dream and Wonder team led by George Woodruff went 9–1. This team was noted for having a win over 1920s power, Yale, in Connecticut. Georgia was ranked No. 1 going into its final game against rival Georgia Tech, where they were upset 12–0 in the rain. Even so, Georgia finished the season ranked No. 1 in two minor polls.
- 1942 – Georgia was chosen as champion by at least half of the recognized polls. Georgia was led by All-Americans Frank Sinkwich and end George Poschner, along with a young back named Charley Trippi. The Bulldogs knocked off 9 consecutive opponents and ranked No. 1 in the nation. Georgia earned a Rose Bowl bid after it blanked Georgia Tech 34–0 in Athens to end the regular season. Georgia then edged UCLA 9–0 in the Rose Bowl.
- 1946 – Fueled by the return of Charley Trippi, the 1946 SEC Champion Bulldogs went 10–0, including a 20–10 win over North Carolina in the Sugar Bowl. Notre Dame finished the season ranked No. 1 in the majority of the polls, but the Williamson poll recognized Georgia as No. 1.
- 1968 – The 1968 Bulldogs won Vince Dooley's second SEC Championship as head coach, and finished the season undefeated. However the 8–0–2 Bulldogs tied twice, and then lost to Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl. The Litkenhous poll recognized them as National Champions.
- 1980 – The Bulldogs beat Notre Dame 17–10 in the Sugar Bowl to finish 12–0 and claim the National Championship. Notable contributors during the season included Herschel Walker, Buck Belue, and Lindsay Scott (Georgia was listed first by AP, Berryman, FACT, FB News, FW, Helms, National Championship Foundation, NFF, Poling, Sporting News, and UPI).
- 2021 – The Bulldogs beat Alabama 33–18 in the National Championship Game to finish at 14–1 and claim the National Championship.
- 2022 – The Bulldogs beat TCU 65–7 in the National Championship Game to finish 15-0 for the first time in school history and claim the National Championship.
Georgia has won a total of 16 conference championships, eleven outright and five shared. The school's 14 Southeastern Conference Championships rank it second all time in SEC history, behind only Alabama.
|Year||Conference||Coach||Overall record||Conference record|
|1896†||SIAA||Glenn "Pop" Warner||4–0||3–0|
Georgia has won 13 SEC Eastern Division championships, and has made 11 appearances in the SEC Championship Game, most recently in 2023. The Dawgs are 4–7 in those games. Twice, in 1992 and 2007, Georgia was the Eastern Division co-champion, but lost a tiebreaker for the right to appear in the championship game.
|Year||Division||SEC CG Opponent||Result|
|1992†||SEC East||N/A lost tiebreaker to Florida|
|2007†||N/A lost tiebreaker to Tennessee|
The Bulldogs have played in 61 bowl games, second all-time. UGA has a bowl record of 37–21–3. Their 37 wins rank the Dawgs second all-time in bowl wins. 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, 7 Peach, and 11 Sugar Bowls) and appearances in the 2018, 2022, and 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship.
† New Year's Six bowl game
|Bowl||Record||Appearances||Last appearance||Winning %|
|Duke's Mayo Bowl
(played game under Belk Bowl title)
|Bluebonnet Bowl (defunct)||0–1||1||1978 season||.000|
(played game under Tangerine Bowl, Citrus Bowl, and Capital One Bowl titles)
|Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl||5–2||7||2022 season||.714|
|Cotton Bowl Classic||2–1||3||1983 season||.667|
|Independence Bowl||2–0||2||2009 season||1.000|
|Liberty Bowl||2–2||4||2016 season||.500|
|Music City Bowl||0–1||1||2001 season||.000|
|Oahu Bowl (defunct)||1–0||1||2000 season||1.000|
|Oil Bowl (defunct)||1–0||1||1945 season||1.000|
(played games under Hall of Fame Bowl and Outback Bowl titles)
|Orange Bowl||3–1||4||2021 season||.750|
|Presidential Cup Bowl (defunct)||0–1||1||1950 season||.000|
|Rose Bowl||2–0||2||2017 season||1.000|
|Sugar Bowl||5–6||11||2019 season||.455|
|Sun Bowl||1–1–1||3||1985 season||.400|
(played games under Gator Bowl and Taxslayer Bowl titles)
|4||Glenn "Pop" Warner||1895–1896||7–4||.636|
|7||E. E. Jones||1900||2–4||.333|
|9, 11||Marvin D. Dickinson||1903, 1905||4–9||.308|
|10||Charles A. Barnard||1904||1–5||.167|
|12||George S. Whitney||1906–1907||6–7–2||.467|
|14 & 15||James Coulter & Frank Dobson||1909||1–4–2||.286|
|16||W. A. Cunningham||1910–1919||43–18–9||.656|
|18||George "Kid" Woodruff||1923–1927||30–16–1||.649|
- Vince Dooley – 2001
- Vince Dooley – 1980
- Brian VanGorder – 2003
- College Football Hall of Fame
- Glenn "Pop" Warner, inducted in 1951
- Joel Hunt, inducted in 1967
- Wally Butts, inducted in 1997
- Vince Dooley, inducted in 1995
|Name||Position||Consecutive season at Georgia in current position||Previous position|
|Todd Monken||Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks||3rd||Cleveland Browns – Offensive coordinator (2019)|
|Glenn Schumann||Co-defensive coordinator / inside linebackers||4th||Georgia – Inside linebackers (2016–2018)|
|Will Muschamp||Co–defensive coordinator / safeties||1st||Georgia – Defensive analyst / special teams coordinator (2021)|
|Scott Cochran||Special teams coordinator||3rd||Alabama – Head strength & conditioning (2007–2019)|
|Todd Hartley||Tight ends||4th||Miami – Tight ends / special teams coordinator (2016–2018)|
|Dell McGee||Run game coordinator / running backs||3rd||Georgia – Assistant head coach / running backs (2016–2018)|
|Tray Scott||Defensive line||6th||North Carolina – Defensive line (2015–2016)|
|Bryan McClendon||Pass game coordinator / wide receivers||1st||Oregon – Interim head coach / pass game coordinator / wide receivers (2021)|
|Chidera Uzo–Diribe||Outside linebackers||1st||SMU – Defensive line (2021)|
|Fran Brown||Defensive backs||1st||Rutgers – Defensive backs (2020–2021)|
|Stacy Searels||Offensive line||1st||North Carolina – Offensive line (2019–2021)|
|Scott Sinclair||Director of strength & conditioning||7th||Marshall – Director of strength & conditioning (2013–2015)|
The first mention of "Bulldogs" in association with Georgia athletics occurred on November 28, 1901, at the Georgia-Auburn football game played in Atlanta. 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. Traditionally, the choice of a Bulldog as the UGA mascot was attributed to the alma mater of its founder and first president, Abraham Baldwin, who graduated from Yale University. Prior to that time, Georgia teams were usually known as the "Red and Black." On November 3, 1920, Morgan Blake of the Atlanta Journal wrote a story about school nicknames and proposed:
The Georgia Bulldogs would sound good because there is a certain dignity about a bulldog, as well as ferocity.
After a 0–0 tie with Virginia in Charlottesville on Nov. 6, 1920, Atlanta Constitution writer Cliff Wheatley used the name "Bulldogs" in his story five times. The name has been used ever since.
- "Between the Hedges" Legendary sports writer Grantland Rice coined the term that famously describes the home of the Bulldogs in the 1930s in reference to the famous English privet hedges that have surrounded the Sanford Stadium turf since its inaugural game against Yale in 1929. The original hedges were removed in 1996 in preparation for the women's soccer matches hosted at Sanford Stadium for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Offshoots of the original hedges were planted shortly after the games. The Hedges also serve as a crowd control measure, as they contain a fence inside of them. In fact, only once have Georgia fans been able to rush the field, that following a victory over Tennessee in 2000.
- Uga (pronounced UH-guh) is the name of a lineage of white Bulldogs which have served as the mascot of the University of Georgia since 1956. The current mascot, "Boom", officially took the role of Uga XI in April 2023, replacing Uga X. Deceased Ugas are interred in a mausoleum near the main entrance to Sanford Stadium. Georgia is the only school to bury its past mascots inside the football stadium.
- Glory, Glory is the rally song for the Georgia Bulldogs and was sung at football games as early as the 1890s. The rally song was arranged in its current form by Georgia professor Hugh Hodgson in 1915. While "Glory, Glory" is the most commonly played Georgia song, the school's official fight song is "Hail To Georgia" which is played after field goals.
- The ringing of the Chapel Bell after a Georgia victory started in the 1890s when the playing field was located near the chapel and freshmen were compelled to ring the chapel's bell until midnight to celebrate the victory. Today, freshmen are no longer required to do the chore, with students, alumni, and fans taking their place.
- "The Battle Hymn of the Bulldog Nation" is a slowed down version of The Battle Hymn of the Republic arranged in 1987 and is a hallowed song played pregame and postgame by the Redcoat Band. A lone trumpeter in the southwest corner of Sanford Stadium plays the first few notes, after which the entire band joins in and a video montage, narrated by longtime Georgia radio broadcaster Larry Munson, is played that highlights the many great moments of Georgia football history. It is custom for fans to stand, remove their hats, and point towards the lone trumpeter as he plays the initial notes. This tradition is considered the climax of the Redcoat Band pregame show and was introduced before the 2000 season.
- "How 'bout them Dawgs" is a slogan of recent vintage that first surfaced in the late 1970s and has become a battle cry of Bulldog fans. The slogan received national attention and exposure when Georgia won the national championship in 1980 and wire services proclaimed "how 'bout them dogs".
- "Go Dawgs (Sic 'em Woof Woof Woof)" is a slogan of recent slogan that fans have taken to and was made famous by Dodd Ferrelle & S.N.I.P.A.
- Silver britches – When Wally Butts was named head coach in 1939, he changed the uniform by adding silver-colored pants to the bright-red jersey already in use. The "silver britches" became very popular, and were a source of multiple fan chants and sign references over the years, the most well-known being "Go You Silver Britches". When he was hired in 1964, Vince Dooley changed Georgia's uniform to use white pants, but reinstated the silver pants prior to Georgia's 1980 national championship season. Georgia's use of the "silver britches" continues to the present day.
- The "Dawg Walk" is a tradition that features the football players walking through a gathering of fans and the Redcoat Band near the Tate Student Center as they enter Sanford Stadium. Vince Dooley began the tradition, originally leading the team into the stadium from the East Campus Road side. Ray Goff changed the Dawg Walk to its current location in the 1990s, but eventually discontinued the practice altogether. Mark Richt revived it starting with the 2001 season, and it continues to the present day.
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.
Wally Butts first introduced the "silver britches", as they are colloquially known, in 1939. When Vince Dooley became Georgia's head coach, he changed the team's home uniform to include white pants. The uniform was changed back to silver pants prior to the 1980 season, and has remained silver ever since.
Georgia's earliest helmet was grey leather, to which a red block "G" logo was added in 1961. The shirts were usually red, sometimes with various striping patterns. Their uniforms in the pre-World War II era varied at times, sometimes significantly. Photographic evidence suggests that black shirts, vests, and stripes of various patterns were worn at times over the years.
Vince Dooley was the first to incorporate the oval "G" onto the helmet in 1964, as part of uniform changes that included adoption of a red helmet and white pants. Anne Donaldson, who graduated from Georgia with a BFA in commercial art and was married to Georgia assistant coach John Donaldson, was asked by Dooley to come up with a new helmet design to replace the previous silver helmet. Dooley liked the forward oriented stylized "G" Donaldson produced, and it was adopted by him. Since the Georgia "G" was similar to the Green Bay Packers' "G" already in use since 1961, Dooley cleared its use with the Packers organization. The Packers hold the trademark on the "G" logo, and have granted limited permission to Georgia and Grambling State University to utilize a similar logo.
Prior to the 1980 season, the "silver britches" were re-added to Georgia's uniform with a red-white-black stripe down the side. Since the 1980 season, Georgia has utilized the same basic uniform concept. 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.
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. 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.
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. There have been occasions, however, when alternate uniforms have been worn.
- 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.
- Black facemasks and a white-black-white helmet stripe were worn during the 1991 Independence Bowl.
- 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 Outback Bowl and home uniform during the 1998 Florida game.
- 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. Georgia also wore black jerseys as the visiting team in the 2021 Peach Bowl vs. Cincinnati, which wore red jerseys.
- A unique away uniform was worn against Florida in 2009. 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.
- For the 2011 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against Boise State in the Georgia Dome, Georgia wore a Nike Pro Combat uniform that was significantly different from the traditional home uniforms. The Nike Pro Combat uniforms used a non-traditional matte-finish red color, and included the following:
- 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
- Red pants
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The Bulldogs have three main football rivals: Auburn, Florida, and Georgia Tech. All three rivalries were first contested over 100 years ago, though the series records are disputed in two cases. 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. Georgia also includes a game against one of the four predecessor institutions of the modern University of Florida in 1904 (a Georgia win) that national sportswriters and Florida's athletic association do not include.
Georgia has long-standing football rivalries with other universities as well, with over 50 games against five additional teams. Since the formation of the SEC Eastern Division in 1992, Georgia has had emerging rivalries with the Tennessee Volunteers and South Carolina Gamecocks. From 1944 to 1965, the Bulldogs played each season against the Alabama Crimson Tide. While the two bordering schools no longer play annually, they have faced off against each other in three SEC Championship Games and two College Football Playoff National Championships since 2010, bringing the once dormant rivalry back to prominence.
Georgia's oldest and longest-running rivalry is the series with Auburn, which dates to 1892. As it is the oldest rivalry still contested between teams in the South, the series is referred to by both schools as the "Deep South's Oldest Rivalry". Although historically close (the series was tied as recently as the 2014 matchup), Georgia has won 16 out of the last 19 matchups, including the last seven, and leads the series 64–56–8 through the 2023 season.
Although no longer contested annually, the series with Clemson dates to 1897. The two schools are separated by a mere 70 miles and played annually from 1962 to 1987. The rivalry took on national importance in the early 1980s, when both Georgia and Clemson won national titles and were consistently highly ranked. The rivalry is renewed on an intermittent basis, with the next matchup scheduled in 2024. Georgia leads the series 43–18–4 through the 2021 season.
Played annually (except for two occasions) at the neutral-site of Jacksonville, Florida since 1933, the Georgia-Florida rivalry is known nationwide for its associated tailgating and pageantry, being referred to as "The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party", although that name is no longer used officially. The Georgia-Florida rivalry annually carries importance in the SEC race as the two schools have combined for 23 appearances in the SEC Championship game. The series record is disputed, with Georgia claiming a lead of 56–44–2 through the 2023 season.
Dating to 1893, the series with the in-state Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets has traditionally been played as the final regular season game of the season and was historically Georgia's most important and fierce rivalry. Since 2000 Georgia has dominated the series, winning 18 out of 21 matchups, lessening the importance of the once-close series. Georgia leads the series 71–41–5 through the 2023 season.
The series with South Carolina dates to 1894. The border-rivalry gained importance when South Carolina joined the SEC in 1992, and gained intensity when former Florida coach, Steve Spurrier, coached the Gamecocks from 2006 to 2015. Georgia leads the series 55–19–2 through the 2023 season.
The series with Tennessee dates to 1899. The annual rivalry began in 1992 upon the creation of the SEC Eastern Division and annually plays an important role in deciding the division champion. Georgia and Tennessee are the third and second most winningest SEC programs behind only Alabama. Georgia leads the series 28–23–2 through the 2023 season.
National award winners
The Bulldogs have had 84 players selected to the All-America team through the 2019 season.: 182–187 [obsolete source] Through the 2021 season, there have been 39 consensus selections of which 15 were unanimous.[obsolete source]
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.
- Bob McWhorter, HB 1913
- David Paddock, QB 1914
- Joe Bennett, T 1922, 1923
- Chick Shiver, E 1927
- Tom Nash, E 1927†
- Herb Maffett, E 1930
- Red Maddox, G 1930
- Vernon Smith, E 1931†
- John Bond, HB 1935
- Bill Hartman, FB 1937
- Frank Sinkwich, HB 1941†, 1942‡
- George Poschner, E 1942
- Mike Castronis, T 1945
- Charley Trippi, TB 1946‡
- Herb St. John, G 1946
- Dan Edwards, E 1947
- John Rauch, QB 1948
- Harry Babcock, E 1952
- Zeke Bratkowski, QB 1952, 1953
- Johnny Carson, E 1953
- Pat Dye, G 1959, 1960
- Fran Tarkenton, QB 1960
- Jim Wilson, T 1964
- Ray Rissmiller, T 1964
- George Patton, DT 1965
- Edgar Chandler, OG 1966, 1967†
- Lynn Hughes, S 1966
- Jake Scott, S 1968†
- Bill Stanfill, DT 1968†
- Steve Greer, DG 1969
- Tom Lyons, C 1969, 1970
- Royce Smith, OG 1971‡
- Craig Hertwig, OT 1974
- Randy Johnson, OG 1975†
- Mike "Moonpie" Wilson, OT 1976
- Joel Parrish, OG 1976†
- Ben Zambiasi, LB 1976
- Allan Leavitt, K 1976
- George Collins, OG 1977
- Bill Krug, ROV 1977
- Rex Robinson, K 1979, 1980
- Scott Woerner, CB 1980
- Herschel Walker, TB 1980‡, 1981‡, 1982‡
- Terry Hoage, ROV 1982†, 1983†
- Jimmy Payne, DT 1982
- Freddie Gilbert, DE 1983
- Kevin Butler, PK 1983, 1984†
- Jeff Sanchez, S 1984†
- Peter Anderson, C 1985†
- John Little, S 1986
- Wilbur Strozier, OT 1986
- Tim Worley, TB 1988†
- Troy Sadowski, TE 1988
- Garrison Hearst, TB 1992‡
- Bernard Williams OT 1993
- Eric Zeier, QB 1994
- Matt Stinchcomb, OT 1997, 1998†
- Champ Bailey, CB 1998†
- Richard Seymour, DT 2000
- Boss Bailey, LB 2002
- David Pollack, DE 2002†, 2003, 2004†
- Jon Stinchcomb, OT 2002
- Sean Jones, ROV 2003
- Thomas Davis, FS 2004†
- Greg Blue, FS 2005†
- Max Jean-Gilles, OG 2005†
- Knowshon Moreno, TB 2008
- Drew Butler, P 2009‡
- Justin Houston, LB 2010
- Bacarri Rambo, FS 2011
- Orson Charles, TE 2011
- Ben Jones, C 2011
- Jarvis Jones, LB 2011†, 2012‡
- Roquan Smith, LB 2017‡
- Lamont Gaillard, C 2018
- Deandre Baker, CB 2018†
- Andrew Thomas, OT 2018, 2019‡
- Rodrigo Blankenship, K 2019
- J. R. Reed, S 2019†
- Eric Stokes, CB 2020
- Brock Bowers, TE 2021, 2022
- Lewis Cine, SS 2021
- Jordan Davis, DL 2021‡
- Nakobe Dean, LB 2021‡
- Jalen Carter, DL 2022‡
- Christopher Smith II, DB 2022‡
† Consensus All-American
‡ Consensus All-American that was selected by a unanimous vote
|62||Charley Trippi||HB||1942, 1945–1946||1947|||
Hall of Fame inductees
Pro Football Hall of Fame
Five former Georgia players have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
|Charley Trippi||HB||1942, 1945–1946||1968|
College Football Hall of Fame
Nineteen former Georgia players and coaches have been inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame. In addition, one former player, Pat Dye, has been inducted into the Hall as a coach for Auburn.
|Charley Trippi||HB||1942, 1945–1946||1959|
|Vernon "Catfish" Smith||E||1929–1931||1979|
|Glenn "Pop" Warner||1895–1896||1951|
From 1992 to 2023, Georgia played in the East Division of the SEC and played each opponent in the division each year along with several teams from the West Division. The SEC will expand the conference to 16 teams and will eliminate its two divisions in 2024, causing a new scheduling format for the Bulldogs to play against the other members of the conference. Only the 2024 conference schedule was announced on June 14, 2023, while the conference still considers a new format for the future.
|August 31||vs. Clemson*|
|September 7||Tennessee Tech*|
|September 28||at Alabama|
|October 19||at Texas|
|November 2||vs. Florida|
|November 30||Georgia Tech*|
|-tba-||at Ole Miss|
Announced schedules as of June 21, 2023.
|vs Clemson1||at UCLA||UCLA||at Florida State||Florida A&M||at Clemson||Clemson||at Ohio State||Clemson||at Clemson||at NC State||at Georgia Tech||Georgia Tech||at Georgia Tech|
|Tennessee Tech||Austin Peay||Western Kentucky||Louisville||Florida State||at Georgia Tech||North Carolina A&T||Western Carolina||Georgia Tech||NC State||Georgia Tech|
|UMass||Charlotte||at Louisville||at Georgia Tech||Georgia Tech||Ohio State||at Georgia Tech||at Georgia Tech|
|Georgia Tech||at Georgia Tech||Georgia Tech||Georgia Tech|
- Neutral-site matchup with Clemson (2024) will be held in Atlanta.
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