Georgia Bulldogs football

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 three consensus national championships (1942, 1980 and 2021); while the AP and Coaches Polls have each voted the Bulldogs the national champion twice (1980 and 2021). Georgia has also been named the National Champion by at least one polling authority in four other seasons (1920, 1927, 1946 and 1968).

Georgia Bulldogs football
2022 Georgia Bulldogs football team
First season1892
Athletic directorJosh Brooks
Head coachKirby Smart
7th season, 78–15 (.839)
StadiumSanford Stadium
(capacity: 92,746[1])
Year built1929[1]
Field surfaceGrass
LocationAthens, Georgia
NCAA divisionDivision I FBS
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern
Past conferencesSIAA (1895–1921)
Southern Conference (1921–1932)
All-time record86542854 (.662)
Bowl record35213 (.619)
Playoff appearances2 (2017, 2021)
Playoff record3–1
Claimed national titles3 (1942, 1980, 2021)
Unclaimed national titles4 (1920, 1927, 1946, 1968)
National finalist2 (2017, 2021)
Conference titles15 (SIAA: 1896, 1920, SEC: 1942, 1946, 1948, 1959, 1966, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 2002, 2005, 2017)
Division titles12 (1992, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2017–2019, 2021, 2022)
RivalriesAlabama (rivalry)
Auburn (rivalry)
Clemson (rivalry)
Florida (rivalry)
Georgia Tech (rivalry)
South Carolina (rivalry)
Tennessee (rivalry)
Vanderbilt (rivalry)
Heisman winners2
Consensus All-Americans37
Current uniform
ColorsRed and black[2]
   
Fight songHail to Georgia
MascotUga
Hairy Dawg
Marching bandGeorgia Redcoat Marching Band
Websitegeorgiadogs.com

The Bulldogs' other accomplishments include 15 conference championships, of which 13 are SEC championships, tied for second-most in conference history, and apperances in 59 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 850 games in its history, placing them 11th all-time in wins and has finished in the Top 10 of the AP Poll 26 times, 13 of which were Top 5 finishes.[3]


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