1943 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
SEC champion
Sugar Bowl champion
Sugar Bowl, W 20–18 vs. Tulsa
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 13
Record8–3 (3–0 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumGrant Field
Seasons
← 1942
1944 →
1943 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 13 Georgia Tech $ 3 0 0 8 3 0
LSU 2 2 0 6 3 0
Tulane 1 1 0 3 3 0
Georgia 0 3 0 6 4 0
Vanderbilt 0 0 0 5 0 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Seven other SEC schools did not field a team due to World War II.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets of the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1943 college football season.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25North Carolina*W 20–7
October 2at Notre Dame*L 13–5526,497
October 9Georgia Pre-Flight*
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 35–712,000[3]
October 16Fort Benning*
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 27–0
October 23vs. No. 3 Navy*L 14–28
October 30No. 8 Duke*
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
L 7–1430,000
November 6No. 20 LSU
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 42–7
November 13at TulaneNo. 19W 33–038,000[4]
November 20Clemson*No. 15
W 41–6
November 27GeorgiaNo. 14
W 48–0
January 1vs. No. 15 Tulsa*No. 13
W 20–1869,134
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ Scott, Richard (2008). SEC Football: 75 Years of Pride and Passion. MVP Books. p. 58. ISBN 1616731338. Retrieved March 13, 2014.
  2. ^ "1943 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results".
  3. ^ "Georgia Tech Engineers Give Navy Pre-Flight Fancy Licking". The Times (Shreveport). October 10, 1943. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Prokop's passes stun Tulane 33–0". The Courier-Journal. November 14, 1943. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.