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1968 Georgia Bulldogs football
National champion (Litkenhous)
SEC champion
Sugar Bowl, L 2–16 vs. Arkansas
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 4
APNo. 8
1968 record8–1–2 (5–0–1 SEC)
Head coach
Defensive coordinatorErk Russell (5th season)
Home stadiumSanford Stadium (59,200)
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 Georgia $ 5 0 1 8 1 2
No. 13 Tennessee 4 1 1 8 2 1
No. 17 Alabama 4 2 0 8 3 0
LSU 4 2 0 8 3 0
No. 16 Auburn 4 2 0 7 4 0
Florida 3 2 1 6 3 1
Ole Miss 3 2 1 7 3 1
Vanderbilt 1 3 1 5 4 1
Mississippi State 0 4 1 0 8 2
Kentucky 0 7 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1968 NCAA University Division football season. The team was named national champion by NCAA-designated major selector Litkenhous.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 14at No. 9 TennesseeABCT 17–1760,603
September 28Clemson*W 31–1359,008
October 5at South CarolinaNo. 16
W 21–2042,800
October 12No. 13 Ole MissNo. 17
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
ABCW 21–756,111
October 19VanderbiltdaggerNo. 10
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA (rivalry)
W 32–654,342
October 26at KentuckyNo. 8W 35–1432,000
November 2No. 15 Houston*No. 7
  • Sanford Stadium
  • Athens, GA
T 10–1059,381
November 9vs. FloridaNo. 9W 51–070,012
November 16at No. 12 AuburnNo. 5W 17–350,009
November 30Georgia Tech*No. 4
W 47–859,537
January 1, 1969vs. No. 9 Arkansas*No. 4NBCL 2–1682,113
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1968 Georgia Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 12 Mike Cavan So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
  • Redshirt

References

  1. ^ 2017 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records (PDF). Indianapolis: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. July 2017. pp. 114, 120. Retrieved January 24, 2018.