The Georgia Bulldogs football program is a long and storied one. For well over a century, UGA has been sending players on to the field.
Here is a quick list of what you need to know about the well-respected Georgia Bulldogs:
Hometown: Athens, Georgia
Football program established: 1892
Conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Overall Regular Season Record: 747-400-54
National Titles: Polls in 1927, 1942, 1980
Conference Championships: 2002, 2005 (SECCG record 2-2)
Home Stadium: Sandford Stadium. Sanford Stadium is known for the hedges that encircle the playing field. Home games are known as playing "between the hedges."
Colors: Red, black, and silver (fans mainly associate red and black)
Official Nickname: Bulldogs
Fan generated nickname: Dawgs or often Them Dawgs
Mascot: Uga (actual bulldog), Hairy Dawg (costumed mascot)
Fight Song: "Glory, Glory" circa 1890. Preformed by Georgia's marching band here.
Helmet: Red with trade mark G seen here.
Home Uniform: Red jersey with silver pants
Away Uniform: White jersey with silver pants
Alternate Uniform: Black jersey with black pants
Current Coach: Mark Richt
Notable former coach: Vince Dooley (1964-'88). Vince Dooley was a highly successful coach for Georgia, including a national title in 1980. He remains a fan favorite to this day.
Biggest In-State Rival: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Biggest Out-of-State Rival: Florida Gators
All-Time Great: Herschel Walker. Walker is universally considered the greatest player to ever don the red and black.
Notable NFL Players: Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton, Pittsburgh Steelers great Hines Ward, Denver Broncos RB Terrell Davis and DB Champ Bailey, Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green.
Larry Munson: Larry Munson was the radio announcer for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1966 to 2008. His calls are legendary, and he is one of the most beloved Bulldogs though he never stepped on the field. Fan conversation is peppered with his famous calls like, "Hunker down you Dogs!" To know anything about the history of the Bulldogs, one must know Larry Munson.
Christopher Beheler is a Georgia native and life long Georgia Bulldogs fan.