1957 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1957 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1957 record 4–4–2 (3–4–1 SEC)
Head coach Bobby Dodd (13th season)
Captain Don Stephenson
Home stadium Grant Field
(Capacity: 44,000)
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Auburn $ 7 0 0     10 0 0
No. 7 Ole Miss 5 0 1     9 1 1
No. 14 Mississippi State 4 2 1     6 2 1
No. 17 Florida 4 2 1     6 2 1
No. 13 Tennessee 4 3 0     8 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 3 1     5 3 2
LSU 4 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia Tech 3 4 1     4 4 2
Georgia 3 4 0     3 7 0
Tulane 1 5 0     2 8 0
Alabama 1 6 1     2 7 1
Kentucky 1 7 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1957 college football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by 13th-year head coach Bobby Dodd and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Fred Braselton with 486 passing yards and Lester Simerville with 275 rushing yards.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 21 No. 20 Kentucky No. 11 Grant FieldAtlanta W 13–0   40,000
September 28 No. 15 SMU* No. 3 Grant Field • Atlanta T 0–0   39,000
October 12 at LSU No. 17 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana L 13–20   62,500
October 19 No. 9 Auburn Grant Field • Atlanta (Rivalry) L 0–3   40,000
October 26 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans (Rivalry) W 20–13   25,000
November 2 No. 7 Duke*dagger Grant Field • Atlanta W 13–0   40,000
November 9 at No. 9 Tennessee No. 18 Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 6–21   45,500
November 16 at Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama W 10–7   30,000
November 23 Florida Grant Field • Atlanta T 0–0   40,000
November 30 Georgia Grant Field • Atlanta (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) L 0–7   40,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1957 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 170.