1964 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1964 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Conference Independent
1964 record 7–3
Head coach Bobby Dodd (20th season)
Captain Bill Curry
Johnny Gresham
Home stadium Grant Field
(Capacity: 53,300)
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Notre Dame         9 1 0
Florida State         9 1 1
Colgate         7 2 0
Georgia Tech         7 3 0
Syracuse         7 4 0
Villanova         6 2 0
Boston College         6 3 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Southern Miss         6 3 0
New Mexico State         6 4 0
Penn State         6 4 0
VPI         6 4 0
Memphis State         5 4 0
Utah State         5 4 1
Holy Cross         5 5 0
Buffalo         4 4 1
Colorado State         5 6 0
Air Force         4 5 1
Miami (FL)         4 5 1
Xavier         4 5 1
Army         4 6 0
Idaho         4 6 0
West Texas State         4 6 0
San Jose State         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         3 5 2
Navy         3 6 1
Dayton         3 7 0
Detroit         3 7 0
Boston University         2 7 0
Houston         2 6 1
Pacific (CA)         1 9 0
Texas Western         0 8 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1964 college football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by 20th-year head coach Bobby Dodd, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta. They competed as independents for the first time since 1920, after dropping from the Southeastern Conference in 1963.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 19 Vanderbilt Grant FieldAtlanta W 14–2   44,288
September 26 Miami (FL) Grant Field • Atlanta W 20–0   44,115
October 3 Clemson Grant Field • Atlanta (Rivalry) W 14–7   46,571
October 9 vs. Navy Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, Florida W 17–0   40,000
October 17 at Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama (Rivalry) W 7–3   57,000
October 24 Tulanedagger Grant Field • Atlanta W 7–6   45,129
October 31 at Duke No. 8 Duke StadiumDurham, North Carolina W 21–8   45,000
November 7 Tennessee No. 7 Grant Field • Atlanta (Rivalry) L 14–22   50,763
November 14 No. 2 Alabama No. 10 Grant Field • Atlanta L 7–24   53,505
November 28 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) L 0–7   52,000
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1964 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  2. ^ 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 171