1974 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1974 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Conference Independent
1974 record 6–5
Head coach Pepper Rodgers (1st season)
Captain Billy Shields
Joe Harris
Randy Rhino
Home stadium Grant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 NCAA Division I Independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Notre Dame         10 2 0
No. 7 Penn State         10 2 0
Temple         8 2 0
Boston College         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
No. 19 Houston         8 3 1
Rutgers         7 3 1
Cincinnati         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Pittsburgh         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Miami (FL)         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Holy Cross         5 5 1
Tulane         5 6 0
Colgate         4 6 0
Northern Illinois         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
West Virginia         4 7 0
Army         3 8 0
Dayton         3 8 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Air Force         2 9 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Florida State         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by first-year head coach Pepper Rodgers, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 No. 2 Notre Dame Grant FieldAtlanta ABC L 7–31   44,228
September 14 South Carolina Grant Field • Atlanta W 35–20   47,171
September 21 No. 15 Pittsburgh Grant Field • Atlanta L 17–27   37,361
September 28 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina (Rivalry) L 17–21   42,000
October 5 Virginia Grant Field • Atlanta W 28–24   26,371
October 12 North Carolinadagger Grant Field • Atlanta W 29–28   38,413
October 19 at No. 5 Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama (Rivalry) L 22–31   62,907
October 26 No. 18 Tulane Grant Field • Atlanta ABC W 27–7   48,623
November 2 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, North Carolina L 0–9   34,500
November 16 Navy Grant Field • Atlanta W 22–0   41,132
November 30 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 34–14   47,500
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Sources:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 172