1984 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1984 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1984 record 6–4–1 (2–2–1 ACC)
Head coach Bill Curry (5th season)
Defensive coordinator Don Lindsey (1st season)
Captain David Bell
Donnie Chisholm
Robert Lavette
Home stadium Grant Field
(Capacity: 58,121)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 Maryland $ 5 0 0     9 3 0
No. 20 Virginia 3 1 2     8 2 2
North Carolina 3 2 1     5 5 1
Wake Forest 3 3 0     6 5 0
Georgia Tech 2 2 1     6 4 1
NC State 1 5 0     3 8 0
Duke 1 5 0     2 9 0
Clemson 0 0 0*     7 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • *Clemson was under NCAA and ACC probation and was ineligible for the ACC title. As a result, their ACC games did not count in the league standings.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by fifth-year head coach Bill Curry, and played their home games at Grant Field in Atlanta; in their second year as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the team finished in fifth with a final record of 6–4–1 (2–2–1 ACC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 No. 19 Alabama* Grant FieldAtlanta TBS W 16–6   56,107
September 22 The Citadel* Grant Field • Atlanta W 48–3   31,684
September 29 No. 13 Clemson*A No. 18 Grant Field • Atlanta (Rivalry) ESPN W 28–21   57,704
October 6 NC State No. 12 Grant Field • Atlanta Raycom L 22–27   32,627
October 13 at Virginia No. 20 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia T 20–20   40,067
October 20 at No. 13 Auburn* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama (Rivalry) L 34–48   75,216
October 27 Tennessee* Grant Field • Atlanta (Rivalry) L 21–24   45,167
November 3 Dukedagger Grant Field • Atlanta W 31–3   36,393
November 10 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina L 17–24   47,000
November 17 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 24–7   22,700
December 1 at No. 18 Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) Raycom W 35–18   82,122
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Sources:[2][3]

A.^ Clemson was under NCAA probation, and was ineligible for the ACC title. Therefore this game did not count in the league standings.[4][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Williams, Larry (2012). The Danny Ford Years at Clemson. 
  2. ^ "1984 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2017. 
  3. ^ 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 173
  4. ^ "No. 18 Georgia Tech Outlasts No. 13 Clemson 28-21". Boston Globe. September 30, 1984. p. 104. The game, however, does not count in league standings since the Tigers are on NCAA probation and ineligible for the conference title.