1988 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1988 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1988 record 3–8 (0–7 ACC)
Head coach Bobby Ross (2nd season)
Captain Eric Bearden
Cedric Stallworth
Home stadium Bobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 46,000)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 2 1     8 3 1
Wake Forest 4 3 0     6 4 1
Maryland 4 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     7 3 1
North Carolina 1 6 0     1 10 0
Georgia Tech 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by second-year head coach Bobby Ross, and played their home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, the first season under that name after it was renamed in honor of the legendary Georgia Tech head coach. The team competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in last and failing to a win a conference game for the second consecutive season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 Chattanooga* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta W 24–10   22,720
September 17 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia Raycom L 16–17   45,106
September 24 No. 12 Clemson Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta (Rivalry) L 13–30   45,106
October 1 NC State Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta Raycom L 6–14   36,892
October 8 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland Raycom L 8–13   36,969
October 15 No. 8 South Carolina* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta W 34–0   45,103
October 22 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina L 17–20   42,000
October 29 Dukedagger Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta L 21–31   40,393
November 5 VMI* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta W 34–7   26,923
November 12 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina L 24–28   21,500
November 26 at No. 20 Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) TBS L 3–24   82,011
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Sources:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 174