1960 | Schedule | Letterwinners|
Though Fran Tarkenton and Pat Dye made All-American and Bobby Walden and Pete Case were All-SEC selections, things were not the same in Athens. Coach Whitworth, the defensive mastermind, died three months after the Orange Bowl victory. The Bulldogs came close to a bowl encore, and Wallace Butts called them the 'most hard luck' team he coached.
1961 | Schedule | Letterwinners
Amid much speculation, former player and assistant coach Johnny Griffith is selected to replace Wallace Butts as head coach. Tackle Pete Case and left halfback Bill McKenny are named All-SEC.
1962 | Schedule | Letterwinners
The most memorable SEC victory of the Griffith era was the 30-21 upset of Auburn when Don Porterfield caught three touchdown passes. Quarterback Larry Rakestraw and end Mickey Babb earned All-SEC accolades on the field, while halfback Billy Knowles is recognized for his work in the classroom.
1963 | Schedule | Letterwinners
There was a great confrontation and shootout in Miami between Larry Rakestraw and Hurricane All-American George Mira. Rakestraw completed 25 of 38 passes for a record 407 yards in the 31-14 victory, and Pat Hodgson was the leading receiver with eight grabs. In November, Joel Eaves is named the new athletic director and he hires rookie head coach Vince Dooley in December.
1964 | Schedule | Letterwinners
Under new head coach Vince Dooley, Georgia recovered from an opening 31-3 setback to Alabama to post a 7-3-1 record, including a win over Texas Tech in the Sun Bowl. The 32-year old Dooley is named SEC Coach of the Year, while Jim Wilson and Ray Rissmiller were the first of an annual string of Dooley All-Americans.
1965 | Schedule | Letterwinners
Georgia upset national champion Alabama, 18-17, in the opening game and then shocked mighty Michigan, fresh off a Rose Bowl appearance, 15-7, in Ann Arbor. Trailing the Crimson Tide 17- 10 with two minutes remaining, Dooley called the 'flea flicker' play that saw Kirby Moore pass to Pat Hodgson, who made a quick lateral to Bob Taylor who went 73 yards for a touchdown. Georgia still trailed 17-16, hit Moore passed to Hodgson for the decisive two-point conversion.
1966 | Schedule | Letterwinners | Stats
Dooley directed his first SEC Championship team and was named SEC Coach of the Year for the second time in three seasons. Georgia rallied from a 10-3 halftime deficit to hand undefeated Florida its first loss as Lynn Hughes intercepted a pass by Heisman Trophy winner Steve Spurrier and raced 39 yards for the winning touchdown. The Bulldogs also ran by Southern Methodist 24-9 in the Cotton Bowl.
1967 | Schedule | Stats
Sanford Stadium was expanded to over 59,000 capacity to accommodate all the fans that wanted to see Dooley's Dogs perform between the hedges. In a televised game at Grant Field, the Bulldogs beat Tech, 21-14, presenting Dooley with his fourth straight win over the Engineers.
1968 | Schedule | Letterwinners | Stats
For the first time since Charley Trippi's heyday in 1946, the Bulldogs completed an undefeated regular season (8-0-2), winning their sixth SEC crown and making their 12th bowl appearance (against Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl). SEC Sophomore of the Year Mike Cavan (QB), Outland Award winner Bill Stanfill (DT), and All-America Jake Scott led the ‘Dogs to theSEC championship.
1969 | Schedule | Letterwinners | Stats
Graduation took it toll on the 5-5-1 Georgia squad. Bud Carson's Jackets beat Dooley's team for the first time to signify a bitter end to a disappointing season. Georgia accepted a Sun Bowl bid and was handed a 45-6 defeat at the hands of Nebraska which won the 1970 and '71 national titles..
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