FINAL RECORDS: Overall: 9-4; SEC: 4-4
Home: 5-2; Away: 3-1; Neutral: 1-1
Final Rankings: AP: #23; USA Today/Coaches: NR

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'Dogs Finish Strong With Three Straight Victories Over Ranked Teams

Georgia started strong with five straight wins to start the season, suffered a mid-season slump, but then rebounded to defeat three straight ranked teams to end the '06 campaign. It marked the first time in school history an unranked Georgia team defeated three consecutive ranked teams.The 'Dogs defeated #5 Auburn, #16 Georgia Tech, and #14 Virginia Tech to close out the season. It marked the sixth consecutive win over Tech.

Down, 21-3 at halftime, Georgia recorded the largest comeback in the Mark Richt era to defeat the Hokies. The improbable season-ending run gave Coach Mark Richt 61 victories--one win behind LSU for most in the SEC over the past six years. During that time, Georgia also has a 25-2 record against non-conferen ce teams.

Georgia's Attendance Average Ranks Fifth Nationally
Georgia's average home football attendance of 92,746 ranked fifth best in the country for the 2006 season according to NCAA statistics.
The 92,746 figure represents a sellout in all seven Bulldog home games. The fifth-place finish marks the 20th time in the last 25 years that Georgia has ranked among the nation's top six teams in average home attendance. It's also the 24th time in the last 25 years the Bulldogs have finished among the top seven.

2006 Team Captains
LB Tony Taylor, Team Co-Capt.
C Nick Jones, Team Co-Capt.
C Nick Jones, Offensive Capt.
DE Quentin Moses, Def. Capt.
Rov Tra Battle, Spec. Tms Co-Capt.
P Gordon Ely-Kelso, Spec. Tms. Co-Capt.

SEC Players of the Week

DE Quentin Moses (Def. Line) vs. WKU
DE Charles Johnson (Def. Player) vs. S.C.
OG Fernando Velasco (Off. Line) vs. UAB
QB Joe Cox (Fresh) vs. Colorado
DE Charles Johnson (Def. Line) vs. OM
QB Matthew Stafford (Fresh) vs. Miss. St.
Rov Tra Battle (Def. Player) vs. Auburn)
QB Matthew Stafford (Fresh) vs. Auburn
CB Paul Oliver (Def. Player) vs. Ga. Tech
Third Team All-America
Rov Tra Battle

First Team All-SEC
Rov Tra Battle
TE Martrez Milner
OT Daniel Inman
RS Mikey Henderson

Second Team All-SEC
C Nick Jones
DE Charles Johnson
LB Tony Taylor

Freshman All-SEC
QB Matthew Stafford
DT Kade Weston

Post Season Honors

2006 Senior Bowl
DE Quentin Moses, LB Tony Taylor,
TE Martrez Milner

2006 Hula Bowl
C Nick Jones, LB Danny Verdun-Wheeler, P Gordon Ely-Kelso

2006 Houston Bowl
OT Daniel Inman, DT Ray Gant, Rov Tra Battle, LB Jarvis Jackson

AFCA National Good Works Team
DE Quentin Moses

SEC Good Works Team
DE Quentin Moses

Academic All-SEC
Sean Bailey, Dale Dixson, Kris Durham, Gordon Ely-Kelso,
Chris Gaunder, Mikey Henderson, Trahern Holden,
Evan Kobialka, Justin Lyles, Brian Mimbs, Quentin Moses,
Joseph O'Keefe, Mitchell Pittman, Joe Tereshinski, Tommy Watkins, Stephen White.


Chris Abbott, Tra Battle, Dale Dixson, Marquis Elmore, Gordon Ely-Kelso, Ray Gant, Trahern Holden, Daniel Inman, Jarvis Jackson, Nick Jones, Martrez Milner, Quentin Moses, Joseph O'Keefe, Mario Raley, Ken Shackelford, Tony Taylor, Joe Tereshinksi, Michael Turner, Danny Verdun Wheeler, Stephen White, Des Williams

Chester Adams, Andy Bailey, Thomas Brown, A.J. Bryant, Brandon Coutu, Chris Gaunder, Mikey Henderson, Jeff Henson, Marcus Howard, Charles Johnson, Jason Johnson, Kelin Johnson, Kregg Lumpkin, Zeb McKinzey, Brandon Miller, Paul Oliver, Fernando Velasco, Danny Ware

Benjamin Boyd, Ramarcus Brown, C.J. Byrd, Tripp Chandler, Dannell Ellerbe, Rowdy Francis
Demiko Goodman, Kenneth Harris, Mohamed Massaquoi, Charles Krauth, Jeremy Lomax, Jeff Owens, Brannan Southerland
Marcus Washington, Seth Watts

Asher Allen, Geno Atkins, Donovan Baldwin, Roderick Battle, Joe Cox, Darius Dewberry, Kris Durham, Bryan Evans
Prince Miller, Micheal Moore, Matthew Stafford, Kade Weston

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