Bulldogs in the College
Football Hall of Fame

Glenn "Pop" Warner
Inducted in 1951

Glenn "Pop" Warner began his coaching career at Georgia compiling a 7-4 record in 1895 and '96. He went on to coach at several other schools recording 319 career victories.
Bob McWhorter
Inducted in 1954

Bob McWhorter, who was inducted into the Hall in 1954, was Georgia's first All-American (1913). He was All-Southern four consecutive years (1910-13).
Frank Sinkwich
Inducted in 1954

Frank Sinkwich was Georgia's first Heisman Trophy winner in 1942 and led UGA to wins in the Rose and Orange Bowls. He earned All-America honors in 1941 and 1942. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954.
Charley Trippi
Inducted in 1959

Named All-American in 1946 CharleyTrippi captained Georgia's undefeated, untied Sugar Bowl championship team of 1946. He went on to a great career in the NFL as a halfback with the Chicago Cardinals where he earned All-Pro honors in 1947. He played on their 1947 NFL championship team as well.
Vernon "Catfish" Smith
Inducted in 1979

Vernon "Catfish" Smith, who was inducted in 1979, was the star of the 1929 Georgia-Yale game which dedicated Sanford Stadium. He scored all 15 points in that game won by the Bulldogs, 15-0. He later went on to All-America honors for the Bulldogs in 1931.
Bill Hartman
Inducted in 1984

Bill Hartman, inducted in 1984, captained the Bulldogs in 1937 when he was named All-SEC and All-America. After playing with the Washington Redskins, Hartman served on the Georgia coaching staff with Wally Butts and as a volunteer kicking coach under Vince Dooley.
Fran Tarkenton
Inducted in 1987

Fran Tarkenton, inducted in 1987, was an All-American quarterback who led Georgia to the SEC championship and Orange Bowl victory in 1959. He went on to an All-Pro career in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants and still holds several pro passing records.
Vince Dooley
Inducted in 1994

Vince Dooley coached the Bulldogs for 25 years (1964-88) leading UGA to a consensus national championship in 1980 and another national title recognized by one poll in 1968, six SEC titles (1966,'68,'76,'80,'81,'82), 20 bowl games and 201 victories.
Wally Butts
Inducted in 1997

Wally Butts coached the Bulldogs from 1939-60 leading Georgia to a 22-year record of 140-86-9, six bowl games, four SEC championships, a consensus national championship in 1942 and another national title recognized by some polls in 1946.
Bill Stanfill
Inducted in 1998

Bill Stanfill was inducted in December, 1998, and was a consensus All-American and winner of the Outland Trophy in 1968. He went on to an All-Pro career with the Miami Dolphins winning two Super Bowls.
Herschel Walker
Inducted in 1999

Herschel Walker was inducted into the Hall of Fame in December, 1999. He was a three-time consensus All-America, 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, and led Georgia to three SEC titles (1980-81-82) and the 1980 national championship.
Terry Hoage
Inducted in 2000

Terry Hoage was a two-time consensus All-American and Academic All-American (1982-83) and finished fifth in the 1983 Heisman Trophy Balloting. He went on to a 13-year NFL career.
Kevin Butler
Inducted in 2001

An All-American in 1983 and 1984, Kevin Butler became the first kicker ever inducted into the Hall of Fame. He is most remembered for his 60-yard field goal with 11 seconds left to beat Clemson, 26-23 in 1984. He went on to a record setting career with the Chicago Bears including a 1986 Super Bowl Championship.
John Rauch
Inducted in 2003

Rauch started every game at QB for four years (1945-48) and his 4,044 career passing yards set an NCAA record. He led UGA to two SEC titles (1946 and '48) and was a first team All-American in '48.
Jim Donnan
Inducted in 2009

Donnan served as head coach at Marshall from 1990-95 and at UGA from 1996-2000.
Jake Scott
Inducted in 2011

1968, Scott led the SEC in interceptions, punt returns and punt return yardage and was named the SEC Player of the Year. He went on to an all-star NFL career with the Miami Dolphins and Washington Redskins in which he played in three Super Bowls including his selection in 1972 as the MVP of Super Bowl VII.

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