2005 Georgia Bulldogs football team: Wikis

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2005 Georgia Bulldogs football
SEC Champions
SEC Eastern Division Champions
SEC Championship Game, W 34-14 vs. LSU
Sugar Bowl, L 38-35 vs. West Virginia
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #10
2005 record 10-3 (6-2 SEC)
Head coach Mark Richt
Offensive coordinator Neil Callaway
Defensive coordinator Willie Martinez

Home stadium

Sanford Stadium (92,746)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »

The 2005 Georgia Bulldogs football team completed the season with a 10-3 record. Winning 10 games for the fourth year in a row, Georgia tied its own record for consecutive 10 win seasons. The Bulldogs, with a regular season SEC record of 6-2, won the SEC East and advanced to the 2005 SEC Championship Game. Georgia beat LSU in the Georgia Dome and went on to represent the SEC in the 2006 Sugar Bowl. The team lost to West Virginia and finished the season ranked 10th in the polls. This was the Georgia Bulldogs' fifth season under the guidance of head coach Mark Richt.

Contents

Preseason

Coming off a strong 2004 season in which the Bulldogs were ranked #6 in the final Coaches Poll, Georgia was ranked #13 in the preseason Coaches Poll. D.J. Shockley was selected as the overall team captain and represented the offense, Max Jean-Gilles was the other offensive captain, Kedric Golston and Greg Blue were the defensive captains and Mike Gilliam was captain of the special teams.

Schedule

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
09/03/2005* #19 Boise State #13 Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia ESPN W 48-13  
09/10/2005 South Carolina #9 Sanford Stadium • Athens ESPN W 17-15  
09/17/2005* LA-Monroe #6 Sanford Stadium • Athens CSS W 44-7  
09/24/2005 at Mississippi State #6 Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi ESPN W 23-10  
10/08/2005 at #7 Tennessee #4 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee CBS W 27-14  
10/15/2005 at Vanderbilt #4 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tennessee ESPN2 W 34-17  
10/22/2005† Arkansas #4 Sanford Stadium • Athens JP W 23-20  
10/29/2005 vs. #18 Florida #4 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, Florida (The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party) CBS L 14-10  
11/12/2005 #17 Auburn #9 Sanford Stadium • Athens (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) ESPN L 31-30  
11/19/2005 Kentucky #14 Sanford Stadium • Athens JP W 45-13  
11/26/2005* at #24 Georgia Tech #13 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, Georgia (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) ABC W 14-7  
12/03/2005 vs. #3 LSU #12 Georgia Dome • Atlanta (SEC Championship Game) CBS W 34-14  
01/02/2006* vs. #11 West Virginia #8 Georgia Dome • Atlanta (Sugar Bowl) ABC L 38-35  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

Roster

QB- D.J. Shockley, Sr.(RS) #3
QB- Joe Tereshinski, Jr.(RS) #13
QB- Joe Cox, Fr. #14
RB- Thomas Brown, So. #20
RB- Danny Ware, So.(RS) #28
RB- Kregg Lumpkin, So.(RS) #6
RB- Tyson Browning, Sr.(RS) #31
FB- Brannan Southerland, Fr.(RS) #36
WR- Bryan McClendon, Sr. #16
WR- Mohamed Massaquoi, Fr. #1
WR- AJ Bryant, So. #18
WR- Mikey Henderson, So.(RS) #27
TE- Leonard Pope, Jr. #81
TE- Martrez Milner, Jr.(RS) #87
TE- Tripp Chandler, Fr. #86
DE- Quentin Moses, Jr. #94
DE- Charles Johnson, So.(RS) #99
DE- Marcus Howard, So.(RS) #38
DE- Roderick Battle, Fr. #41
DL- Kedric Goulston, Sr. #97
DL- Jeff Owens, Fr. #95
LB- Tony Taylor, Jr.(RS) #43
LB- Brandon Miller, So. #12
LB- Danny Verdun-Wheeler, Jr.(RS) #42
LB- Jarvis Jackson, Jr. #45
LB- Dannell Ellerbe, Fr.(RS) #33
CB- Tim Jennings, Sr. #23
CB- Demario Minter, Sr. #2
CB- Paul Oliver, So.(RS) #8
CB- Thomas Flowers, So.(RS) #29
CB- Bryan Evans, Fr. #3
S- Greg Blue, Sr.(RS) #17
S- Tra Battle, Jr.(RS) #25
S- Kelin Johnson, So. #30
S- CJ Byrd, Fr. #5
K- Brandon Coutu, So.(RS) #96
P- Gordon Ely-Kelso, Jr.(RS) #95

Statistics

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Team

Statistic UGA Opponent
Scoring 384 213
  Points per Game 29.5 16.4
First Downs 258 229
  Rushing 106 114
  Passing 132 101
  Penalty 20 14
Total Offense 5,085 4,075
  Avg per Play 6.2 4.8
  Avg per Game 391.2 313.5
Fumbles-Lost 21-11 27-13
Penalties-Yards 77-697 104-756
  Avg per Game 53.6 58.2
Statistic UGA Opponent
Punts-Yards 57-2,443 80-3,140
  Avg per Punt 37.9 41.0
Time of Possession/Game 28:36 31:24
3rd Down Conversions 60 / 163 (37%) 70 / 188 (37%)
4th Down Conversions 7 / 12 (58%) 9 / 16 (56%)
Touchdowns Scored 45 27
Field Goals-Attempts-Long 23-30-58 9-12-45
PAT-Attempts 45-45 (100%) 24-25 (96%)
Attendance 556,206 253,607
  Games/Avg per Game 6 / 92,701 4 / 63,402

Scores by quarter

1 2 3 4 Total
Opponents 55 47 44 67 213
Georgia 80 115 101 88 384


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