The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs are gearing up for their College Football Playoff Semifinal game against Ohio State University in the Chick-Fil A Peach Bowl.
Before we dive into the New Year’s Eve showdown, get a refresher on Georgia’s long bowl history. How much do you remember about Georgia’s historic postseason play?
1. In what bowl games has Georgia played the most?
2. Georgia’s record for bowls scored is 54. In which bowl did it occur?
3. The former bulldog holds Georgia state records for: Most Pass Attempts in a Bowl Game and Most Receptions in a Bowl Game
4. The kicker scored four field goals and two extra points in Georgia’s 2003 Sugar Bowl victory over Florida.
5. In what bowl game did Georgia’s Nick Chubb set a program bowl record of 266 yards?
6. This corner and return specialist punted home 92 yards against Michigan State in the 2012 Outback Bowl.
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7. Georgia lost to the future NFL Hall of Fame quarterback in the 1982 Sugar Bowl.
8. Not surprisingly, Georgia’s bowl records for passing yards and longest receive came in the same game. Which player set the record?
9. The Georgia running back holds the program record for most rush attempts in 36 bowl games.
10. Georgia has played eight bowl games in Atlanta. Five times in the Peach Bowl, once in the CFP National Championship, once in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, and this one time in the NY6/BCS Bowl, Atlanta required him to move for a year.
- sugar bowl (11)Georgia recently played in the Sugar Bowl in 2019 and lost to Texas. The Peach Bowl finished second in six appearances, including the next matchup between Georgia and Ohio State in the College Football Playoffs.
- 2017 Rose BowlGeorgia reached 54 on Sonny Michel’s walk-off score in OT that sent the Bulldogs to the CFP National Championship.
- Hines WardAs a quarterback, Ward attempted 59 passes during Georgia’s 1995 Peach Bowl loss to Virginia. As a receiver, he recorded his 12 catches* in his 1998 Outback Bowl vs. Wisconsin Bulldogs victory. (*George Pickens tied the record for 12 receptions in the 2020 Sugar Bowl.)
- Billy Bennett.
- 2014 Bergbowl.
- Brandon Boykin
- Dan Marino-Pitt.
- Aaron Murray (427 yards) and Chris Conley (87-yard reception) at the 2013 Capital One Bowl.
- herschel walkerLed by Walker’s efforts, the Bulldogs defeated Notre Dame at Sugar in 1981 to win the national championship.
- sugar bowl. In January 2006, the Sugar Bowl had to be moved from New Orleans to Atlanta due to the continuing effects of Hurricane Katrina. West Virginia, led by Pat White and Steve Slayton, took a huge lead, beating Georgia he 38-35.
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