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FAST FACTS: Georgia-Florida

Herschel Walker  - UGA Football 1980-1982 -  (Photo from Georgia Sports Communication)
Herschel Walker
– UGA Football 1980-1982 –
(Photo from Georgia Sports Communication)

Did you know Georgia-Florida…?




Georgia’s storied men’s golf program, which features numerous prominent alumni on the PGA tour, has won a conference record 29 SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS.


Legendary Hall of Fame Lady Bulldogs basketball coach ANDY LANDERS compiled an impressive 51-12 CAREER RECORD against Florida.


In HERSCHEL WALKER’S career against Florida, the Goal Line Stalker scored EIGHT TOUCHDOWNS and ran for 649 yards on 119 carries in those three unforgettable Georgia victories




Florida boasts three Heisman Trophy winners, all quarterbacks – STEVE SPURRIER in 1966, DANNY WUERFFEL in 1996 and TIM TEBOW in 2007.


In 1991, Florida won its FIRST SEC FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP and for the first time won double-digit games in a season – going 10-2 under Spurrier’s watch.


Urban Meyer was dominant against Florida’s biggest and most significant rivals – posting a cumulative 16-2 RECORD against TENNESSEE, GEORGIA AND FLORIDA STATE.



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Murray Poole is a 1965 graduate of the University of Georgia Journalism School. He served as sports editor of The Brunswick News for 40 years and has written for Bulldawg Illustrated the past 16 years. He has covered the Georgia Bulldogs for 53 years.