On January 30, 1892, the University of Georgia played its first football game, beating Mercer College, 50-0. Since this auspicious beginning, Georgia football has captivated the hearts and minds of fans for more than a century. Beginning with the 1896 season, Patrick Garbin recounts the most memorable seasons in the University of Georgia's football history. Spanning 115 years of Bulldog football, About Them Dawgs! provides a game-by-game recap of more than 20 of the school's notable seasons. Each of these seasons is covered with game highlights, facts, statistics, and photographs relating to the Bulldogs. Following each season's recap is a section highlighting the career of an outstanding Georgia player or coach who contributed to the team's success. Some of the most important players and coaches in all of college football are profiled here, including Fran Tarkenton, George Woodruff, Vernon "Catfish" Smith, Jake Scott, Vince Dooley, Champ Bailey, Erk Russell, Terry Hoage, Garrison Hearst, David Pollack, and Heisman-trophy winner Herschel Walker. Packed with fascinating details, a comprehensive records and statistics section, and extensive information on players, legends, and lore, About Them Dawgs! recreates the most exciting moments in Bulldog history.
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 848 g
Dimensions: 263 x 188 x 19 mm
All 24 seasons are presented in reader friendly fashion. * Sports Collectors Digest, January 2009 *