#1 – WR Andre Hastings
Others: WR Mohammed Massaquoi, WR Chuck Jones
#2 – CB DeMario Minter
A cornerback from Stone Mountain, Minter ended his career as a two-year starter and an All-SEC selection. Minter won two SEC titles at Georgia (2002, 2005) and was responsible for all but shutting down Georgia Tech’s Calvin Johnson in head-to-head meetings.
Others: P Mark Malkiewicz, CB Tim Wansley
|#3 – QB D.J. Shockley
After waiting four years of waiting, Shockley got his chance to be the starting quarter back in 2005 – he made the most of it. The College Park native guided the Dawgs to the 2005 SEC Championship, making big play after big play on the way. Shockley missed Georgia’s 14-10 loss to Florida, but the Dawgs recovered from the loss to win the SEC East before upsetting mighty LSU in the SEC Championship Game. The win put the Dawgs back in the Sugar Bowl for the second time in three seasons.
Others: PK John Kasay, P Jim Broadway, P Chip Andrews
#4 – CB Champ Bailey
Considered the most versatile player at Georgia since the inception of two-platoon football, the consensus All-American performed on offense (wide receiver), defense (cornerback) and special teams (kickoff returns). Bailey played more than 1,000 plays during the 1998 season including more than 100 in seven different games. That season he recorded 52 tackles, three interceptions, 744 receiving yards, five touchdowns, 261 kickoff return yards and 49 punt return yards. Bailey also won the 1998 Bronko Nagurski Award. He was the first round selection of the Washington Redskins and has played selected to the Pro Bowl seven consecutive seasons.
Others: P Bucky Dilts
#5 – RB Garrison Hearst
A consensus All-American, Hearst led the Bulldogs in rushing each of his three seasons. As a junior in 1992, he carried 228 times for 1,547 yards and 19 TD’s and caught 22 passes for 324 yards and two TD’s. His 1,910 all-purpose yards in ’92 was second best in SEC and school history. He finished third in the 1992 Heisman Trophy balloting and won the Doak Walker award which goes annually to the country’s outstanding junior or senior RB. Hearst stands second on Georgia’s career rushing list with 3,232 total yards. He was the first round draft choice of the Arizona Cardinals in 1993.
Others: PK Kevin Butler, PK Rex Robinson
#6 – S Sean Jones
Sean Jones was a consensus All-SEC selection in 2003 in addition to being named first team All-America by the AFCA. The team’s second leading tackler with 111 stops, he was a big play maker who blocked three kicks, intercepted five passes, recorded five tackles-for-loss and recovered two fumbles including one for a 92-yard TD return vs. Tennessee. Part of Georgia defense that ranked second nationally in scoring defense (14.5 ppg), fourth in total defense (276.86 ypg), and fourth in scoreless quarters (25) among the AP’s top ten teams.
Others: P Chris Carpenter, RB Kregg Lumpkin, RB Patrick Pass
|#7 – QB Matthew Stafford
The 2008 season will have as much to do with where Matthew Stafford stands in terms of all-time greats at Georgia. There is no doubt that Stafford is the most talented signal caller ever at Georgia. What he is missing is a championship – either the SEC or national title. If Georgia wins the national title this year Stafford will go down as the top quarterback ever in Athens – and could wind up as one of the top players ever to wear silver britches.
Others: RB Rodney Hampton, CB Bruce Thornton
#8 – QB Buck Belue
Most people remember Belue for winning the national title in 1980, and he got a lot of help from Lindesy Scott and Herschel Walker in doing so. Still, Belue made big plays before Walker got on campus – see the 1978 win over Georgia Tech. And as much credit as Walker must get for carrying the program on his back for three years, Georgia never wins the national title without Belue to Scott.
Others: S Tony Flack, WR Terrence Edwards
#9 – PK Allan Leavitt
Leavitt, a place-kicker from 1973 to 1976, is most remembered for his kick against Georgia Tech in the final regular season game of 1976. Tied 10-10 with 9 seconds remaining and needing a win to remain in contention for the national championship, Leavitt hit a 33-yard field goal in drizzly, dreary weather to win the game. Leavitt is second in the UGA record book for most field goals over 50 yards in a career (6) and ranks first in Career PAT’s with 125. After graduation, he went on to play in the NFL for three years with the Atlanta Falcons and the New York Giants.
#10 – QB Fran Tarkenton
Raised in Athens, Tarkenton led Georgia to the 1959 SEC championship and Orange Bowl victory over Missouri (14-0) as a junior. In his 1960 senior season, he led the SEC in total offense (1,274 yards) and in passing offense (1,189 yards). He was also named an Academic All-American. After graduation, Tarkenton played 18 seasons in the National Football League with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants and set numerous NFL passing records during his career. He led the Vikings to the Super Bowl three times: 1973, 1974, and 1976. When he retired following the 1978 season at age 39, Tarkenton had gained 47,003 yards passing and thrown 342 TD passes as a professional. He held NFL records with 3,686 completed passes and 6,467 attempted passes. He has been inducted into both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame.
Others: QB Ray Goff, WR Eric Zeier, S Thomas Davis
#12 – QB Zeke Bratkowski
All-America quarterback in 1952 and ’53, he was the nation’s leading college passer in 1952 and the nation’s leading punter in ’53. A two-time SEC passing champion (1,824 yards in ’52 and 1,461 yards in ’53) who set numerous UGA passing records, he had`` 4,836 career passing yards before 14-year NFL career with the Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Rams, and Green Bay Packers including two Packer Super Bowl champion teams. He was inducted into the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1980.
Others: QB Mike Cavan, QB John Lastinger
#13 – S Jake Scott
Scott was one of the leaders of the 1967 Liberty Bowl team and also helped the Bulldogs to the 1968 SEC championship which included an 8-0-2 regular season and a trip to the Sugar Bowl. Scott led the SEC in interceptions in 1967 and ’68, and also led the SEC in punt returns and punt return yardage in ’68. He still holds the Georgia record for career interceptions and return yards with 16 for 315 yards. Scott went on to a brilliant professional career including five consecutive pro bowl appearances from 1971-75. During his six years with the Miami Dolphins, he played in three Super Bowl games and was named Super Bowl VII MVP in 1972. Scott played his final three NFL seasons with the Washington Redskins and was inducted into the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1986.
Others: E Vernon “Catfish” Smith
#14 – S Terry Hoage
A two-time consensus All-American, Hoage played a key role in Georgia’s four year record of 43-4-1 from 1980-83, including one national championship, three SEC championships, and four major bowl appearances. He finished fifth in the 1983 Heisman Trophy balloting- at that time the highest finish ever by a defensive back. In addition to being a two-time Academic All-American, Hoage was named a recipient of an NCAA and National Football Foundation Post Graduate Scholarship Awards. He went on to a 13-year career in the NFL highlighted by membership on the Washington Redskins Super Bowl Championship team in 1992. Hoage was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in Dec., 2000, and elected to the UGA Circle of Honor in 2001.
Others: QB David Greene, QB Andy Johnson
#15 – S Abb Ansley
#16 – S Lynn Hughes
Also an Academic All-American, Hughes played quarterback at Georgia before being switched to safety in 1965. As a quarterback in 1964, he helped lead Georgia to a 7-3-1 record, the school’s first winning season since 1960. After being switched to safety, Hughes played a huge role in leading the Bulldogs to a 10-1 record in 1966, including an SEC championship and Cotton Bowl victory. Hughes went on to play in the NFL as a safety with the New York Giants and later took coaching positions at Georgia and Vanderbilt.
|#17 – S Greg Blue
Greg Blue of Banneker High School in College Park became Georgia’s third consecutive All-America FS after leading the team in tackles with 96 and being named consensus All-America and All-SEC first team. A semi-finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, he was elected a permanent co-captain of the Georgia defense after recording 260 career tackles. Played in the 2006 Senior Bowl game.
Others: QB Matt Robinson, QB Quincy Carter
#18 – QB John Rauch
Johnny Rauch started 45 consecutive games at QB from 1945-48, including four straight bowl games. Rauch led Coach Wallace Butts’ Bulldogs to a 36-8-1 record during that four-year span. As a senior, he was selected as the SEC Player of the Year. After his playing career, Rauch embarked on an ultra-successful coaching career. He became head coach of the Oakland Raiders in 1966 and led the team to the Super Bowl in 1967. In three seasons under Rauch’s leadership the Raiders posted a record of 33-8-1. He was inducted into the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.
Others: QB David Paddock, WR Damien Gary
#19 – CB Scott Woerner
Lettering at Georgia from 1977-1980, Woerner set the school record for most punt return yards in a career, tied for second on all-time Georgia list for 13 career interceptions, and led the nation in 1980 in punt return average. He was the only defensive player in the SEC to be listed in the top ten in All-Purpose Yardage in 1980, and was selected “Defensive Player of the Week” by Sports Illustrated for this performance against Clemson. Woerner went on to play for the Atlanta Falcons who drafted him in the third round of the 1981 NFL draft. He signed with the Philadelphia Stars (later the Baltimore Stars) of the USFL in 1982 where he became First Team All-USFL as a safety.
Others: WR Hines Ward, DE Charles Grant, S John Little
|#20 – RB Thomas Brown
Brown started his career in Athens behind a running back billed as the next big thing – Kregg Lumpkin – and ended his career playing with the next big thing in Knowshon Moreno. Still, Brown managed to run his way into the top five for career all-time rushing at Georgia – even while sharing the ball with as many as three other backs in a season and missing half of his junior season to injury. Also, Brown graduated from Georgia in three-and-a-half years.
Others: HB Fred Barber, FB Jimmy Poulos, RB Julian Smiley
#21 – HB Frank Sinkwich
A unanimous All-American selection in 1942, Frank Sinkwich was the University of Georgia’s first Heisman Trophy winner that same year. In his junior and senior seasons, Sinkwich captained the Bulldogs to bowl victories over Texas Christian (Orange Bowl) and UCLA (Rose Bowl). He also led Georgia’s “Point-A-Minute” Freshman team to an undefeated season in 1939. Sinkwich was a first round selection in the NFL draft and enjoyed two All-Pro seasons with the Detroit Lions. He was inducted into the National College Football Hall of Fame in 1954, the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1964, and the UGA Circle of Honor in 1996.
#22 – DB Dick Conn
#23 – CB Tim Jennings
Others: HB Zippy Morocco
#24 – WR Lindsey Scott
Others: RB Horace King, HB Kent Lawrence. RB Knowshon Moreno
#25 – FB Bill Hartman
Inducted into the National College Football Hall of Fame in 1984, Hartman earned All-America honors at UGA in 1937 before playing two seasons with the Washington Redskins. In 1938, while filling in for Redskins tailback Sammy Baugh, he completed 13 consecutive passes against Brooklyn. He returned to Georgia in 1939 under head coach Wally Butts as backfield coach and served in that capacity until 1956. Hartman also served as volunteer kicking coach for the Bulldogs from 1970 to 1994. He was inducted in to the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1981 and the UGA Circle of Honor in 1999.
Others: RB Glynn Harrison
#26 HB John Bond
While attending UGA, Bond participated in both football and track for the Bulldogs. Captain of the 1935 football team, Bond led a class that went 21-9 from 1933-1935. He was also very involved with groups and organizations on campus, serving as president of the Campus Y.M.C.A., and the “G” Club, and holding memberships in prestigious organizations like Sphinx, Gridiron, and Scabbard and Blade. In the 1935 Pandora, Bond was voted the most popular young man on campus. After graduation, he attended the State Medical College at Augusta and later served as surgeon in World War II. Bond was inducted in to the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Others: CB Ben Smith
#27 – WR Mikey Henderson
Others: WR Mikey Henderson, CB Ronnie Harris
#28 – G Herb St. John
Herb St. John was a four-time All-SEC selection for the Bulldogs from 1944 to 1947. After his senior season, St. John was named to play in the 1944 and 1946 Blue-Gray All-Star game. He went on to play two years of professional football. In 1948 he began his pro career with the Brooklyn Dodgers and played for the Chicago Hornets in 1949.
Others: RB Jasper Sanks, RB Danny Ware
#29 – S Burt Jones
#30 – RB Keith Henderson
Others: FB Scott Williams, HB Bruce Kemp
#31 – S Jeff Sanchez
A two-time All-SEC member, Sanchez helped solidify Georgia’s secondary from 1982-1984. Sanchez came to Georgia by way of Fullerton Junior College, where he was a two-time Junior College All-American. He finished second in the nation in interceptions in 1982 with nine (behind teammate Terry Hoage). Sanchez also had two interceptions against three different opponents his junior season. He missed 1983 with an injury but came back strong his senior year and led team in interceptions and was third in tackles.
#32 – RB Lars Tate
#33 – RB Terrell Davis
Others: RB Ronnie Stewart
|#34 – RB Herschel Walker
The most decorated player in Bulldog history, Walker led Georgia to a three-year record of 33-3-1, a national championship in 1980, three SEC titles, and three consecutive Sugar Bowl appearances. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1982 after finishing second as a sophomore and third as a freshman. He set the NCAA freshman rushing record in 1980 with 1,616 yards. At the end of his college career, Walker held 10 NCAA rushing records, 15 SEC marks, and 30 Georgia records. After three seasons with the Bulldogs, Walker went on to a long and successful professional career. He played with the New Jersey Generals of the USFL before moving to the NFL to play with the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants, and the Dallas Cowboys. In 1999, Walker was named by CBS as the College Offensive Player of the Century and was named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Century First Team. He was inducted into the National College Football Hall of Fame in 1999, and The State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
Others: CB Buzy Rosenburg
#35 – RB Verron Hayes
Others: HB Joe Geri
#36 – HB Bob McWhorter
Georgia’s first All-American (he scored 61 touchdowns from 1910 to 1913) he was a four-time All-Southern halfback and the first person to captain both the football and baseball teams at UGA. McWhorter earned Phi Beta Kappa honors while attending the university. He declined pro baseball offers to study law at the University of Virginia. McWhorter was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954, the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1964, and the UGA Circle of Honor in 1996. Bob McWhorter, one of Georgia’s most revered athletes, died June 29, 1960. UGA’s McWhorter residence hall is named in his honor.
Others: FB Brannan Southerland, RB Willie McClendon
#37 – LB Kendrell Bell
#38 – RB Tim Worley
A consensus All-American his junior year, Worley completed his three year career with 2,038 rushing yards on 353 attempts (5.8 avg.) and 27 touchdowns, and 22 receptions for 221 yards and two touchdowns. He led the SEC in rushing in 1988, accumulating a career-high 1,216 yards on the ground. He was selected in the first round of the 1989 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Others: WR Jimmy Orr, RB Hilton Young
#39 – T Mike Castronis
One of Georgia’s most beloved players and coaches, Mike Castronis wore many hats during his career as a player, coach and administrator at UGA. He was an All-SEC lineman from 1943-45 and stayed on as a graduate assistant in 1946. After a successful career as a high school coach, Castronis returned to the University in 1961 as head coach of the freshman team and coached the varsity offensive linemen from 1962-63. He later served as head freshman and JV coach under Vince Dooley.
#40 – FB Theron Sapp
#41 – DE George Poschner
George Poschner was an All-SEC end for the University of Georgia from 1939 to 1942. However, his greatest distinction comes from his service in the Army during World War II. Poschner received The Bronze Star, Purple Heart and the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary service to his country. George Poschner was inducted into the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.
#42 – S Bill Krug
Krug, who played a position known as ”rover”, lettered at Georgia from 1975-1977. He received All-SEC honors all three years and helped lead his team to a 10-2 record in 1976 and a trip to the Sugar Bowl. During this season, he was named Defensive Player of the Week” by Sports Illustrated for his performance in Georgia’s 21-0 victory over Alabama. In 1977, Krug was a pre-season All-American selection by Playboy and Southeastern Football magazines, and was named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Deep South Best 11” list.
Others: LB John Brantley, LB Tony Gilbert
#43 – LB Tony Taylor
Others: Al Pollard
#44 – LB Ben Zambiasi
Zambiasi was a standout linebacker for the Bulldogs and led the team in total tackles for three straight years (1975-77). In those three years, Zambiasi recorded 465 tackles- 247 solo- and earned All-SEC honors his sophomore through senior seasons. He helped lead the Bulldogs to a 10-1 regular season mark and an SEC championship in 1976. Zambiasi was an Academic All-American in 1976 and received the 1977 William Jenkins Award as Georgia’s top lineman. Also that year, he earned the Wallace Butts Memorial Award and the Wallace Butts Family Scholarship given annually to the player who best combines athletic and academic skills. Zambiasi went on to play professionally for the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton TigerCats from 1978-1991. In that time, he was named runner-up CFL Rookie of the Year (’78), CFL Defensive MVP (’79), and All-CFL for five straight seasons.
#45 – LB Boss Bailey
Brother of former Georgia players Ronald and Champ, he led the team in tackles in 2002 with 114 while also recording six QB sacks and 9.5 tackles-for-loss. Voted the team’s overall team captain, he was selected as a semi-finalist for both the Butkus Award (nation’s outstanding LB) and the Lombardi Award (nation’s outstanding lineman). Boss was a major part of the 2002 defense that finished first in the SEC and fourth nationally in scoring defense (15.4 ppg) and led ‘Dogs to a 13-1 record, SEC and Nokia Sugar Bowl Championships, and final national ranking of No. 3.
Others: LB Keith Harris
#46 – FB Chris McCarthy
|#47 – DE David Pollack
In 2004 David Pollack joined Herschel Walker as Georgia’s only three-time All-America first team selections. After winning the Ted Hendricks Award as the nation’s top defensive end in 2003, he became Georgia’s most decorated defensive player in history in 2004 winning the Rotary Lombardi Award (nation’s top lineman), Chuck Bednarik Award (nation’s top defensive player), and the Lott Trophy (nation’s top impact defensive player), in addition to the Hendricks Award for the second time. After setting the Georgia record for career QB sacks in 2004 with 36, he was named the SEC Player of the Year by the league coaches and the Associated Press SEC Defensive Player of the Year for the second time.
Others: RB Robert Edwards, LB Jim Griffith
#48 – LB Frank Ros
Others: LB Knox Culpepper
#49 – S Jeff Hipp
Others: FB JT Wall
#50 – C Tommy Lyons
Lyons was a three-year starting center for the Bulldogs from 1968-1970. He helped Georgia to an 8-1-2 season and an SEC championship in 1968, and was named team captain in 1970. He was twice named to the Academic All-SEC team and received NCAA and National Football Foundation post-graduate scholarships. In 1971, he became an NFL standout guard with the Denver Broncos and started 49 consecutive games before suffering a broken leg in 1975. While in the NFL, Lyons earned his medical degree from the Colorado Medical School. He was the winner of the 1996 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, and in 1999, he was inducted as a member of the University of Georgia’s Circle of Honor which recognizes those student-athletes who have exhibited excellence in athletic performance and personal achievement. He was inducted into the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1987.
Others: C Len Hauss, E John Carson
#51 – C Ken Davis
#52 – NG Henry Harris
#53 – C Ray Donaldson
#54 – E Art DeCarlo
#55 – E Dan Edwards
Dan Edwards was captain of the 1947 Gator Bowl team. During his years in Athens the Texas native’s career was characterized by big plays. He is remembered best for the 67-yard touchdown pass he caught from Charley Trippi in the 1947 Gator Bowl. Edwards went on to play nine seasons in the NFL and CFL. Upon retiring Dan Edwards returned home to Gatesville, Texas and started a successful oil company.
#56 – E Harry Babcock
An All-America and All-SEC end for the Bulldogs, Harry Babcock led the conference in receptions in 1941. He had 80 career receptions at UGA between 1950-52 and finished his career with 1,199 receiving yards. He was the first player selected in the 1953 NFL draft (San Francisco 49ers) and was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. He passed away in 1996.
Others: C Joe Tereshinski, C Joe Happe
#57 – LB Mo Lewis
Others: LB Happy Dicks, DT Johnathan Sullivan
#58 – G Kendall Keith
#59 – DE Greg Waters
#60 – G Pat Dye
A two-time All-American, Pat Dye helped lead Georgia to the 1959 SEC championship and 1960 Orange Bowl victory over Missouri (14-0). He is a member of both the Georgia and Alabama Sports Halls of Fame. Dye played two seasons in the Canadian Football League before being hired as an assistant coach for the University of Alabama. Dye’s greatest success came as head coach at Auburn from 1981-1992. During his tenure the Tigers won four Southeastern Conference titles.
Others: DG Steve Greer
#61 – DG Eddie Weaver
|#62 – HB Charley Trippi
Still regarded by many as the greatest all-around athlete ever to play at Georiga, he was named the game’s outstanding player after rushing for 130 yards in the 1943 Rose Bowl victory over UCLA. After the war, he returned to college and in 1946 led the ‘Dogs to an 11-0 record, SEC championship, and victory over North Carolina in the Sugar Bowl. As a senior he led the SEC in scoring with 84 points and finished with 1,366 yards total offense. He won the Maxwell Award as the country’s most valuable player and was runnerup for the Heisman Trophy. Following his collegiate career, he led the NFL’s Chicago Cardinals to the world championship as a rookie. He has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Rose Bowl Hall of Fame, and State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. He is one of only four Georgia players to have his jersey retired.
#63 – OG Edgar Chandler
A two-time All-American, Chandler played a key role in Georgia’s three-year record of 23-9-0 from 1965-67 including a 10-1 SEC and Cotton Bowl Championship season of ’66. Chandler went on to an NFL career with the Buffalo Bills and was converted to linebacker to utilize his great speed. He was inducted into the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1988. He died after a long illness in 1992. He was of 46.
Others: OG Randy Johnson
#64 – C Peter Anderson
A two-year starter, Anderson provided a lot of versatility to Georgia by playing every position on the offensive line. Playing against Clemson his senior year, Anderson recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown, a rarity for an offensive lineman. He made Georgia history when he became the first Vince Dooley-coached player to be named a permanent captain at mid-season (a tradition that was usually reserved for after the season).
#65 – OG Nat Hudson
#66 – OG Royce Smith
Smith was a three-year starter at offensive guard for the Bulldogs from 1969-1971. He earned All-SEC honors as a sophomore and junior before becoming an All-American his senior season. Smith was named team captain in 1971 and helped the Bulldogs to a 10-1-0 record that season and a trip to the Gator Bowl, where Georgia defeated the University of North Carolina. Smith received the Jacobs Blocking Trophy in 1971 as the best blocker in the SEC. Smith was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the 1972 NFL draft and later joined the Atlanta Falcons where he played two seasons.
Others: OG George Collins, OT Dennis Roland
#67 – OG Joel Parrish
After being drafted to play professional baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers out of high school, Parrish decided to return to football to join the Bulldogs from 1973-1976. Known for his great speed at 232 pounds, Parrish was selected pre-season All-SEC as a senior and helped lead Georgia to an SEC championship and a berth to the Sugar Bowl. Parrish received the award for most outstanding lineman in the SEC by the Atlanta Touchdown Club in 1977. After graduation, Parrish played professionally for the Toronto Argonauts in Canada.
#68 – OG Kim Stephens
#69 – OG Mack Burroughs
#70 – T Ray Rissmiller
Winner of the 1964 Jenkins Award as Georgia’s best lineman, Ray Rissmiller was an all-star tackle for the Bulldogs. He helped lead Georgia to a 1964 Sun Bowl victory over Texas Tech before being taken in the second round of the 1965 NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. An accomplished singer, Rissmiller released his first single “Big Ray” on GRC Records. His son, Scott Rissmiller, also played tackle for Georgia from 1988-1992.
Others: OL Kevin Breedlove
#71 – OT Adam Medows
#72 – DT Paul Handmacher
#73 – OT Bernard Williams
A dominating offensive lineman who anchored Georgia’s line from 1991-1993. Williams started at left tackle for the Bulldogs in all but two games in his last three seasons after switching from defense following his freshman year. He paved the way for Georgia record-setting tailback Garrison Hearst and quarterback Eric Zeier. He was the first-round draft choice of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1994.
|#74 – Max Jean-Gilles
A graduate of North Miami Beach H.S., Miami, Fla., Jean-Gilles was a consensus All-America and All-SEC first team selection in 2005 and started 40 career games for the Bulldogs. He was elected the team’s permanent offensive captain at the conclusion of the 2005 season. He was also first team All-SEC in 2004 and played in the 2006 Senior Bowl game.
Others: OT Craig Hertwig
#75 – OT Mack Guest
#76 – DT George Patton
“General” George Patton was captain of the 1966 SEC Championship team. A three-time All-SEC selection, Patton won the Jenkins Award and the J.B. Whitworth Award as the Bulldogs’ best lineman. He also played quarterback—a lifelong dream—in the 1966 Cotton Bowl victory over Southern Methodist. Patton played one season in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons. He was inducted into the State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1991.
#77 – DT Bill Stanfill
From 1966-1968, Stanfill led the Bulldogs to a 25-6-2 record, two SEC championships in ’66 and ’68, and trips to the Cotton (’66), Liberty (’67), and Sugar (’68) Bowls. In 1968, he was a consensus All-American, Academic All-American, team captain, and recipient of the Outland Trophy, presented annually to the nation’s outstanding lineman. Stanfill went on to an All-Pro career in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins from 1969-1976. He was a starter on the Dolphins 1972 and 1973 Super Bowl championship teams and still holds the team record for career quarterback sacks (67.5). Stanfill was inducted into the National College Football Hall of Fame in 1998 and State of Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1984.
Others: OT Mike "Moonpie" Wilson
|#78 – OT Jon Stinchcomb
In the footsteps of his older brother, Matt, Jon was also one of Georgia’s most decorated players. In addition to All-America honors, he was a two-time first team Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-American, AFCA National Good Works Team member, semi-finalist for the Rotary Lombardi Award, and graduated with a 3.75 GPA in Microbiology. He also received an $18,000 National Football Foundation Post-Graduate Scholarship. He helped pave the way for a 2002 offense that led the SEC in scoring (32.6 ppg) and was voted the offensive captain of a team that led the ‘Dogs to a 13-1 record, SEC and Nokia Sugar Bowl Championships, and final national ranking of No. 3.
#79 – OT Matt Stinchcomb
A two-time All-American, Stinchcomb was a three-year starter for the Bulldogs who started 32 consecutive games and was a finalist for the Rotary Lombardi Award in 1998 which goes to the nation’s top lineman. He finished his academic career with a 3.96 grade point average majoring in business. Besides being a two-time Academic All-American, Stinchcomb received several academic and community service awards including the 1998 NCAA Top Eight Award, 1999 GTE Football Academic All-American of the Year; 1998 AFCA National Good Works Team (one of 11 players nationally); NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship; National Football Foundation Post-Graduate Scholarship; and the Woody Hayes National Scholar-Athlete Award. Stinchcomb was the first round draft choice of the Oakland Raiders in 1999.
Others: OT Wilbur Strozier, OT Jim Wilson, E Tom Nash
#80 – TE Dennis Hughes
#81 – TE Leonard Pope
Others: LE Butch Mulherin
#82 – WR Fred Gibson
Others: WR Richard Appleby, WR Amp Arnold
#83 – P Jonathon Kilgo
#84 – TE Clarence Kay
#85 – LT Marion Campbell
#86 – TE Randy McMichael
#87 – DT Jimmy Payne
A three-time All-SEC performer, Payne led Georgia in sacks three of his four years, including the 1980 National Championship season. He combined great size and speed that allowed him to contribute as a linebacker and as a defensive tackle. Payne’s 28 career sacks and 12 single season sacks in 1981 still both rank second in the all-time Georgia record book. Payne went on to play several years for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He died of leukemia in 1998 at the age of 38.
Others: DE Billy Payne, TE Troy Sadowski, DE Dicky Clark, E Pat Hodgson, TE Larry Brown
#88 – TE Norris Brown
#89 – TE Ben Watson
#90 – DE Freddie Gilbert
A two-time All-SEC performer and four-year starter, Gilbert was part of Georgia’s greatest four-year period in school history posting an overall record of 43-4-1 from 1980-83). He helped lead the ‘Dogs to the 1980 national championship, three SEC championship, and four major bowl games. Gilbert helped solidify Georgia’s defensive line with the uncanny ability to put pressure on opposing quarterbacks. His 26 career sacks still rank fourth in Georgia’s all-time record book. He went on to play with Herschel Walker in the U.S.F.L. in 1983 before returning to the NFL’s Denver Broncos
#91 – DT Tim Crowe
#92 – LB Richard Tardits
#93 – DT Richard Seymour
One of the most dominating defensive players ever at Georgia, Seymour filled the middle of the defensive front for four years and 25 starts. In 1999, he was one of the few defensive linemen in college football that led his team in tackles (74). In his career he recorded 223 tackles, 10 sacks, and 26 tackles-for-loss. He was a semi-finalist for national defensive player of the year by Football News.
#94 – DT Wycliff Lovelace
#95 – NG Bill Goldberg
#96 – PK Brandon Coutu
#97 – DT Marcus Stroud
#98 – DE Josh Mallard
#99 – DE Charles Johnson