Georgia Perspective: Only 2nd Meeting in Athens

Georgia faces Arkansas for the eighth time in school history but only the second meeting in Athens at Sanford Stadium. Georgia leads the overall series 4-3 with the first four meetings coming in different bowl games.

Former Football players
Tim Crowe - Athens Firefighter
Alphonso Ellis - Police Officer
Terry Hoage

1969: UA 16-2 in New Orleans, La. (Sugar)
1976: UA 31-10 in Dallas, Texas (Cotton)
1987: UGA 20-17 in Memphis, Tenn. (Liberty)
1991: UGA 24-15 in Shreveport, La. (Independence)
1992: UGA 27-3 in Fayetteville, Ark.
1993: UA 20-10 in Athens, Ga.
2000: UGA 38-7 in Fayetteville, Ark.

Biggest Win: 31 (38-7 in 2000)
Biggest Loss: 21 (31-10 in 1975)
Longest Winning Streak: 3 (1987, 1991-92)
Longest Losing Streak: 2 (1968, 1975)

Fast Facts from the 1969 Game
l Eight turnovers including five fumbles doomed the SEC-champion Bulldogs as they managed only a safety in a loss to the Southwest Conference champion Razorbacks.

Fast Facts from the 1976 Game
*Georgia built an early 10-0 lead but two fumbles in the final two minutes of the opening half helped the Razorbacks tie the contest. The teams played a scoreless third quarter before UA exploded for 21 points in the final quarter for the victory.

Fast Fact from the 1987 Game
*Freshman place-kicker John Kasay booted a 39-yard field goal as time expired to rally Georgia to a 20-17 comeback win. The victory gave the Bulldogs their first nine-win season since 1983.

Fast Facts from the 1991 Game
*Georgia completed the 1991 phase of "Operation Turnaround" by beating UA 24-15. Eric Zeier directed the Bulldog offense, throwing for 228 yards and 2 TDs. The Bulldog defense forced six turnovers including five interceptions.

Fast Facts from the 1992 Game
*Georgia spoiled Arkansas' Homecoming and its first SEC home game by posting a 27-3 victory. Bulldog scatback Garrison Hearst ran for 144 yards and 2 TDs on 19 carries. The Georgia defense held its opponent without a TD for the second straight game.

Fast Facts from the 1993 Game
* Arkansas scored 13 points in the final quarter including a 15-yard TD scamper by QB Barry Lunney to hand Georgia a 20-10 loss at Sanford Stadium. The Bulldogs led 10-7 at the half but eventually dropped to 1-4 overall and their first-ever 0-4 SEC start.

Fast Facts from the 2000 Game<
* Georgia snapped Arkansas' 16-game home winning streak with a dominating 38-7 victory. Jamie Henderson's 35-yard interception return for a touchdown on Arkansas's first play set the tone for the Bulldogs. The Georgia defense held UA to one first down through the first 28 minutes of the game.

Georgia will make the "Bulldog Walk" from Lumpkin Street in to Sanford Stadium around 4:45 p.m. Saturday. SEC Teams To Wear Flag Decals
All SEC teams will wear flag decals on their helmets for the remainder of the season to honor victims from the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11.

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