Georgia vs. Kentucky: An Underrated Rivalry

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Georgia vs. Kentucky: An Underrated Rivalry

The history of Georgia versus Kentucky football pales in comparison to the Bulldogs’ rivalries with Auburn, Georgia Tech, Florida, Tennessee, and several others. This is abundantly clear, just on the sheer fact that the Bulldogs have a commanding 49-11-2 series lead between the two teams.

Some Georgia fans think of this matchup as more than just a mere football game.

Until a few years ago, many Bulldog fans made memorable trips to Lexington, Kentucky, when the game was held in late October and often at night. The Georgia faithful would watch horse races at Keeneland during the day and their Dogs at Stoll Field, and later Commonwealth Stadium, at night.

This every-other-year ritual ended in 2003 when the game moved to the month of November,a time of the year when Keeneland is closed.

Nevertheless, there is some rich football history between the Dogs and the Wildcats.

Facing Kentucky every season since 1956, Georgia has played only five other schools more than the Wildcats. In the 62 games, there have been thrilling victories, intriguing developments, and rare occurrences that make the Georgia-Kentucky football series more appealing than the average college football fan would expect.

I countdown, what are in my opinion, the 10 greatest Georgia-Kentucky games in history:

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