Consecutive years the Hawks have failed to reach the conference finals.
Football wins—most in the nation—for Valdosta High, which has had 23 undefeated seasons.
Years in which All-SEC defensive end Billy Payne helped Georgia win the conference title; Payne later led the effort to bring Atlanta the 1996 Olympics.
On Nov. 8, 1980, the Bulldogs trailed Florida 21-20 and faced third-and-11 on their eight-yard line with 1:32 to play when Buck Belue hit wideout Lindsay Scott for a 93-yard TD that gave the Dawgs a 26-21 win and sparked Georgia's run to the national title. Larry Munson's radio call is almost as famous as the play: "Run Lindsay...Lindsay Scott!...Lindsay Scott!...Lindsay Scott!"