There have been many Bulldog songs through the years and at least two collections dating back to 1909 have been published, but none have enjoyed more acceptance than “Glory, Glory.” A 375-member marching band. In the 1890’s, the playing field was located only yards from the Chapel and first year students were compelled to ring the bell until midnight in celebration of a Bulldog victory.
Today, students, alumni, and townspeople still rush to the Chapel to ring the bell after a gridiron victory.
” A reference to Sanford Stadium that dates back to the early 1930’s.
A major wire-service used the phrase in its story of Georgia’s victory over Notre Dame and many newspapers picked it up in glaring headlines across the country proclaiming “How ‘Bout Them Dogs!
In 1963 after becoming the Bulldogs’ Head Football Coach, Vince Dooley redesigned the football uniform choosing a red helmet with a black “G” on a white background as the dominant feature of the new uniform for the 1964 season.
He discussed with his staff that a forward-looking “G” would be an appropriate emblem for the helmet of the Georgia team.
He was also the only mascot to make it to the Final Four basketball tournament.
Silver Britches were an innovation of Coach Wally Butts, who took over as head coach in 1939.