The story of Georgia versus Cincinnati Football

Our future Peach Bowl rivals, the Georgia Bulldogs, have already played two meetings against the Cincinnati Bearcats.

Georgia has won both times (1942, 1976).

As early as 1942, Georgia brought the Bearcats to the woodshed behind Nippert Stadium and beat the Cincinnati boys 35-13.

No shame The 1942 UGA soccer team won the national championship.

Georgia was trained by the legendary Wally Butts and continued its win in Cincinnati with a 21-10 win over Alabama No. 3.

The following week they hosted Florida and were 75-0 with them.

They beat rival Georgia Tech 34-0. (Incidentally, Georgia-Georgia Tech has the most famous rivalry game in the country: “Clean, old-fashioned hatred”).

Georgia ended the season in style, banning UCLA from the Rose Bowl.

It was in that Georgia roster that 1942 Heisman Trophy winner Frank Sinkwich (the SEC’s first Heisman winner) took snaps, so Cincinnati was no shame in that defeat.

The Bearcats had another blast in Georgia in 1976. This time the game took place in Athens, but the result was the same.

Georgia whipped Cincinnati 31-17 amid an SEC championship campaign that ended with a trip to the Sugar Bowl.

Let’s hope the third time is the attraction for the Bearcats.

I can’t find any footage from either game, so I’m going to include a video of Georgia’s mascot Uga taking a bite out of an Auburn receiver.

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