What a difference one year makes: UGA 2016 vs. 2017

By: George Marshalek

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ATHENS, Ga. - You're not dreaming.

The Georgia Bulldogs are just one win away from playing for the National Championship.

The Dawgs, coming off an impressive 28-7 victory over Auburn in the SEC Championship, face Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1

The winner moves onto Atlanta and the College Football Playoff National Championship.


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Now, be honest, who would have thought that was possible just a year ago?

How about on Oct. 30, 2016, when UGA was just 4-4 and coming off a 14-point loss to Florida?

Kirby Smart's team has come quite a long way in just one season.

Let's take a look back at 2016 vs. 2017.

2016 Georgia Bulldogs (8-5)

Sept. 3, 2016 
Georgia vs. North Carolina
Won 33-24 (1-0)

Sept. 10, 2016
Georgia vs. Nicolls State
Won 26-24 (2-0)

Sept. 17, 2016
Georgia at Missouri 
Won 28-27 (3-0)

Sept. 24, 2016
Georgia at Ole Miss
Lost 45-14 (3-1)

Oct. 1, 2016 
Georgia vs. Tennessee 
Lost 34-31 (3-2)

Oct. 9, 2016
Georgia at South Carolina
Won 28-14 (4-2)

Oct. 15, 2016
Georgia vs. Vanderbilt
Lost 17-16 (4-3)

Oct. 29, 2016
Georgia vs. Florida
Lost 24-10 (4-4)

Nov. 5, 2016
Georgia at Kentucky
Won 27-24 (5-4)

Nov. 12, 2016 
Georgia vs. Auburn
Won 13-7 (6-4)

Nov. 19, 2016
Georgia vs. UL Lafayette
Won 35-21 (7-4)

Nov. 26, 2016
Georgia vs. Georgia Tech
Lost 28-27 (7-5)

Dec. 30, 2016 
Georgia vs. TCU - Liberty Bowl
Won 31-23 (8-5)

2017 Georgia Bulldogs (12-1)

Sept. 2, 2017
Georgia vs. Appalachian State
Won 31-10 (1-0)

Sept. 9, 2017
Georgia at Notre Dame
Won 20-19 (2-0)

Sept. 16, 2017
Georgia vs. Samford
Won 42-14 (3-0)

Sept. 23, 2017
Georgia vs. Mississippi State
Won 31-3 (4-0)

Sept. 30, 2017
Georgia at Tennessee 
Won 41-0 (5-0)

Oct. 7, 2017
Georgia at Vanderbilt
Won 45-14 (6-0)

Oct. 14, 2017
Georgia vs. Missouri
Won 53-28 (7-0)

Oct. 28, 2017
Georgia vs. Florida
Won 42-7 (8-0)

Nov. 4, 2017 
Georgia vs. South Carolina
Won 24-10 (9-0)

Nov. 11, 2017
Georgia at Auburn
Lost 40-17 (9-1)

Nov. 18, 2017
Georgia vs. Kentucky
Won 42-13 (10-1)

Nov. 25, 2017
Georgia at Georgia Tech
Won 38-7 (11-1)

Dec. 2, 2017
Georgia vs. Auburn - SEC Championship
Won 28-7 (12-1)

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