Georgia vs. Nebraska: Orlando bowl game history not kind to Bulldogs

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The Bulldogs head to Orlando for their bowl game, a location that has seen some decidedly mixed results for UGA.

The No. 7 Georgia Bulldogs head to Miami in January to face the No. 16 Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Capital One Bowl, and in the buildup to the occasion SB Nation's Georgia blog Dawg Sports is taking a look at some Bulldogs history.

They start with the 1969 Sun Bowl, the first meeting between Nebraska and Georgia. That one was decidedly in Nebraska's favor, as the Bulldogs' late-season slide continued into the postseason. The 'Dawgs went 0-3-1 in their final four games before losing to Nebraska, 45-6.

The 1974 Tangerine Bowl is next up on the list, and marks Georgia's first bowl game in Orlando. They faced Miami University, and that contest didn't go much better for Georgia. Turnovers hampered their effort, and the Bulldogs posted a 21-10 loss.

The next trip to Orlando was the 1984 Citrus Bowl, and the result was something of an improvement. They tied the Florida St. Seminoles, 17-17, after giving up a late touchdown and coming up short on a monster field goal.

The Bulldogs finally found a win in Orlando in 1993, when they entered the Citrus Bowl against the Ohio St. Buckeyes. The final score was 21-14, but the action on the field was significantly more lopsided than the score would indicate.

Don't miss the full posts over at Dawg Sports, each of which has a detailed rundown of the game itself and info from the season preceding it.

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