Ray Goff

Ray Goff spent 18 years as a coach in the SEC. He spent two seasons at South Carolina before returning to Georgia for the final 16 years of his career.

Goff, who played quarterback at Georgia under Vince Dooley from 1974-1976, coached in the collegiate ranks for 18 seasons as an assistant coach and head coach.

Goff spent two seasons as an assistant at South Carolina before returning to Athens in 1981. He was hired by the Bulldogs to coach the tight ends, running backs and serve as recruiting coordinator. When Dooley retired after the 1988 season, Goff, then just 33 years-old, surprisingly was chosen to succeed him.

Goff experienced moderate success as the head coach of the Bulldogs. His teams won just six games and four games in 1989 and 1990, respectively. 1991 and 1992 were his best seasons with Georgia going 9-3 and 10-2 and earning two bowl wins.

Goff was fired at the end of the 1995 season after going 6-6.

Coaching History Team Years
Head Coach Georgia Bulldogs 1989-1995
Assistant Coach Georgia Bulldogs 1981-1988
Assistant Coach South Carolina Gamecocks 1979-1980

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