Wally Butts

Butts spent 22 years at the helm of the Georgia program, winning 140 games, two national titles and four SEC championships.

Butts won 140 games as the head coach at Georgia, leading the Bulldogs to two national championships and four SEC titles.

Butts arrived in Athens in 1938 as an assistant to Joel Hunt. After a 5-4-1 season, Hunt left and Butts was elevated to head coach prior to the 1939 season. He held the position for 22 seasons.

Butts led the Bulldogs to national championships in 1942 and 1946, and SEC titles in 1942, 1946, 1948 and 1959. Butts coached Heisman Trophy winner Frank Sinkwich in 1942. His career record at Georgia was 140-86-9.

Coaching History Team Years
Head Coach Georgia Bulldogs 1939-1960
Assistant Coach Georgia Bulldogs 1938

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