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1980 Georgia National Champs Football Onesie

$20.00

DTG0050

The Story

The Bulldogs were ranked No. 1 at 11–0 as they were invited to play a traditional football power, coach Dan Devine's Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9–1–1) in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, La. on January 1, 1981.With the score tied 3–3, Running Back Herschel Walker took center stage after Notre Dame failed to properly field a kickoff. Two plays later, Walker dove over the top for a 1-yard touchdown run to give UGA a 10–3 lead. He took advantage of more Irish misfortune as a Notre Dame fumble set Georgia up at the Irish 22-yard line. Three plays later, Walker was in the end zone again for a 17–3 lead. Georgia held on to win, 17–10. Walker, who suffered a dislocated left shoulder very early in the game, managed to rush 36 times for 150 yards, including a longest run of 23 yards.At the season's conclusion, Walker helped his Georgia Bulldogs complete a 12–0 record as the Associated Press voted the University of Georgia No. 1 with 58½ first place votes to Pittsburgh's 3½. Walker and his teammates were also voted National Champions by the United Press International Poll—which listed Georgia with 36 first place votes to Pitt's three.

The onesie version of our classic tee. 5.0 oz., 100% combed ringspun cotton in a 1x1 baby rib Flatlock seams Double-needle rib binding on neck, shoulders, sleeves and leg openings Reinforced three-snap closure on binding CPSIA Compliant

    • 100% soft jersey cotton
    • Double-needle rib binding for durability
    • Reinforced three-snap closure 
    • Printed in New York