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January 1, 1977 • Louisiana Superdome • New Orleans, LA • ABC • 11:30 AM CST
1 Pittsburgh Panthers 43rd Sugar Bowl 5 Georgia Bulldogs
Pittsburgh Panthers Main Logo - NCAA Division I.png 27
Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
Panthers 7 14 3 3 27
Bulldogs 0 0 3 0 3
3


Attendance - 76,117

Previous: 1975

Next: 1978

First Quarter
  • PITT - Matt Cavanaugh 6 yard run (Carson Long kick)
Second Quarter
  • PITT - Gordon Jones 59 yard pass from Matt Cavanaugh (Carson Long kick)
  • PITT - Tony Dorsett 11 yard run (Carson Long kick)
Third Quarter
  • UGA - Allan Leavitt 25 yard field goal
  • PITT - Carson Long 42 yard field goal
Fourth Quarter
  • PITT - Carson Long 31 yard field goal

Statistics

Statistics PITT UGA
First Downs 24 14
Yards Rushing 66-288 40-135
Yards Passing 192 46
Passing: Comp-Att-Int 10-18-0 3-22-4
Returns
Punts-Average 5-36.8 8-42.1
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 4-2
Penalties-Yards 6-66 4-40

References

  • No Palm Beach Post.
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