This Saturday, Bill Curry will bring his fourth different school into Neyland Stadium to take on the Tennessee Volunteers. It will also be the last time he does so. Curry, the current and only head coach in Georgia State history, has led 3 other schools onto Shield-Watkins Field: Georgia Tech, Alabama, and Kentucky.
Curry has an overall record of 5-11-1 against UT while being a head coach. His most successful run against the Vols was from 1987-89 while head coach at Alabama, going 3-0 against UT. His record against UT while at Georgia Tech was 2-4-1. Three of those seasons saw GT compete as an Independent before moving to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Curry, however, was unable to beat the Vols as head coach of Kentucky, going 0-7.
Curry stepped down from coaching in 1996 after his Wildcats went 26-52 during his 7 seasons at the helm. He accepted the position of Georgia State’s first ever head coach in 2008. The Panthers did not begin competing on the gridiron until the 2010 season. He has overseen the program’s birth and seen it go from a FCS Independent to a full member of the FBS Sun Belt Conference in 2013. Curry announced earlier in 2012 that this season will be his last as the Panther’s head coach.
Tennessee will face Curry and Georgia State tomorrow at Neyland Stadium. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. at can be seen on Pay-Per-View.
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