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Saturday September 29, 2012On this date in Gators history: Sept. 29, 1951

Leon Hardeman Bobby Dodd brought his powerful Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to Gainesville and dismantled the Gators 27-0.

Tech marched down the field for a TD on the opening drive, then marched on that season -- led by All-America tailback Leon Hardeman -- to go and 11-0-1.

That record was good enough for a share the Southeastern Conference title with Tennessee and an eventual No. 5 ranking in the season's final poll.

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