Georgia Trend - March 2002

The Man Who Broke The Drought

November 30, 1957 was a sub-freezing but delightful afternoon for Bulldog fans at Grant Field. A stiff wind was blowing out of the northeast as some 40,000 fans — mostly Tech partisans — came to see if Tech could make it nine consecutive victories over Georgia or if the Dogs would find a way to break the drought. They did, thanks to Theron Coleman Sapp, a mighty fullback out of Lanier High School in Macon.