1946 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1946 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1946 record 3–5 (1–5 SoCon)
Head coach J. Quinn Decker (1st season)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
← 1942
1947 →
1946 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 North Carolina $ 4 0 1     8 2 1
William & Mary 7 1 0     8 2 0
No. 18 NC State 6 1 0     8 3 0
South Carolina 4 2 0     5 3 0
Duke 3 2 0     4 5 0
Richmond 3 2 2     6 2 2
VPI 3 3 2     3 4 3
VMI 2 3 1     4 5 1
George Washington 1 1 0     4 3 0
Clemson 2 3 0     4 5 0
Wake Forest 2 3 0     6 3 0
Maryland 2 5 0     3 6 0
Furman 1 4 0     2 8 0
Washington and Lee 1 4 0     2 6 0
The Citadel 1 5 0     3 5 0
Davidson 1 5 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1946 college football season. J. Quinn Decker served as head coach for the first season. The Bulldogs played as members of the Southern Conference and played home games at Johnson Hagood Stadium. This was the first team fielded since 1942 due to World War II.[1][2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 28 Presbyterian Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 7–6    
October 5 William & Mary Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC L 12–51    
October 12 at Newberry Setzler FieldNewberry, SC W 28–7    
October 19 Furman Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) L 0–14    
November 1 vs. South Carolina County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC L 7–19    
November 9 George Washington Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–18    
November 16 at VMI Alumni Field • Lexington, VA (Rivalry) L 7–26    
November 23 vs. Davidson Charlotte, NC W 21–13    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Citadel Football Media Guide. The Citadel. p. 143. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Milestones". The Citadel Football Association. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Citadel Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 2, 2016.