1981 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1981 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1981 record 7–3–1 (4–2–1 SoCon)
Head coach Art Baker (4th season)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
(Capacity: 22,500)[1]
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Furman $ 5 2 0     8 3 0
VMI 3 1 1     6 3 1
East Tennessee State 4 2 0     6 5 0
Chattanooga 3 2 1     7 3 1
The Citadel 3 2 1     7 3 1
Western Carolina 3 4 0     4 7 0
Appalachian State 1 5 1     3 7 1
Marshall 1 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. Art Baker served as head coach for the fourth season. The Bulldogs played as members of the Southern Conference and played home games at Johnson Hagood Stadium.[2][3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 12 at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD L 7–17   18,135
September 19 Western Carolina Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 12–3   18,950
September 26 Appalachian State Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 34–30   17,250
October 3 at East Tennessee State Memorial CenterJohnson City, TN L 13–17   8,773
October 10 vs. VMI Foreman FieldNorfolk, VA (Military Classic of the South/Oyster Bowl) L 0–14   20,000
October 17 Davidson* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 23–3   12,890
October 24 Newberry* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 55–14   14,450
October 31 Presbyterian* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 21–3   10,850
November 7 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, TN T 28–28   10,132
November 14 Wofford* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 24–14   11,185
November 21 Furmandagger Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) W 35–18   20,150
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

NFL Draft selections[edit]

Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
1981 9 5 226 Stump Mitchell St. Louis Cardinals RB

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How Johnson Hagood Stadium Came To Be". citadelsports.com. Archived from the original on August 18, 2012. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ 2011 Citadel Football Media Guide. The Citadel. p. 152. Retrieved January 26, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Milestones". The Citadel Football Association. Retrieved January 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Citadel Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 26, 2016.