1987 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1987 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1987 record 4–7 (1–5 SoCon)
Head coach Charlie Taaffe (1st season)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
(Capacity: 22,500)[1]
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Appalachian State $^   7 0         11 3  
#14 Marshall ^   4 2         10 5  
Furman   4 3         7 4  
Chattanooga   4 3         6 5  
VMI   2 4         4 7  
Western Carolina   2 4         4 7  
East Tennessee State   2 5         5 6  
The Citadel   1 5         4 7  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant

The 1987 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1987 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Charlie Taaffe 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.[2][3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 5 Wofford* Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, South Carolina W 38–0   11,470
September 12 at Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta L 12–51   31,211
September 19 Presbyterian* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina W 27–12   10,906
September 26 at Army* Mitchie StadiumWest Point, New York L 6–48   37,548
October 10 VMI Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina (Military Classic of the South) L 3–7   17,847
October 17 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, Tennessee L 19–22   8,973
October 24 at East Tennessee State Memorial CenterJohnson City, Tennessee L 21–24   9,682
October 31 Western Carolina Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina W 38–24   10,339
November 7 at Boston University* Nickerson FieldBoston W 34–7   2,103
November 14 Appalachian Statedagger Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina L 17–27   17,349
November 21 Furman Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina (Rivalry) L 13–58   15,579
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

NFL Draft selections[edit]

Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
1987 9 23 246 Greg Davis Tampa Bay Buccaneers K

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.