1996 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1996 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1996 record 4–7 (3–5 SoCon)
Head coach Don Powers (1st season)
Offensive scheme Option
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
(Capacity: 22,500)[1]
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Marshall $^   8 0         15 0  
#8t East Tennessee State ^   7 1         10 3  
#13 Furman ^   6 2         9 4  
#25 Appalachian State   5 3         7 4  
The Citadel   3 5         4 7  
Georgia Southern   2 6         4 7  
VMI   2 6         3 8  
Chattanooga   2 6         3 8  
Western Carolina   1 7         4 7  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 1996 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Don Powers 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 7 at No. 11 Miami (FL)* Miami Orange BowlMiami L 6–52   35,747
September 14 Richmond* Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, South Carolina W 13–10   13,069
September 21 Western Carolina Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina W 28–14   10,362
September 28 at No. 4 Appalachian State Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, North Carolina L 20–34   13,231
October 12 East Tennessee State Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina L 20–41   16,212
October 19 at No. 11 Furman Paladin StadiumGreenville, South Carolina (Rivalry) L 25–35   11,975
October 26 Georgia Southern Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina W 35–20   9,427
November 2 at No. 1 Marshall Marshall University StadiumHuntington, West Virginia L 25–56   22,038
November 9 Chattanoogadagger Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina W 16–13   17,914
November 16 at VMI Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, Virginia (Military Classic of the South) L 27–34 OT  7,478
November 23 Wofford* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina L 21–26   9,876
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time..

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.