1997 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1997 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1997 record 6–5 (4–4 SoCon)
Head coach Don Powers (2nd season)
Offensive scheme Option
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
(Capacity: 21,000)[1]
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#8 Georgia Southern $^   7 1         10 3  
#15 Appalachian State   6 2         7 4  
East Tennessee State   5 3         7 4  
Furman   5 3         7 4  
The Citadel   4 4         6 5  
Chattanooga   4 4         7 4  
Western Carolina   3 5         3 8  
Wofford   2 6         3 7  
VMI   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 1997 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1997 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Don Powers served as head coach for the second 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 6 Newberry* Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 33–13   14,733
September 13 South Florida* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 10–7   12,154
September 20 at Western Carolina E.J. Whitmire StadiumCullowhee, NC L 25–45   9,720
September 27 No. 6 Appalachian State Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC L 15–40   6,093
October 4 at No. 23 (Div-IAAir Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO L 3–17   42,536
October 11 at No. 8 East Tennessee State Memorial CenterJohnson City, TN W 23–20 OT  7,039
October 18 No. 8 Furman Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) L 7–21   11,245
October 25 at No. 16 Georgia Southern Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA L 7–49   14,731
November 1 Wofford Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 7–3   10,857
November 8 at No. 23 Chattanooga Finley StadiumChattanooga, TN W 7–3   7,209
November 15 VMIdagger Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Military Classic of the South) W 28–6   17,954
*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.