The Citadel Bulldogs football, 1910–19

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The Citadel Bulldogs football teams represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The program was established in 1905. Their primary rivals are Furman University and Virginia Military Institute (VMI). The games against VMI were dubbed the Military Classic of the South in 1976. The trophy for the game, the Silver Shako, was also introduced in 1976.

Contents: 1910 - 1911 - 1912 - 1913 - 1914 - 1915 - 1916 - 1917 - 1918 - 1919


1910[edit]

1910 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1910 record 3–4 (1–3 SIAA)
Head coach Sam Costen (2nd year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1909 1911 »
Date Opponent Site Result
October 16 Clemson College Park StadiumCharleston, SC L 0–32  
October 22 College of Charleston* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–11  
October 29 at Wake Forest Wake Forest, NC W 9–5  
November 5 vs. Florida Jacksonville, FL L 2–6  
November 12 Mercer College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–21  
November 24 South Carolina* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 5–0  
December 3 Charleston Navy* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 10–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1911[edit]

1911 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1911 record 5–2–2 (1–2 SIAA)
Head coach L. S. LeTellier (1st year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1910 1912 »
Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 at Florida Gaineville, FL L 3–15  
October 17 at Mercer Macon, GA W 5–0 OT 
October 21 College of Charleston* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 21–0  
November 4 Clemson L 0–18  
November 11 College of Charleston* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 21–3  
November 18 Porter Military Academy* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 6–0  
November 30 South Carolina* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC T 0–0  
December 2 Charleston Navy* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC T 0–0  
December 9 Parris Island Marines* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 17–10  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1912[edit]

1912 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1912 record 3–4 (0–3 SIAA)
Head coach L. S. LeTellier (2nd year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1911 1913 »
Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Fort Moultrie* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 1–0[a]  
October 5 Georgia Tech College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 6–20  
October 12 at Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 0–33  
October 19 Porter Military Academy* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 66–0  
October 26 at Clemson Bowman Field • Calhoun, SC L 14–52  
November 9 College of Charleston* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 40–0  
November 28 at South Carolina* Columbia, SC L 2–26  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.
  1. ^ The Citadel won by forfeit

1913[edit]

1913 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1913 record 3–4–2 (0–2 SIAA)
Head coach George Rogers (1st year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1912 1914 »
Date Opponent Site Result
September 27 Charleston Navy* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 34–0  
October 4 Georgia Tech* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L   
October 11 Porter Military Academy* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC T 0–0  
October 18 College of Charleston* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 72–0[a]  
October 25 Mercer* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC T 7–7  
November 1 Furman* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) W 75–0  
November 8 Clemson College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 3–7  
November 15 at Florida Gainesville, FL L 13–18  
November 26 at South Carolina* Columbia, SC L 13–42  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.
  1. ^ College of Charleston would play only one more game before discontinuing football at the school.

1914[edit]

1914 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1914 record 2–5 (0–3 SIAA)
Head coach George Rogers (2nd year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1913 1915 »
Date Opponent Site Result
October 3 at Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 0–13  
October 10 Porter Military Academy* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 12–0  
October 24 vs. Davidson* Charlotte, NC L 0–16  
October 31 Clemson College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–14  
November 7 at Newberry* Newberry, SC W 14–13  
November 14 Florida College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–7  
November 26 at South Carolina* Columbia, SC L 6–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1915[edit]

1915 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1915 record 5–3 (2–3 SIAA)
Head coach George Rogers (3rd year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1914 1916 »
Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Charleston Navy* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 46–0  
October 2 at North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC L 7–14  
October 9 Porter Military Academy* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 54–0  
October 16 Georgia College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–39  
October 23 vs. Presbyterian Columbia, South Carolina W 14–0  
November 6 Newberry* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 48–3  
November 13 at Florida Gainesville, FL L 0–6  
November 25 at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 3–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1916[edit]

1916 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916 record 6–1–1 (4–1 SIAA)
Head coach Harvey O'Brien (1st year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1915 1917 »
Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 at Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 0–6  
October 7 Charleston Navy* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 35–0  
October 14 Presbyterian College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 34–7  
October 21 at Davidson* Davidson, NC T 7–7  
October 28 at Newberry* Newberry, SC W 21–14  
November 4 Wofford College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 37–0  
November 16 vs. Clemson County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC W 3–0  
November 30 at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 20–2  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1917[edit]

1917 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1917 record 3–3 (1–3 SIAA)
Head coach Harvey O'Brien (2nd year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1916 1918 »
Date Opponent Site Result
October 6 Charleston Navy* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 19–7  
October 13 at Presbyterian Clinton, SC L 0–7  
October 20 Erskine College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 18–7  
November 3 Newberry* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 32–  
November 8 vs. Clemson County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC L 0–20  
November 29 at South Carolina* Columbia, SC L 0–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1918[edit]

1918 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1918 record 0–2–1 (0–1–1 SIAA)
Head coach Harvey O'Brien (3rd year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1917 1919 »

The 1918 season was interrupted by World War I, resulting in just a three game schedule for the Bulldogs, all taking place after Armistice Day.

Date Opponent Site Result
November 16 vs. Clemson Columbia, SC L 0–7  
November 23 Charleston Navy* College Park StadiumCharleston, SC L 0–6  
November 28 vs. South Carolina County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC T 0–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

1919[edit]

1919 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1919 record 4–4–1 (2–4–1 SIAA)
Head coach George Rogers (4th year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1918 1920 »

George Rogers returned to lead the Bulldogs for the 1919 season after a three-year absence. His second tenure as head coach lasted just one season.

Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 at Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 0–28  
October 11 Presbyterian College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 12–7  
October 18 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC L 0–12  
October 25 USS Mercy* College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 13–12  
November 1 at Furman Manly FieldGreenville, SC (Rivalry) L 6–21  
November 8 at Newberry* Newberry, SC W 41–0  
November 13 Clemson College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–33  
November 22 Oglethorpe College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC T 0–0  
November 27 at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 14–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

1. 2011 Citadel Football Media Guide. The Citadel. pp. 143–144. Retrieved December 9, 2012.