1916 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1916 The Citadel Bulldogs football
State champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916 record 6–1–1 (3–1 SIAA)
Head coach Harvey O'Brien (1st year)
Home stadium College Park Stadium
Seasons
« 1915 1917 »
1916 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech + 5 0 0     8 0 1
Tennessee + 6 0 1     8 0 1
Georgetown (KY) 1 0 0     2 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 1     7 1 1
Auburn 6 2 0     6 2 0
The Citadel 3 1 0     6 1 1
LSU 3 1 1     7 1 2
Georgia 4 2 0     6 3 0
Tulane 2 1 1     4 3 1
Kentucky 2 1 2     4 1 2
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
Sewanee 2 2 2     5 2 2
Transylvania 2 2 0     2 2 0
Mississippi A&M 3 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi College 2 3 0     4 3 0
Furman 1 4 0     4 5 0
Centre 0 1 2     5 1 3
Louisville 0 2 1     2 3 1
Howard 0 1 0     0 1 0
Wofford 0 2 0     2 7 0
Mercer 0 3 0     1 6 0
Chattanooga 0 4 0     3 5 0
Florida 0 4 0     0 5 0
Ole Miss 0 6 0     3 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1916 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1916 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. Harvey O'Brien served as coach for the first season. The Bulldogs played as members of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association and played home games at College Park Stadium in Hampton Park. The Citadel claims a "State Championship" for 1916 by virtue of its wins over Presbyterian, Newberry, Wofford, Clemson, and South Carolina.[1][2][3]

Schedule[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Citadel Football Media Guide. The Citadel. p. 143. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Milestones". The Citadel Football Association. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Citadel Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 22, 2015.