1939 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1939 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1939 record 3–8 (0–4 SoCon)
Head coach Tatum Gressette (8th year)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Duke $ 5 0 0     8 1 0
#12 Clemson 4 0 0     9 1 0
North Carolina 5 1 0     8 1 1
VMI 3 1 1     6 3 1
Richmond 3 1 1     7 1 2
Furman 3 3 0     5 4 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     7 3 0
William & Mary 1 1 1     6 2 1
NC State 2 4 0     2 8 0
Washington and Lee 1 2 0     3 4 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 1
VPI 1 4 1     4 5 1
Davidson 1 7 0     2 7 0
Maryland 0 1 0     2 7 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1939 college football season. Tatum Gressette served as head coach for the eighth season. The Bulldogs played as members of the Southern Conference and played home games at Johnson Hagood Stadium.[1][2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 23 at North Carolina* Chapel Hill, NC L 0–50    
September 30 at Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (The Bulldog Gridiron) L 0–26    
October 7 Presbyterian* Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 12–7    
October 14 Furman Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) L 0–7    
October 20 at George Washington Griffith StadiumWashington, DC L 7–13    
October 28 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, VA L 0–19    
November 4 at Davidson Richardson StadiumDavidson, NC L 14–22    
November 11 at No. 1 Tennessee* Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN L 0–34    
November 18 at Sewanee Sewanee, TN L 7–14    
November 25 at Erskine* Due West, SC W 34–0    
December 2 vs. Wofford* Wilmington, NC W 21–2    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

NFL Draft selection[edit]

Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
1939 13 1 111 Andy Sabados Chicago Cardinals Guard

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Citadel Football Media Guide. The Citadel. p. 143. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Milestones". The Citadel Football Association. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Citadel Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 2, 2016.