1953 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1953 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1953 record 2–7 (1–3 SoCon)
Head coach John D. McMillan (1st year)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
« 1952 1954 »
1953 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 West Virginia $ 4 0 0     8 2 0
Furman 2 0 0     7 2 0
George Washington 4 2 0     5 4 0
William & Mary 3 2 0     5 4 1
Richmond 3 3 0     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 3 3 0     5 5 0
VMI 3 3 0     5 5 0
Washington and Lee 2 4 0     4 6 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     2 7 0
Davidson 0 5 0     0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1953 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1953 college football season. John D. McMillan 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.[1][2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 6–54    
September 26 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC L 0–25    
October 2 Furman Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC (Rivalry) L 0–27    
October 10 VMI Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) L 0–14    
October 17 vs. Florida Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL L 0–60    
October 24 Presbyterian Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 20–14    
October 30 vs. Virginia Tech Victory StadiumRoanoke, VA L 0–22    
November 14 Clemson Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC L 13–24    
November 21 at Davidson Richardson StadiumDavidson, NC W 38–14    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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.