1956 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1956 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1956 record 3–5–1 (1–3 SoCon)
Head coach John Sauer (2nd year)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »
1956 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
West Virginia $ 5 0 0     6 4 0
Virginia Tech 3 0 0     7 2 1
#17 George Washington 5 1 0     8 1 1
Davidson 2 2 1     5 3 1
Furman 2 2 0     2 8 0
VMI 2 3 1     3 6 1
Richmond 2 5 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     3 5 1
Washington and Lee 0 1 0     1 7 0
William & Mary 0 5 0     0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1956 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1956 college football season. John Sauer 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.[1][2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 22 Newberry Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC T 20–20    
September 29 Davidson Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 34–7    
October 6 Stetson Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 40–6    
October 12 at No. 17 Richmond City StadiumRichmond, VA L 3–7    
October 19 vs. Wofford County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC L 19–23    
October 27 at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC (Rivalry) L 0–7    
November 3 Presbyterian Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 20–13    
November 10 at Villanova Villanova StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 0–46    
November 17 George Washington Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC L 0–20    
*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.