1959 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1959 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1959 record 8–2 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coach Eddie Teague (3rd year)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »
1959 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
VMI $ 5 0 1     8 1 1
The Citadel 5 1 0     8 2 0
Virginia Tech 3 1 0     6 4 0
Furman 3 2 0     3 7 0
Richmond 4 3 1     4 5 1
West Virginia 2 2 0     3 7 0
William & Mary 2 5 0     4 6 0
Davidson 0 5 0     1 8 0
George Washington 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1959 college football season. Eddie Teague served as head coach for the third 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 Newberry Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 48–0    
September 26 at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL L 6–47    
October 3 Davidson Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 13–7    
October 9 Wofford County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC W 40–8   8,000[4]
October 17 Richmond Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 8–7    
October 24 Furman Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) W 18–14    
October 31 at William & Mary Cary FieldWilliamsburg, VA W 38–13    
November 7 Presbyterian Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 8–0    
November 14 at VMI Alumni Field • Lexington, VA (Rivalry) L 8–32    
November 21 at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 20–14    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

NFL Draft selection[edit]

Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
1959 14 9 165 Pete Davidson Los Angeles Rams Tackle-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. 
  4. ^ Ed Campbell (October 10, 1959). "Cadets Rip Wofford 40-8". News and Courier (Charleston, SC). p. 2-B. Retrieved October 26, 2012.