1977 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1977 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Conference
1977 record 5–6 (3–2 SoCon)
Head coach Bobby Ross (5th year)
Defensive coordinator Frank Beamer (1st year)
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Chattanooga + 4 1 0     9 1 1
VMI + 4 1 0     7 4 0
The Citadel 3 2 0     5 6 0
Furman 3 2 1     4 5 2
Western Carolina 2 2 1     6 4 1
Appalachian State 1 4 0     2 9 0
Marshall 0 5 0     2 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1977 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Bobby Ross served as head coach for the fifth 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 10 at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD L 2–21    
September 17 Western Carolina Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 20–0    
September 24 Wofford* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 7–0    
October 1 Presbyterian* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 13–7    
October 8 at Delaware* Delaware StadiumNewark, DE L 7–23    
October 15 at VMI Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA (Military Classic of the South) L 3–19    
October 22 East Carolina* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC L 16–34    
October 19 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, TN L 14–21    
November 5 William & Mary* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC L 13–14    
November 12 Appalachian State Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 28–20    
November 19 Furman Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) W 10–3    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

NFL Draft selections[edit]

Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
1977 11 25 304 Brian Ruff Baltimore Colts Linebacker

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Citadel Football Media Guide. The Citadel. p. 152. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Milestones". The Citadel Football Association. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Citadel Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 24, 2016.