1988 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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1988 The Citadel Bulldogs football
Citadel Athletics Script.jpg
Conference Southern Conference
1988 record 8-4 (5–2 SoCon)
Head coach Charlie Taaffe (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Option
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
« 1987 1989 »
1988 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Furman +^ 6 1 0     13 2 0
Marshall +^ 6 1 0     11 2 0
The Citadel ^ 5 2 0     8 4 0
Appalachian State 4 3 0     6 4 1
Chattanooga 3 3 0     4 7 0
VMI 1 5 0     2 9 0
East Tennessee State 1 6 0     2 9 0
Western Carolina 1 6 0     2 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant

The 1988 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1988 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Bulldogs were led by second year head coach Charlie Taaffe and played their home games at Johnson Hagood Stadium. They played as members of the Southern Conference, as they have since 1936. In 1988, The Citadel made its first appearance in the I-AA playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 3 at Appalachian State Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC L 14–38  
September 10 Presbyterian* Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 35–9  
September 17 at Duke* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 41–17  
September 24 Navy* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 42–35  
October 1 at Western Carolina E.J. Whitmire StadiumCullowhee, NC W 27–21  
October 15 Chattanooga Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 23–17  
October 22 Boston University* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 24–13  
October 29 East Tennessee State Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 48–21  
November 5 Marshall Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 20–3  
November 12 VMI Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Military Classic of the South) W 31–20  
November 19 at Furman Paladin StadiumGreenville, SC (Rivalry) L 17–30  
November 26 at Georgia Southern* Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA (I-AA Quarterfinals) L 20–38  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time..

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Game notes[edit]

Appalachian State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–10 1987 ASU, 27–17

Presbyterian[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
46–11–1 1987 CIT, 27–12

Duke[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Navy[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–6 1982 Navy, 28–3

Western Carolina[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
8–4–1 1987 CIT, 38–24

Chattanooga[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–14–2 1987 UTC, 22–19

Boston University[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1987 CIT, 34–7

East Tennessee State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–6 1987 ETSU, 21–24

Marshall[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
4–2 1985 MU, 17–14

VMI[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
20–25–2 1987 VMI, 7–3

Furman[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
23–41–3 1987 FU, 58–13

Georgia Southern[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Citadel Football - 2011 Media Guide. The Citadel. p. 154. Retrieved 2012-06-28.