2014 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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2014 The Citadel Bulldogs football
The Citadel Wordmark.png
Conference Southern Conference
2014 record 5–7 (3–4 SoCon)
Head coach Mike Houston (1st season)
Offensive scheme Triple Option
Home stadium Johnson Hagood Stadium
(Capacity: 21,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#8 Chattanooga $^   7 0         10 4  
Samford   5 2         7 4  
Western Carolina   5 2         7 5  
Wofford   4 3         6 5  
The Citadel   3 4         5 7  
Furman   2 5         3 9  
Mercer   1 6         6 6  
VMI   1 6         2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
As of poll=The Sports Network Poll[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Bulldogs were led by first year head coach Mike Houston and played their home games at Johnson Hagood Stadium. They played as members of the Southern Conference, as they have since 1936. They finished the season 5–7, 3–4 in SoCon play to finish in fifth place.

Schedule[edit]

For the fifth year in a row, home games in September were scheduled for a 6:00 p.m. kickoff rather than the traditional 2:00 p.m. kickoff.[2]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 p.m. No. 7 Coastal Carolina* Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC SDN L 16–31   10,828
September 6 7:30 p.m. at No. 1 (FBS) Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL RSN L 12–37   81,294
September 20 6:00 p.m. at Charleston Southern* Buccaneer FieldNorth Charleston, SC L 18–20   7,954
September 27 6:00 p.m. Gardner–Webb* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC SDN W 37–14   8,573
October 4 1:30 p.m. at Wofford Gibbs StadiumSpartanburg, SC ESPN3 L 13–17   9,259
October 11 2:00 p.m. Charlotte* Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC W 63–56 2OT  10,467
October 18 12:00 p.m. No. 17 Chattanooga Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC ASN L 14–34   8,037
October 25 2:00 p.m. at Western Carolina E. J. Whitmire StadiumCullowhee, NC L 15–29   13,323
November 1 4:00 p.m. at Mercer Moye ComplexMacon, GA ESPN3 W 28–26   10,271
November 8 2:00 p.m. Furmandagger Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) SDN W 42–35 OT  11,488
November 15 1:00 p.m. Samford Johnson Hagood Stadium • Charleston, SC SDN L 17–20   7,638
November 22 1:30 p.m. at VMI Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA (Military Classic of the South) ESPN3 W 45–25   7,097
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game summaries[edit]

Coastal Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Chanticleers 14 0 7 10 31
Bulldogs 0 0 3 13 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Florida State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 0 6 6 12
#1 Seminoles 14 14 6 3 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–5–1 2005 L 10–62

Charleston Southern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 3 7 8 18
Buccaneers 0 10 7 3 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–2 2013 L 29–32

Gardner–Webb[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Runnin' Bulldogs 0 7 7 0 14
Bulldogs 7 6 14 10 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Wofford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 3 3 7 0 13
Terriers 7 3 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
40–25–1 2013 L 10–21

Charlotte[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
49ers 7 17 7 18 7 0 56
Bulldogs 21 14 0 14 7 7 63
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Chattanooga[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Mocs 14 17 3 0 34
Bulldogs 0 0 7 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–27–2 2013 L 24–28

Western Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 8 0 0 7 15
Catamounts 7 0 14 8 29
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–15–1 2013 W 28–21

Mercer[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 14 14 0 0 28
Bears 10 0 10 6 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–4–1 1931 L 0–26

Furman[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Paladins 21 7 0 7 0 35
Bulldogs 13 15 0 7 7 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
32–58–3 2013 L 17–24

Samford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bulldogs (Sam) 0 7 0 13 20
Bulldogs (Cit) 0 0 7 10 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3 2013 W 28–26

VMI[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 17 21 0 45
Keydets 0 13 6 6 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
37–30–2 2013 W 31–10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Sports Network FCS Poll". The Sports Network. 
  2. ^ "2014 Bulldog Football Schedule". The Citadel Department of Athletics. Retrieved February 15, 2014.