South Carolina State Bulldogs football

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South Carolina State Bulldogs football
2015 South Carolina State Bulldogs football team
South Carolina State Bulldogs logo.png
First season 1907
Head coach Oliver Pough
14th year, 105–47 (.691)
Home stadium Oliver C. Dawson Stadium
Stadium capacity 22,000
Stadium surface Fieldturf
Location Orangeburg, South Carolina
Conference MEAC

Garnet and Blue

Mascot Bulldogs

The South Carolina State Bulldogs are the college football team representing the South Carolina State University. The Bulldogs play in NCAA Division I Football Championship as a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). The Bulldogs lead the MEAC in conference championships.

Conference Championships[edit]

1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1994, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014[1]

Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs results[edit]

The Bulldogs have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs six times with a record of 2–6.

Year Round Opponent Result
1981 Quarterfinals
Tennessee State
Idaho State
W 26–25 OT
L 12–41
1982 First Round
Louisiana Tech
W 17–0
L 17–19
2008 First Round Appalachian State L 21–37
2009 First Round Appalachian State L 13–20
2010 First Round Georgia Southern L 16–41
2013 First Round Furman L 20–30

College Football Hall of Fame members[edit]

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

Over 40 South Carolina State alumni have played in the NFL,[2] including:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "All-Time Football Champions". 
  2. ^ "South Carolina St. Players/Alumni". 

External links[edit]