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1961 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

The 1961 The Citadel Bulldogs football team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 1961 NCAA football season. The Bulldogs were led by fifth year head coach Eddie Teague and played their home games at Johnson Hagood Stadium. They played as members of the Southern Conference, as they have since 1936. In 1961, The Citadel won its first Southern Conference championship.

1961 The Citadel Bulldogs football
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SoCon champion
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1961 record7–3 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coachEddie Teague (5th season)
Home stadiumJohnson Hagood Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
The Citadel $ 5 1 0     7 3 0
Richmond 5 2 0     5 5 0
VMI 4 2 0     6 4 0
West Virginia 2 1 0     4 6 0
Furman 2 2 0     7 3 0
George Washington 3 4 0     3 6 0
VPI 2 3 0     4 5 0
Davidson 1 4 0     4 4 0
William & Mary 1 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

After the season, the Bulldogs declined two bowl invitations. The first to be offered was the Tangerine Bowl. The Citadel had appeared in the previous edition of this small-college bowl in 1960 and elected to decline the repeat trip. Later, the Bulldogs declined an invitation to the Aviation Bowl.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 16at Memphis State*L 0-40
September 23George WashingtonL 13-17
September 30DavidsonW 20-12
October 7RichmondW 24-6
October 14at William & MaryW 10-8
October 21FurmanW 9-8
October 28at Xavier*W 7-6
November 4at VMIW 14-8
November 11at Florida State*L 8-44
November 18Arkansas State* W 28-6
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming

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Memphis StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1958 CIT 28–26

George WashingtonEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–7 1960 GW 19–14

DavidsonEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–18–4 1960 CIT 21–15

RichmondEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–4 1960 CIT 24–12

William & MaryEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 1960 CIT 14–0

FurmanEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
9–28–3 1960 CIT 7–6

XavierEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

VMIEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–14–1 1960 VMI 20–6

Florida StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2–1 1960 T 0–0

Arkansas StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1960 CIT 22–21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Citadel Football - 2011 Media Guide". Catalog.e-digitaleditions.com. Retrieved November 25, 2011.