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2014 The Citadel Bulldogs football team

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.

2014 The Citadel Bulldogs football
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ConferenceSouthern Conference
2014 record5–7 (3–4 SoCon)
Head coachMike Houston (1st season)
Offensive schemeTriple Option
Home stadiumJohnson 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

ScheduleEdit

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]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:00 p.m.No. 7 Coastal Carolina*SDNL 16–3110,828
September 67:30 p.m.at No. 1 (FBS) Florida State*RSNL 12–3781,294
September 206:00 p.m.at Charleston Southern*L 18–207,954
September 276:00 p.m.Gardner–Webb*
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium
  • Charleston, SC
SDNW 37–148,573
October 41:30 p.m.at WoffordESPN3L 13–179,259
October 112:00 p.m.Charlotte*
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium
  • Charleston, SC
W 63–56 2OT10,467
October 1812:00 p.m.No. 17 Chattanooga
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium
  • Charleston, SC
ASNL 14–348,037
October 252:00 p.m.at Western CarolinaL 15–2913,323
November 14:00 p.m.at MercerESPN3W 28–2610,271
November 82:00 p.m.Furman 
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium
  • Charleston, SC (Rivalry)
SDNW 42–35 OT11,488
November 151:00 p.m.Samford
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium
  • Charleston, SC
SDNL 17–207,638
November 221:30 p.m.at VMIESPN3W 45–257,097

Game summariesEdit

Coastal CarolinaEdit

1 234Total
#7 Chanticleers 14 0710 31
Bulldogs 0 0313 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Florida StateEdit

1 234Total
Bulldogs 0 066 12
#1 Seminoles 14 1463 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–5–1 2005 L 10–62

Charleston SouthernEdit

1 234Total
Bulldogs 0 378 18
Buccaneers 0 1073 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–2 2013 L 29–32

Gardner–WebbEdit

1 234Total
Runnin' Bulldogs 0 770 14
Bulldogs 7 61410 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

WoffordEdit

1 234Total
Bulldogs 3 370 13
Terriers 7 370 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
40–25–1 2013 L 10–21

CharlotteEdit

1 234OT2OTTotal
49ers 7 1771870 56
Bulldogs 21 1401477 63
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

ChattanoogaEdit

1 234Total
#17 Mocs 14 1730 34
Bulldogs 0 077 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–27–2 2013 L 24–28

Western CarolinaEdit

1 234Total
Bulldogs 8 007 15
Catamounts 7 0148 29
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–15–1 2013 W 28–21

MercerEdit

1 234Total
Bulldogs 14 1400 28
Bears 10 0106 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–4–1 1931 L 0–26

FurmanEdit

1 234OTTotal
Paladins 21 7070 35
Bulldogs 13 15077 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
32–58–3 2013 L 17–24

SamfordEdit

1 234Total
• Bulldogs (Sam) 0 7013 20
Bulldogs (Cit) 0 0710 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3 2013 W 28–26

VMIEdit

1 234Total
Bulldogs 7 17210 45
Keydets 0 1366 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
37–30–2 2013 W 31–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Sports Network FCS Poll". The Sports Network.
  2. ^ "2014 Bulldog Football Schedule". The Citadel Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on 2014-02-23. Retrieved February 15, 2014.