The Citadel to visit Florida State

The Sports NetworkFebruary 3, 2014 

Charleston, SC ( - The Citadel will play BCS national champion Florida State and six home games as part of head coach Mike Houston's first season this year.

The Southern Conference school announced a 12-game schedule on Monday, including the Sept. 6 visit to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and his Florida State teammates.

The Citadel's home schedule at Johnson Hagood Stadium will include non- conference opponents Coastal Carolina (Aug. 30) and Gardner-Webb (Sept. 27) from the Big South and independent program Charlotte (Oct. 11).

Within their SoCon schedule, the Bulldogs will host all three 2013 tri- champions, Chattanooga (Oct. 18), Furman (Nov. 8, Homecoming) and Samford (Nov. 15).

The Bulldogs are coming off a 5-7 season, including 4-4 in the SoCon. Houston was hired on Jan. 9.

2014 The Citadel Football Schedule

Aug. 30, Coastal Carolina

Sept. 6, at Florida State

Sept. 20, at Charleston Southern

Sept. 27, Gardner-Webb

Oct. 4, at Wofford*

Oct. 11, Charlotte

Oct. 18, Chattanooga*

Oct. 25, at Western Carolina*

Nov. 1, at Mercer*

Nov. 8, Furman* (Homecoming)

Nov. 15, Samford*

Nov. 22, at VMI*

* - Southern Conference game

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