Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns in just nine passing attempts, and No. 1 Clemson beat The Citadel 49-0 on Saturday.
Jordan McCloud threw for a touchdown, Noah Johnson ran for another, and South Florida beat The Citadel 27-6 on Saturday night to give Jeff Scott a win in his first game as a head coach.
Clemson will play The Citadel in its home opener on Sept. 19 as its plus-one nonconference game this season, the school announced Wednesday.
The Citadel will include a few XFL rules in its spring game March 7 in Charleston, South Carolina.
In this second installment, we're focusing on the most exciting upsets and near upsets of the year, from Georgia State's shocking win over Tennessee to Notre Dame's escape against Virginia Tech.
Nathan Walker scored two first-quarter touchdowns and Wofford beat The Citadel 31-11 on Saturday.
Nick Tiano passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a go-ahead score with 28 seconds left as Chattanooga rallied from a 14-point third-quarter deficit to beat The Citadel 34-33 on Saturday.
Brandon Rainey ran for 120 yards and a score and threw for another touchdown as The Citadel held off Mercer 35-24 to post its first winning record of the season on Saturday.
Brandon Rainey ran for 169 yards for the second time this season and The Citadel used its best rushing game thus far this season to spoil Furman's Homecoming Game, 27-10 on Saturday.
Brandon Rainey completed three passes -- all for touchdowns -- and ran for two more and The Citadel beat Western Carolina 35-17 on Saturday.
Reece Udinski threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to Jakob Herres late in the game to help VMI snap a 12-game losing skid against The Citadel with a 34-21 victory on Saturday.
Liam Welch scored on a 2-yard run in the fourth overtime and Samford held off The Citadel 61-55 on Saturday.
Remus Bulmer fought his way into the end zone twice and Brian Murdaugh passed to Raleigh Webb for another score to give The Citadel enough cushion to hold off Charleston Southern 22-13 on Saturday to post its second win of the season.
Jacob Godek kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime, quarterback Brandon Rainey ran for one touchdown and passed for another, and FCS The Citadel stunned Georgia Tech with a 27-24 upset victory on Saturday.
Jaylan Thomas ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns and Brelynd Cyphers' fourth quarter scoring run lifted Elon to a 35-28 victory over The Citadel on Saturday.
Shane Simpson accounted for three scores that included a 4-yard touchdown run with 1:27 left to push Towson past The Citadel 28-21 on Saturday in a season opener.
Quarterback Brandon Rainey, wearing a special jersey to honor a former high school teammate who died earlier in the day, ran for a touchdown and passed for another as The Citadel beat Charleston Southern 43-14 in the teams' season finale on Thursday...
Tua Tagovailoa passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns but No. 1 Alabama struggled for 30-plus minutes before putting away The Citadel in a 50-17 victory on Saturday.