2013 South Carolina State Bulldogs football
South Carolina State University Wordmark.jpeg
MEAC co-champion
ConferenceMid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 25
Record9–4 (7–1 MEAC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJoseph Blackwell (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorMike Adams (6th season)
Home stadiumOliver C. Dawson Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 16 Bethune-Cookman +^   7 1     10 3  
No. 25 South

Carolina State +^

  7 1     9 4  
Morgan State   5 3     5 7  
Delaware State   5 3     5 6  
North Carolina A&T   4 4     7 4  
Howard   4 4     6 6  
Hampton   4 4     4 8  
North Carolina Central   3 5     5 7  
Norfolk State   3 5     3 9  
Florida A&M   2 6     3 9  
Savannah State   0 8     1 11  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
  • Savannah State ineligible for FCS playoffs due to Academic Progress Rate sanctions
Rankings from The Sports Network poll

The 2013 South Carolina State Bulldogs football team represented South Carolina State University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 12th year head coach Oliver Pough and played their home games at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium. They were a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 7–1 in MEAC play to win a share of the MEAC championship with Bethune-Cookman. Due to their loss to Bethune-Cookman, they did not receive the conference's automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs. However, they did receive an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they lost in the first round to Furman.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 316:00 pmNo. 25 Coastal Carolina*L 20–2710,048
September 712:30 pmat No. 4 (FBS) Clemson*ACCRSNL 13–5281,428
September 146:00 pmAlabama A&M*
  • Oliver C. Dawson Stadium
  • Orangeburg, SC
W 32–011,146
September 214:00 pmvs. Benedict College*
W 59–615,037
September 282:00 pmHampton
  • Oliver C. Dawson Stadium
  • Orangeburg, SC
ESPN3W 30–617,139
October 54:00 pmvs. North Carolina A&TESPN3W 29–2435,412
October 107:30 pmat North Carolina CentralESPNUW 44–38,103
October 264:00 pmat No. 14 Bethune-CookmanL 3–1410,421
November 21:00 pmat Savannah StateW 45–92,630
November 91:30 pmFlorida A&Mdagger
  • Oliver C. Dawson Stadium
  • Orangeburg, SC
W 25–2120,022
November 147:30 pmMorgan State
  • Oliver C. Dawson Stadium
  • Orangeburg, SC
ESPNUW 38–38,053
November 237:30 pmat Norfolk StateW 17–35,639
November 301:00 pmFurman*No. 25
ESPN3L 20–304,871

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