2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs football
South Carolina State University Wordmark.jpeg
ConferenceMid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Record3–7 (2–6 MEAC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorDaniel Lewis (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorTommy Restivo (1st season)
Home stadiumOliver C. Dawson Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 7 North Carolina A&T $   8 0     12 0  
Howard   6 2     7 4  
Bethune–Cookman   6 2     7 4  
North Carolina Central   5 3     7 4  
Hampton   5 3     6 5  
Norfolk State   4 4     4 7  
Savannah State *   3 5     3 8  
South Carolina State   2 6     3 7  
Florida A&M *   2 6     3 8  
Delaware State   2 6     2 9  
Morgan State *   1 7     1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • * Florida A&M, Morgan State and Savannah State ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
Rankings from STATS Poll

The 2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs football team represented South Carolina State University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 16th-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 (MEAC). They finished the season 3–7, 2–6 in MEAC play to finish in a three-way tie for eighth place.

Schedule

TimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 32:30 p.m.at Southern*ESPN2L 8–1410,006
  • *Non-conference game
^[a] The game between Charleston Southern and South Carolina, recently had been rescheduled in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Irma, but on September 7, both schools agreed to postpone the game later in the season, but was ultimately cancelled.[1]

Game summaries

at Southern (MEAC/SWAC Challenge)

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 3 3 2 0 8
Jaguars 7 7 0 0 14

See also: 2017 Southern Jaguars football team and MEAC/SWAC Challenge

Johnson C. Smith

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Bulls 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 16 3 10 12 41

See also: Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls football

at North Carolina Central

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 14 7 0 28
Eagles 7 7 6 13 33

See also: 2017 North Carolina Central Eagles football team

North Carolina A&T

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 17 Aggies 0 12 6 3 21
Bulldogs 0 0 0 7 7

See also: 2017 North Carolina A&T Aggies football team

Morgan State

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 7 3 4 0 14
Bulldogs 7 0 7 21 35

See also: 2017 Morgan State Bears football team

at Bethune–Cookman

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 3 6 0 3 12
Bulldogs 0 9 0 0 9

See also: 2017 Bethune–Cookman Wildcats football team

at Delaware State

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 7 0 7 14
Hornets 14 0 0 3 17

See also: 2017 Delaware State Hornets football team

Howard

1 2 3 4 Total
Bison 0
Bulldogs 0

See also: 2017 Howard Bison football team

Hampton

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 0
Bulldogs 0

See also: 2017 Hampton Pirates football team

at Savannah State

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0
Tigers 0

See also: 2017 Savannah State Tigers football team

References

  1. ^ "S.C. State, Charleston Southern cancel Saturday's game". Charleston Southern University Athletics. September 6, 2017. Archived from the original on September 8, 2017. Retrieved September 7, 2017.