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2016 Schedule
0-0, 1st in Southern
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Citadel names OC Thompson head coach

Offensive coordinator Brent Thompson replaces Mike Houston as the Citadel's new coach. Houston was recently named JMU's head coach.

Best college football upsets in 2015 (3:17)
Gamecocks drop close game to Citadel, 23-22 (2:45)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

A rough season gets even rougher for South Carolina after dropping a 23-22 affair to The Citadel. Losing at home to an FCS team -- albeit a good one -- is not what interim coach Shawn Elliott had in mind. On the flip side, credit to Citadel coach Mike Houston and his group, who broke a 27-game losing streak to FBS teams and probably secured itself an at-large bid in the FCS playoffs with the win.

Late game mistakes cost Gamecocks (0:37)
Mike Houston: Citadel's a force to be reckoned with (0:38)
Citadel v South Carolina Postgame Breakdown (2:36)

The Citadel stuns South Carolina... again

The Citadel has won 2 of its last 3 games against South Carolina for the first time since winning back-to-back meetings in 1915-16.

Mike Houston Postgame Interview (1:06)
Cooper burns opponents, hauls in 41-yd TD (0:22)

The Citadel takes a late lead

The Citadel RB Tyler Renew's 56-yard touchdown gives the Bulldogs a one-point lead over South Carolina in the fourth quarter.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Wow. The Citadel stops South Carolina on 4th-and-1. Bulldogs' ball with 4:07 left and a 23-22 lead. Given the way the Gamecocks' defense has defended the run today (337 yards allowed), they may not get the ball back.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Nice homecoming for The Citadel RB Tyler Renew. The Columbia, S.C., native has 21 carries for a game-high 168 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown with 6:07 left to give the Bulldogs a 23-22 lead over the Gamecocks

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Looks like it could be a fun finish in Columbia. Pharoh Cooper's 41-yard TD catch from Perry Orth gives South Carolina a 22-17 lead. The Gamecocks went for two but failed. There's 8:40 left, a lot of football remaining.

2016 Southern Standings

East Tenn. St.--0-0
The Citadel--0-0
Western Carolina--0-0