What time does the citadel game with Coastal Carolina kick off?
In Thursday’s college football action, The Citadel Bulldogs and Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will meet in a season opener at Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. The game can be viewed on ESPN+.
What should we expect from the citadel’s offense?
The Citadel’s offense will always throw a bit of a curveball, but the Chanticleers have the experience up front to handle it, the offense will come up with touchdowns on its first two drives, and there shouldn’t be too many issues from there.
Is Brent Thompson on the hot seat at Citadel?
Hired in 2019, Chadwell made an immediate impact on Coastal Carolina. Citadel Coach coach Brent Thompson finds himself in the hot seat after coming off a disappointing 2-10 season. Citadel looks to get a couple more wins this season.
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Against the spread
COASTAL CAROLINA -35.5 (-105) is going to get off to a quick start, as McCall and the Chants pick apart the undermanned Bulldogs. The Citadel last played April 17 and didn’t have a full offseason to rest. That will play a factor, especially against one of the best Group of 5 teams in the nation.
The Citadel Bulldogs
It’s not really clear if the FCS teams that played in the spring will have any type of advantage because they’ve played more recently.
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
The Chanticleers surprised everyone with their success in 2020 after a mediocre 2019 season. Their offense was the driving force of a finish in the AP Top 25 and a near New Year’s Six bowl bid. The emergence of quarterback Grayson McCall led to gaudy offensive numbers across the board.
The Citadel vs. Coastal Carolina Betting Pick
It can be difficult to prepare for the triple-option in a short week or on a quick turnaround from a previous game. But The Citadel is Coastal’s first game, and the Chanticleers have had ample time to prepare for the option attack.
The Citadel vs. Coastal Carolina
The Citadel had a four-game fall schedule followed by an eight-game spring slate where the Bulldogs compiled a combined 2-10 record.
Little Engine That Could
On the flip side, we see last season’s 14th ranked UCC Chanticleers (whose preseason ranking this year is No.
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After a stunning 11-win season, including a cancellation against Louisiana in their last game of the regular-season slate, the Chanticleers were given a bowl game against another Cinderella team, the Liberty Flames. It was as hotly contested as the oddsmakers believed it would be but in the end, UCC bowed, 37-34, in overtime.