Charleston Southern beats The Citadel 32-29
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)
Malcolm Dixon passed for two touchdowns and Zachary Frazier ran for two more to rally Charleston Southern past The Citadel 32-29 on Saturday night in the season opener for both schools.
Dixon threw touchdown passes to Kevin Glears and Donte Sumpter in the second quarter. Frazier scored both of his touchdowns in the third quarter to help Charleston Southern rally from a 16-point deficit.
The game was the seventh in the series between the city rivals. The Buccaneers snapped the Bulldogs' four-game streak.
Charleston Southern's Mitchell Cameron hit the winning field goal with 6:01 remaining and the Charleston Southern defense held the Buccaneers the rest of the way.
The Citadel rushed for 293 yards, including scoring runs by Ben Dupree, Aaron Miller and Vinny Miller.