In Game

If you’re looking to enjoy a college football game in South Carolina, but don’t want to shell out for a Clemson or USC game, then a South Carolina State Bulldogs game is just the thing for you. SCSU puts on a fantastic game day that is one of the most underrated around and is an excellent time for any college football fan.

The Bulldogs typically put a great team on the field and have won 16 MEAC titles over the years. As a result of the team’s success, the Bulldogs have built an incredible fan base that comes out in large numbers to support the team week in and week out. The stands are filled with diehard fans on game days, who aren’t afraid to show who they support creating an excellent in-game atmosphere.

The fans aren’t the only ones who make attending an SCSU game a memorable experience. The band, dance team, and cheer squad at SCSU are also fantastic. The Marching 101 is especially great and perform all kinds of music ranging from R&B to contemporary pop hits. Those of you who enjoy a good marching band show will be doing yourself a disservice not to attend an SCSU football game to see the Marching 101.

College football fans will have a great time taking in a game at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, so start planning your trip to Orangeburg today.

Things to check out

College Football Hall of Famers

Throughout Oliver C. Dawson, you'll see signs honoring former Bulldogs in the College Football Hall of Fame. The signs celebrate all-time greats such as Harry Carson and are a must-see for any college football fan. Take a walk of the concourse before the game to see all of the Bulldogs’ College Football Hall of Famers.

Facade over the Press Box

Take a look at the facade over the press box, which celebrates all of the Bulldogs conference championships. The facade does a fantastic job of immortalizing these teams and is a great way for you to remember all of your fondest SCSU football moments.

Marching 101

The Marching 101 puts on an incredible show at SCSU games and are a must-see part of every game. The band is so good that some fans show up just to see the band. Arrive early, to see the pregame show and don’t leave your seat at halftime as you wouldn’t want to miss either performance.

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SC State Cheerleaders

The SC State Cheerleaders pump up the crowd with their routines and are a big part of attending a Bulldogs football game. Join in the cheerleaders’ cheers and chants to show your support for the Bulldogs and give them as much of a home field advantage as possible.

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Champagne Dancers

The Champagne Dancers will dazzle you with their dance routines making them a can’t miss part of any Bulldogs game. The talented dancers perform a wide variety of show-stopping routines, so don’t leave your seat when you see them take the field.

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The Bulldogs mascot performs throughout the game and is a fun part of the game, especially for young fans. You never know what he’ll do next, so keep an eye out for him when taking in an SCSU game.

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Fight Songs

  1. Bulldog Fight Song

    Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
    I’m so glad that I’m from S.C. State,
    Tell it to ‘yah! Tell it to ‘yah!
    Bull-dogs are a team we know is great,
    For our team we’ll yell and yell,
    Send the other team to . . . you know who
    our Alma Mater,
    S-C-S-C. STATE!

  2. SCSU Alma Mater

    Sing the praise of Alma Mater
    Let us rally to her call
    Lift our voices, send them ringing,
    Thru the groves and classic halls.
    Hail! Hail! Dear Alma Mater
    Hail! Hail! Dear S.C. C.
    We’ll defend and honor,
    Love and cherish thee.
    We are loyal sons and daughters
    Proud to own the name we bear
    For the truth that thou has taught us
    Ready all to do and dare.
    Hail! Hail! Dear Alma Mater
    Hail! Hail! Dear S.C.C.
    We’ll defend and honor,
    Love and cherish thee.

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