Clemson Tigers football, 1960–69

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The Clemson Tigers football teams of 1960–1969 represented Clemson University in NCAA college football competition.

1960[edit]

1960 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1960 record 6–4 (4–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Dave Lynn, Lowndes Shingler
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
1960 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Duke 5 1 0     8 3 0
NC State 4 1 1     6 3 1
Maryland 5 2 0     6 4 0
Clemson 4 2 0     6 4 0
South Carolina 3 3 1     3 6 1
North Carolina 2 5 0     3 7 0
Wake Forest 2 5 0     2 8 0
Virginia 0 6 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 24 at Wake Forest #9 Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 28–7
October 1* Virginia Tech #7 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 13–7
October 8 Virginia #8 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 21–7
October 15 at Maryland #8 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 17–19
October 22 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 6–21
October 29* at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 20–22
November 5 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 24–0
November 12 South Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 12–2
November 19* at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 14–25
November 26* Furman Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 42–14
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1961[edit]

1961 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1961 record 5–5 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Ron Andreo, Calvin West
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1960 1962 »
1961 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#20 Duke   5 1         7 3  
North Carolina   4 3         5 5  
Maryland   3 3         7 3  
Clemson   3 3         5 5  
NC State   3 4         4 6  
South Carolina   3 4         4 6  
Wake Forest   3 4         4 6  
Virginia   2 4         4 6  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[2]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23* at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL L 17–21
September 30 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 21–24
October 7 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 27–0
October 14 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 13–17
October 21 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC W 17–7
October 28* at Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 14–24
November 4* Tulane Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 21–6
November 11 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 14–21
November 18* Furman Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 35–6
November 25 NC State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 20–0
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1962[edit]

1962 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1962 record 6–4 (5–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Dave Hynes
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1961 1963 »
1962 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Duke 6 0 0     8 2 0
Clemson 5 1 0     6 4 0
Maryland 5 2 0     6 4 0
South Carolina 3 4 0     4 5 1
NC State 3 4 0     3 6 1
North Carolina 3 4 0     3 7 0
Virginia 1 4 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[3]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 9–26
September 29 at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 7–0
October 6 at Wake Forest Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 24–7
October 13* Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 16–24
October 20 Duke Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–16
October 27* Auburn Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 14–17
November 3 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 17–6
November 10* at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC W 44–3
November 17 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 17–14
November 24 South Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 20–17
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1963[edit]

1963 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1963 record 5–4–1 (5–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Tracy Childers
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »
1963 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina § 6 1 0     9 2 0
NC State § 6 1 0     8 3 0
Clemson 5 2 0     5 4 1
Duke 5 2 0     5 4 1
Maryland 2 5 0     3 7 0
South Carolina 1 5 1     1 8 1
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 9 0
Virginia 0 5 1     2 7 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[4]

The South Carolina game moved from November 23 due to the Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21* at #4 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 14–31
September 28* at #9 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 0–27
October 5 NC State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) L 3–7
October 12* Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC T 7–7
October 19 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 30–35
October 26 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 35–0
November 2 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 36–0
November 9 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 11–7
November 16 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 21–6
November 28 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 24–20
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1964[edit]

1964 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1964 record 3–7 (2–4 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain John Boyett, Ted Bunton
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1963 1965 »
1964 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State 5 2 0     5 5 0
Duke 3 2 1     4 5 1
Maryland 4 3 0     5 5 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 4 3 0     5 5 0
South Carolina 2 3 1     3 5 2
Clemson 2 4 0     3 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     5 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[5]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19* Furman Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 28–0
September 26 at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 0–9
October 3* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 7–14
October 10* at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 7–19
October 17 at Wake Forest Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 21–2
October 24* at Texas Christian Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX L 10–14
October 31 Virginia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 29–7
November 7 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–29
November 14 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 0–34
November 28 South Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 3–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1965[edit]

1965 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Co-Champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1965 record 5–5 (5–2[a] ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Bill Hecht, Floyd Rogers
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1964 1966 »
1965 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State § 5 2 0     6 4 0†
Clemson § 5 2 0     5 4 0†
Duke 4 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 6 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     4 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 6 0†
Wake Forest 2 4 0     3 7 0†
South Carolina 0 6 0     5 5 0†
§ – Conference co-champions
  • † South Carolina forfeited its 4 conference wins (Clemson, NC State, Virginia, Wake Forest) due to an ineligible player. This moved Clemson and NC State to 5–2, making them co-Champions. Overall records do not reflect this.[6]
    Rankings from AP Poll[7]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 18 NC State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 21–7
September 25 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 20–14
October 2* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 6–38
October 9* at #4 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 9–23
October 16 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC W 3–2
October 23* Texas Christian Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 3–0
October 30 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 26–13
November 6 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 13–17
November 13 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–6
November 20 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 16–17[a]
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

^a South Carolina was forced by the ACC to forfeit all conference games due to ineligible players. Clemson and NC State, who had both lost to South Carolina, were declared co-champions.[8]

1966[edit]

1966 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1966 record 6–4 (6–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Mike Facciolo
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
1966 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Clemson   6 1         6 4  
NC State   5 2         5 5  
Maryland   3 3         4 6  
Virginia   3 3         4 6  
Duke   2 3         5 5  
Wake Forest   2 4         3 7  
South Carolina   1 3         1 9  
North Carolina   1 4         2 8  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[9]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 24 Virginia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 40–35
October 1* at #9 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 12–13
October 8* at #4 Alabama Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL L 0–26
October 15 Duke Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 9–6
October 22* at #5 Southern California Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0–30
October 29 at Wake Forest Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 23–21
November 5 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 27–3
November 12 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 14–10
November 19 at NC State Carter StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 14–23
November 26 South Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 35–10
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1967[edit]

1967 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1967 record 6–4 (6–0 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Jimmy Addison, Frank Liberatore
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1966 1968 »
1967 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Clemson   6 0         6 4  
NC State   5 1         9 2  
South Carolina   4 2         5 5  
Virginia   3 3         5 5  
Wake Forest   3 4         4 6  
Duke   2 4         4 6  
North Carolina   2 5         2 8  
Maryland   0 6         0 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[10]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 23–6
September 30* #5 Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 17–24
October 7* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 0–10
October 14* at Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 21–43
October 21 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC W 13–7
October 28* Alabama Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 10–13
November 4 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 17–0
November 11 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 28–7
November 18 #10 NC State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 14–6
November 25 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 23–12
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1968[edit]

1968 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1968 record 4–5–1 (4–1–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Billy Ammons, Ronnie Ducworth
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1967 1969 »
1968 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State 6 1 0     6 4 0
Clemson 4 1 1     4 5 1
Virginia 3 2 0     7 3 0
South Carolina 4 3 0     4 6 0
Duke 3 4 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 3 1     2 7 1
Maryland 2 5 0     2 8 0
North Carolina 1 6 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[11]
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC T 20–20
September 28* at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 13–31
October 5* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 21–24
October 12* Auburn Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 10–21
October 19 Duke Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 39–22
October 26* at Alabama Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL L 14–21
November 2 at NC State Carter StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 24–19
November 9 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 16–0
November 16 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 24–14
November 23 South Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 3–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1969[edit]

1969 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1969 record 4–6 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Ivan Southerland, Charlie Tolley
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1968 1970 »
1969 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
South Carolina 6 0 0     7 4 0
NC State 3 2 1     3 6 1
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 5 0
Clemson 3 3 0     4 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     3 6 1
Maryland 3 3 0     3 7 0
Wake Forest 2 5 0     3 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[12]

1969 was Frank Howard's final season as head coach, although he remained Athletic Director until 1971. In 1974, the playing field at Memorial Stadium, which he helped to build, was named in his honor.

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 21–14
September 27* #7 Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–30
October 4* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) W 21–10
October 11* at #20 Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 0–51
October 18 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 28–14
October 25* Alabama Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 13–38
November 1 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 40–0
November 8 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 27–34
November 15 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 15–32
November 22 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 13–27
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1961 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "1962 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ "1963 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  5. ^ "1964 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "ACC Champions". 2007 Football Media Guide. Atlantic Coast Conference. p. 93. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  7. ^ "1965 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  8. ^ "ACC Champions". 2007 Football Media Guide. Atlantic Coast Conference. p. 93. Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  9. ^ "1966 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  10. ^ "1967 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  11. ^ "1968 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  12. ^ "1969 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013.