1897 Clemson Tigers football team
|1897 Clemson Tigers football|
|Head coach||William M. Williams (1st year)|
|Captain||W. T. Brock|
|1897 SIAA football standings|
The 1897 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson Agricultural College in the 1897 college football season. The Tigers completed their second season with a record of 2–2, with wins over South Carolina and a Charlotte YMCA team, and losses to Georgia and North Carolina. All games were played in the opposing school's home city. William M. Williams served as the team's coach for his first season while W. T. Brock was the captain. The team was state champion.
|October 9||at Georgia||Herty Field • Athens, GA (Rivalry)||L 0–24|
|October 23||at Charlotte YMCA*||Charlotte, NC||W 10–0|
|October 25||at North Carolina||Chapel Hill, NC||L 0–28|
|November 10||at South Carolina*||Columbia, SC (Big Thursday)||W 18–6|
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- "Clemson Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
- 2010 Media Guide, p. 198
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