1928 Clemson Tigers football team

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1928 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Southern Conference
1928 record 8–3 (4–2 SoCon)
Head coach Josh Cody
Captain O. K. Pressley
Home stadium Riggs Field
Seasons
« 1927 1929 »
1928 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech $ 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
Florida 6 1 0     8 1 0
VPI 4 1 0     7 2 0
Alabama 6 2 0     6 3 0
LSU 3 1 1     6 2 1
Clemson 4 2 0     8 3 0
Vanderbilt 4 2 0     8 2 0
Tulane 3 3 1     6 3 1
Ole Miss 3 3 0     5 4 0
North Carolina 2 2 2     5 3 2
Kentucky 2 2 1     4 3 1
South Carolina 2 2 1     6 2 2
Maryland 2 3 1     6 3 1
VMI 2 3 1     5 3 2
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
NC State 1 3 1     4 5 1
Mississippi A&M 1 4 0     2 4 2
Virginia 1 6 0     2 6 1
Washington and Lee 1 6 0     2 8 0
Sewanee 0 5 0     2 7 0
Auburn 0 7 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1928 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1928 college football season. Captain Pressley starred in the rivalry game with South Carolina, recording four tackles for a loss in a row despite a hand injury.[1] He was the first Clemson Tiger to make any All-America team when he was selected third-team All-America at season's end.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 22* Newberry Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 30–0
September 29* Davidson Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 6–0
October 6 at Alabama Polytechnic Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 6–0
October 12 vs. NC State Florence, SC (Textile Bowl) W 7–0
October 19* Erskine Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 52–0
October 25 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 32–0
November 3 at Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 7–26
November 10 vs. VMI Lynchburg, VA W 12–0
November 17 vs. Florida Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, FL L 6–27
November 29* at Furman Greenville, SC W 27–12
December 8* at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC L 7–12
*Non-Conference Game.

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