1942 Clemson Tigers football team

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1942 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Southern Conference
1942 record 3–6–1 (2–3–1 SoCon)
Head coach Frank Howard (3rd year)
Captain Charlie Wright
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1941
1943 →
1942 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 William & Mary $ 4 0 0     9 1 1
VPI 5 1 0     7 2 1
Wake Forest 6 1 1     6 2 1
North Carolina 3 1 1     5 2 2
Duke 3 1 1     5 4 1
NC State 3 1 2     4 4 2
Furman 3 3 0     3 6 0
The Citadel 2 2 0     5 2 0
Clemson 2 3 1     3 6 1
Davidson 2 4 1     2 6 1
VMI 2 4 1     3 5 1
George Washington 2 4 0     3 6 0
Maryland 1 2 0     7 2 0
South Carolina 1 4 0     1 7 1
Richmond 1 5 0     3 6 1
Washington and Lee 0 4 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1942 college football season. Memorial Stadium was inaugurated September 19 with a win against Presbyterian. Clemson's 200th win came on Big Thursday against South Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19* Presbyterian Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 6–4
September 26 vs. VMI City Stadium • Lynchburg, VA T 0–0
October 3 vs. NC State American Legion Memorial StadiumCharlotte, NC (Textile Bowl) L 6–7
October 10* at Boston College Fenway ParkBoston, MA (Rivalry) L 7–14
October 22 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 18–6
October 31 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWake Forest, NC L 6–19
November 7 George Washington Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 0–7
November 14* at Jacksonville Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL L 6–24
November 21 Furman Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 12–7
November 28* at #16 Auburn Auburn StadiumAuburn, AL (Rivalry) L 13–41
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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