1951 Clemson Tigers football team

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1951 Clemson Tigers football
Gator Bowl, L 0–14 vs. Miami (FL)
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 19
1951 record 7–3 (3–1 SoCon)
Head coach Frank Howard (12th year)
Captain Bob Patton
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »
1951 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Maryland + 5 0 0     10 0 0
VMI + 5 0 0     7 3 0
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     6 4 0
William & Mary 5 1 0     7 3 0
#19 Clemson 3 1 0     7 3 0
Duke 4 2 0     5 4 1
South Carolina 5 3 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 5 3 0     6 4 0
George Washington 2 3 1     2 6 1
North Carolina 2 3 0     2 8 0
West Virginia 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 2 6 0     3 7 0
Richmond 2 6 0     3 8 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     4 6 0
Furman 1 4 1     3 6 1
Davidson 1 5 0     1 8 0
VPI 1 7 0     2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1951 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22* Presbyterian Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 53–6
September 29* at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 20–14
October 6 at NC State #18 Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 6–0
October 13* at #20 Pacific #16 Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, CA L 7–21
October 25 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 0–20
November 3 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 21–6
November 10* Boston College Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry W 21–2
November 17 at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC W 34–14
November 24* Auburn Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry W 34–0
January 1, 1952* vs. Miami (FL) #19 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) L 0–14
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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