1958 Clemson Tigers football team

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1958 Clemson Tigers football
ACC champion
Sugar Bowl, L 0–7 vs. LSU
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 13
AP No. 12
1958 record 8–3 (5–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard (19th year)
Captain Bill Thomas
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Clemson $ 5 1 0     8 3 0
#15 South Carolina 5 2 0     8 3 0
Duke 3 2 0     5 5 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     3 7 0
NC State 2 5 0     2 7 1
Virginia 1 5 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1958 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1958 college football season. Coach Frank Howard's 100th win came September 27 against North Carolina. Clemson also played its first game against #1 ranked team when the played LSU in the Sugar Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 Virginia #18 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 20–15
September 27 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 26–21
October 4 at Maryland #10 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 8–0
October 11* at Vanderbilt #8 Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 12–7
October 23 at South Carolina #10 Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 6–26
November 1 Wake Forest #19 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 14–12
November 8* at Georgia Tech #17 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) L 0–13
November 15 at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 13–6
November 22 Duke #16 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 34–12
November 29* Furman #12 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 36–19
January 1, 1959* vs. #1 LSU #12 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) L 0–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1958 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 17, 2013.