1963 Clemson Tigers football team

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1963 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1963 record 5–4–1 (5–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Tracy Childers
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »
1963 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina + 6 1 0     9 2 0
NC State + 6 1 0     8 3 0
Clemson 5 2 0     5 4 1
Duke 5 2 0     5 4 1
Maryland 2 5 0     3 7 0
South Carolina 1 5 1     1 8 1
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 9 0
Virginia 0 5 1     2 7 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1963 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1963 college football season. The South Carolina game moved from November 23 due to the Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 21 at No. 4 Oklahoma* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 14–31  
September 28 at No. 9 Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) L 0–27  
October 5 NC State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) L 3–7  
October 12 Georgia* Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry) T 7–7  
October 19 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 30–35  
October 26 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 35–0  
November 2 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 36–0  
November 9 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 11–7  
November 16 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 21–6  
November 28 South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 24–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1963 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013.