1969 Clemson Tigers football team

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1969 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1969 record 4–6 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard (30th year)
Captain Ivan Southerland, Charlie Tolley
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
South Carolina $ 6 0 0     7 4 0
NC State 3 2 1     3 6 1
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 5 0
Clemson 3 3 0     4 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     3 6 1
Maryland 3 3 0     3 7 0
Wake Forest 2 5 0     3 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1969 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1969 college football season. 1969 was Frank Howard's final season as head coach, although he remained Athletic Director until 1971. In 1974, the playing field at Memorial Stadium, which he helped to build, was named in his honor.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 21–14
September 27* #7 Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) L 0–30
October 4* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) W 21–10
October 11* at #20 Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL (Rivalry) L 0–51
October 18 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 28–14
October 25* Alabama Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 13–38
November 1 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 40–0
November 8 at Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 27–34
November 15 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 15–32
November 22 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 13–27
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1969 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013.