1977 Clemson Tigers football team

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1977 Clemson Tigers football
Gator Bowl, L 3–34 vs. Pittsburgh
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
AP No. 19
1977 record 8–3–1 (4–1–1 ACC)
Head coach Charley Pell (1st year)
Captain Steve Fuller, Steve Godfrey, Randy Scott
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#17 North Carolina $ 5 0 1     8 3 1
#19 Clemson 4 1 1     8 3 1
NC State 4 2 0     8 4 0
Maryland 4 2 0     8 4 0
Duke 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 1 5 0     1 9 1
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10 #10 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 14–21
44,650
September 17* at #17 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Rivalry) W 7–6
55,100
September 24* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) W 31–14
51,116
October 1* at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 31–13
34,000
October 8 Virginia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 31–0
49,830
October 15 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 17–11
26,500
October 22 NC State #20 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 7–3
50,304
October 29 Wake Forest #16 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 26–0
40,445
November 5 at North Carolina #13 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC T 13–13
50,400
November 12* #5 Notre Dame #15 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 17–21
54,189
November 19* at South Carolina #15 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 31–27
56,410
December 30* vs. #10 Pittsburgh #11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) L 3–34
72,289
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Season summary[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Clemson 10 7 7 7 31
South Carolina 0 0 7 20 27

[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fuller's TD Pass Rallies Clemson." Palm Beach Post. 1977 Nov 20.