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
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 College during the 1977 college 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 W 7–6
55,100
September 24* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) W 31–14
51,116
October 1* at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 31–13
34,000
October 8 Virginia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 31–0
49,830
October 15 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 17–11
26,500
October 22 North Carolina State #20 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 7–3
50,304
October 29 Wake Forest #16 Memorial StadiumClemson, 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 StadiumClemson, 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.