1978 Clemson Tigers football team

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1978 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Champion
Gator Bowl, W 17–15 vs. Ohio State
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #6
1978 record 11–1 (6–0 ACC)
Head coach Charley Pell (regular season)
Danny Ford (bowl game)
Captain Steve Fuller, Randy Scott
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1977 1979 »
1978 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Clemson $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     9 3 0
#18 NC State 4 2 0     9 3 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 10 0
Virginia 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1978 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 16* The Citadel Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 58–3
54,075
September 23* at Georgia #8 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 0–12
60,000
September 30* Villanova Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 31–0
46,000
October 7* Virginia Tech Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 38–7
53,800
October 14 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 30–14
19,243
October 21 Duke Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 28–8
51,109
October 28 at North Carolina State #20 Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 33–10
45,000
November 4 at Wake Forest #16 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 51–6
30,400
November 11 North Carolina #15 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 13–9
53,800
November 18 at #11 Maryland #12 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 28–24
51,376
November 25* South Carolina #10 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 41–23
63,479
December 29* vs. #20 Ohio State #7 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) W 17–15
72,011
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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