1984 Clemson Tigers football team

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1984 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1984 record 7–4 (5–2 on-the-field, officially 0–0 ACC)
Head coach Danny Ford (7th season)
Offensive coordinator Nelson Stokley (6th season)
Captain Mike Eppley, William Perry
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 Maryland $ 5 0 0     9 3 0
No. 20 Virginia 3 1 2     8 2 2
North Carolina 3 2 1     5 5 1
Wake Forest 3 3 0     6 5 0
Georgia Tech 2 2 1     6 4 1
NC State 1 5 0     3 8 0
Duke 1 5 0     2 9 0
Clemson 0 0 0*     7 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • *Clemson was under NCAA probation and was ineligible for the ACC title. As a result, their ACC games did not count in the league standings.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. Clemson was on probation for recruiting violations, and was ineligible for the ACC championship and postseason play. As a result, their games with ACC opponents were not counted in the official league standings.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 1* Appalachian State #4 Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina W 40–7
75,398
September 8 at Virginia #3 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia W 55–0
38,676
September 22* at #20 Georgia #2 Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Rivalry) L 23–26
82,122
September 29 at #20 Georgia Tech #13 Grant FieldAtlanta, Georgia (Rivalry) L 21–28
57,704
October 6 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 20–12
80,111
October 20 Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 54–21
80,617
October 27 at North Carolina State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina (Textile Bowl) W 35–24
44,100
November 3 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 37–14
71,697
November 10* Virginia Tech Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 17–10
77,754
November 17 at Maryland #20 Memorial StadiumBaltimore L 23–41
60,575
November 24* #9 South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina(Battle of the Palmetto State) L 21–22
82,093
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whicker, Mark (August 30, 1984). "Probation Won't Cripple Clemson". Philadelphia Daily News. p. F.18.