1985 Clemson Tigers football team

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1985 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1985 record 6–6 (4–3 ACC)
Head coach Danny Ford (8th year)
Captain Steve Berlin, Steve Reese
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 Maryland $ 6 0 0     9 3 0
#19 Georgia Tech 5 1 0     9 2 1
Virginia 4 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 4 3 0     6 6 0
North Carolina 5 2 0     7 4 1
Duke 2 5 0     4 7 0
NC State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 6 0     4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 14* at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 20–17
31,000
September 21* Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) L 13–20
80,473
September 28 Georgia Tech Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry) L 3–14
79,309
October 5* at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY L 7–26
58,230
October 12 Virginia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 27–24
79,110
October 19 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 21–9
31,800
October 26 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 39–10
72,316
November 2 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 26–10
71,179
November 9 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 20–21
50,000
November 16 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 31–34
78,037
November 23* at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 24–17
75,026
December 21* vs. Minnesota Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Independence Bowl) L 13–20
42,800
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.