1987 Clemson Tigers football team

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1987 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 12
1987 record 10–2 (6–1 ACC)
Head coach Danny Ford
Captain Michael Dean Perry, John Phillips
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1986 1988 »
1987 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     8 4 0
Wake Forest 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 7 0
North Carolina 3 4 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     5 6 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 5* Western Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 43–0
71,465
September 12* at Virginia Tech #10 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 22–10
42,000
September 19* #18 Georgia #8 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 21–20
81,875
September 26 Georgia Tech #9 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) W 33–12
78,832
October 10 Virginia #8 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 38–21
79,963
October 17 Duke #7 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 17–10
70,294
October 24 NC State #7 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) L 28–30
73,613
October 31 Wake Forest #14 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 31–17
69,711
November 7 at North Carolina #10 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 13–10
53,115
November 14 Maryland #9 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 45–16
76,773
November 21* at #12 South Carolina #8 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 7–20
75,043
January 1* vs. #20 Penn State #14 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) W 35–10
53,152
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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