1988 Clemson Tigers football team

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1988 Clemson Tigers football
ACC champion
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 9
1988 record 10–2 (6–1 ACC)
Head coach Danny Ford (11th year)
Captain Rodney Williams, Donnell Woolford
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (c. 79,854, grass)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 2 1     8 3 1
Wake Forest 4 3 0     6 4 1
Maryland 4 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     7 3 1
North Carolina 1 6 0     1 10 0
Georgia Tech 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 12:00 p.m. Virginia Tech* No. 4 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC JPS W 40–7   78,714
September 10 1:00 p.m. Furman* No. 3 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 23–3   80,620
September 17 2:30 p.m. No. 10 Florida State* No. 3 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry) CBS L 21–24   85,576
September 24 1:00 p.m. Georgia Tech No. 12 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) W 30–13   45,106
October 8 1:00 p.m. at Virginia No. 11 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 10–7   42,000
October 15 4:00 p.m. No. 22 Duke No. 11 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ESPN W 49–17   83,356
October 22 1:00 p.m. at No. 24 NC State No. 9 Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 3–10   55,000
October 29 1:00 p.m. at Wake Forest No. 15 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 37–14   27,300
November 5 12:00 p.m. North Carolina No. 17 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC JPS W 37–14   78,369
November 12 12:00 p.m. at Maryland No. 16 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD JPS W 49–25   45,000
November 19 1:00 p.m. No. 25 South Carolina* No. 15 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) JPS W 29–10   84,867
January 1, 1989 1:30 p.m. vs. No. 10 Oklahoma* No. 9 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC W 13–6   53,571
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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