1996 Clemson Tigers football team

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1996 Clemson Tigers football
Peach Bowl, L 7–10 vs. LSU
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1996 record 7–5 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Tommy West
Captain Dexter McCleon
Home stadium Memorial Stadium (c. 81,473, grass)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State $   8 0         11 1  
#10 North Carolina   6 2         10 2  
Clemson   6 2         7 5  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
NC State   3 5         3 8  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 8  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 3:30 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ABC L 0–45   45,700
September 7 12:00 PM Furman* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC JPS W 19–3   62,243
September 21 7:00 PM at Missouri* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO FSN L 24–38   39,128
September 28 12:00 PM Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC JPS W 21–10   63,263
October 5 7:00 PM at No. 2 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN L 3–34   76,360
October 12 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC JPS W 13–6   23,586
October 19 3:30 PM No. 22 Georgia Tech Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Rivalry) ABC W 28–25   70,578
November 2 3:30 PM Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ABC W 35–3   60,584
November 9 3:30 PM at No. 15 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ABC W 24–16   39,100
November 16 12:00 PM NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) JPS W 40–17   63,796
November 23 5:30 PM South Carolina* No. 22 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN2 L 31–34   82,929
December 28 8:00 PM vs. No. 17 LSU* Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN L 7–10   63,622
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.