2019 Clemson Tigers football team

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2019 Clemson Tigers football
Clemson Tigers logo.svg
ACC champion
ACC Atlantic Division champion
Fiesta Bowl (CFP Semifinal) vs. Ohio State
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
CFPNo. 3
2019 record13–0 (8–0 ACC)
Head coachDabo Swinney (11th full, 12th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorTony L. Elliott (5th season)
Co-offensive coordinatorJeff Scott (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorBrent Venables (8th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 81,500)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 3 Clemson x$^   8 0         13 0  
Louisville   5 3         7 5  
Wake Forest   4 4         8 4  
Florida State   4 4         6 6  
Boston College   4 4         6 6  
Syracuse   2 6         5 7  
NC State   1 7         4 8  
Coastal Division
No. 24 Virginia x   6 2         9 4  
Virginia Tech   5 3         8 4  
Miami   4 4         6 6  
Pittsburgh   4 4         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         6 6  
Duke   3 5         5 7  
Georgia Tech   2 6         3 9  
Championship: Clemson 62, Virginia 17
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
As of December 15, 2019; Rankings from College Football Playoff

The 2019 Clemson Tigers football team represents the Clemson University during the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Tigers are led by head coach Dabo Swinney, in his 11th full year. The Tigers play their home games at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina.

Previous season[edit]

The Tigers entered the 2019 season as defending national champions, having finished the 2018 season season 15–0, and 8–0 in ACC play. They won the ACC for the fourth consecutive season by beating Pittsburgh in the ACC Championship game, 42–10. The Tigers won the national championship 44–16 over Alabama in the CFP National Championship game. They were the first major college football program to finish with a record of 15–0 since Penn in 1897.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Recruiting[edit]

Clemson's 2019 recruiting class consisted of 29 signees, including 17 that enrolled early and one that grayshirted.[2] The class was ranked as the best class in the ACC and the 10th best class overall according to the 247Sports Composite.[3]

Offseason departures[edit]

NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Team Position
Clelin Ferrell 1 4 Oakland Raiders DE
Christian Wilkins 1 13 Miami Dolphins DT
Dexter Lawrence 1 17 New York Giants DT
Trayvon Mullen 2 40 Oakland Raiders CB
Austin Bryant 4 117 Detroit Lions DE
Hunter Renfrow 5 149 Oakland Raiders WR

Undrafted Free Agents[edit]

Player Team Position Ref
Tre Lamar Detroit Lions LB [4]
Trevion Thompson Los Angeles Chargers WR [5]
Albert Huggins Houston Texans DT [6]
Mark Fields Kansas City Chiefs CB [7]

Transfers[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown College transferred to Source(s)
Tavien Feaster 28 RB 5'11" 215 Senior Spartanburg, SC South Carolina [8] [9]
Richard Yeargin 49 DT 6'5" 260 Redshirt Junior Lauderdale Lakes, FL Boston College [10] [11]
Shaq Smith 5 LB 6'2" 255 Redshirt Junior Baltimore, MD Maryland [12] [13]
Kyler McMichael 2 CB 6'0" 200 Sophomore Norcross, GA North Carolina [14] [15]

Preseason[edit]

Award watch lists[edit]

Listed in the order that they were released

Award Player Position Year
Lott Trophy[16] Isaiah Simmons LB JR
Maxwell Award[17] Travis Etienne RB JR
Trevor Lawrence QB SO
Justyn Ross WR SO
Bednarik Award[18] Isaiah Simmons LB JR
Davey O'Brien Award[19] Trevor Lawrence QB SO
Doak Walker Award[20] Travis Etienne RB JR
Biletnikoff Award[21] Justyn Ross WR SO
Tee Higgins WR JR
Butkus Award[22] Isaiah Simmons LB JR
Rimington Trophy[23] Sean Pollard OL SR
Outland Trophy[24] Tremayne Anchrum OL SR
Bronko Nagurski Trophy[25] Isaiah Simmons LB JR
Dodd Trophy[26] Dabo Swinney HC --
Wuerffel Trophy[27] Sean Pollard OL SR
Walter Camp Award[28] Travis Etienne RB JR
Trevor Lawrence QB SO
Xavier Thomas DE SO

ACC Media Days[edit]

The ACC media poll was released on July 22, 2019. Clemson was the consensus pick to repeat once again as ACC Champion, receiving 171 votes to win the Atlantic Division and 170 votes to win the Conference Championship.[29]

Atlantic
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Clemson 1,209 (171)
2 Syracuse 913 (2)
3 Florida State 753
4 NC State 666
5 Boston College 588
6 Wake Forest 462
7 Louisville 253
Media poll (ACC Championship)
Rank Team Votes
1 Clemson 170
2 Syracuse 2
3 Virginia 1

Schedule[edit]

Clemson announced its 2019 football schedule on January 16, 2019.[30] The 2019 schedule consists of seven home games and five away games in the regular season. The Tigers will host ACC foes Georgia Tech, Florida State, Boston College, and Wake Forest and will travel to Syracuse, North Carolina, Louisville and NC State.

The Tigers will host three of the four non-conference opponents, Texas A&M from the SEC, Charlotte from Conference USA and Wofford from the Southern Conference, and will travel to South Carolina from the SEC.

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 298:00 p.m.Georgia TechNo. 1ACCNW 52–1479,118
September 73:30 p.m.No. 12 Texas A&M*No. 1
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC
ABCW 24–1081,500
September 147:30 p.m.at SyracuseNo. 1ABCW 41–650,249
September 217:30 p.m.Charlotte*No. 1
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC
ACCNW 52–1081,500
September 283:30 p.m.at North CarolinaNo. 1ABCW 21–2050,500
October 123:30 p.m.Florida StateNo. 2
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC (rivalry)
ABCW 45–1480,500
October 1912:00 p.m.at LouisvilleNo. 3ABCW 45–1051,015
October 267:30 p.m.Boston CollegedaggerNo. 4
ACCNW 59–781,081
November 24:00 p.m.No. 23 (FCS) Wofford*No. 4
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC
ACCNW 59–1481,500
November 97:30 p.m.at NC StateNo. 5ABCW 55–1057,886
November 163:30 p.m.Wake ForestNo. 3
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC
ABCW 52–380,875
November 3012:00 p.m.at South Carolina*No. 3ESPNW 38–380,580
December 77:30 p.m.vs. No. 23 VirginiaNo. 3ABCW 62–1766,810
December 288:00 pmvs. No. 2 Ohio State*No. 3ESPN

[31]

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Clemson Tigers football current coaching staff[32]
Name Position Alma Mater Years at Clemson
Dabo Swinney Head Coach University of Alabama (1993) 12th
Danny Pearman Assistant Head Coach, Special Teams Coordinator, Tight Ends Clemson University (1987) 10th
Jeff Scott Co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach Clemson University (2003) 4th
Brent Venables Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach Kansas State University (1992) 7th
Michael Reed Defensive Backs Coach Boston College (1994) 6th
Todd Bates Assistant Coach, Defensive Tackles University of Alabama (2004) 2nd
Tony Elliott Co-Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs Coach Clemson University (2002) 4th
Robbie Caldwell Assistant Coach, Offensive Linemen Furman University (1977) 8th
Brandon Streeter Assistant Coach, Recruiting Coordinator, Quarterbacks Clemson University (1999) 5th
Mike Reed Assistant Coach, Cornerbacks Boston College (1994) 6th
Mickey Conn Assistant Coach, Safeties University of Alabama (1992) 3rd
Lemanski Hall Assistant Coach, Defensive Ends University of Alabama (1993) 2nd

Roster[edit]

2019 Clemson Tigers Football

Quarterback

  •  7 Chase Brice – Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 220)
  • 11 Taisun Phommachanh – Freshman (6'4, 210)
  • 12 Ben Batson – Redshirt Freshman (6'0, 200)
  • 15 Patrick McClure – Redshirt Sophomore (6'1, 195)
  • 16 Trevor LawrenceSophomore (6'6, 215)

Running Back

  •  9 Travis Etienne Jr.Junior (5'10, 200)
  • 19 Michel Dukes – Freshman (5'11, 190)
  • 21 Darien Rencher – Redshirt Junior (5'8, 195)
  • 23 Lyn-J Dixon – Sophomore (5'10, 195)
  • 27 Chez Mellusi – Freshman (6'0, 175)
  • 33 Ty Lucas – Redshirt Freshman (5'7, 205)

Wide Receiver

  •  2 Frank Ladson Jr. – Freshman (6'4, 190)
  •  3 Amari Rodgers – Junior (5'10, 215)
  •  5 Tee HigginsJunior (6'4, 210)
  •  8 Justyn RossSophomore (6'4, 210)
  • 10 Joesph Ngata – Freshman (6'4, 215)
  • 13 Brannon Specter – Freshman (6'1, 190)
  • 14 Diondre Overton – Senior (6'4, 210)
  • 17 Cornell Powell – Redshirt Junior (6'0, 210)
  • 18 T.J. Chase – Redshirt Junior (6'0, 190)
  • 22 Will Swinney – Junior (5'8, 185)
  • 29 Hampton Earle – Freshman (5'11, 185)
  • 45 Josh Jackson – Redshirt Junior (6'0, 195)
  • 81 Drew Swinney – Redshirt Freshman (5'8, 180)
  • 86 Will Brown – Redshirt Sophomore (5'8, 185)
  • 86 Tye Herbstreit - Freshman (6'0, 175)
  • 87 Hamp Greene – Freshman (5'10, 165)
  • 89 Max May – Redshirt Freshman (6'1, 195)

Tight End

  • 25 J.C. Chalk – Redshirt Junior (6'3, 260)
  • 44 Garrett Williams – Redshirt Graduate (6'2, 235)
  • 80 Luke Price – Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 220)
  • 84 Davis Allen – Freshman (6'5, 220)
  • 85 Jaelyn Lay – Freshman (6'5, 250)
  • 87 J.L Banks – Redshirt Senior (6'1, 240)
  • 88 Braden Galloway – Sophomore (6'4, 240)

Placekicker

  • 29 B.T. Potter – Sophomore (5'10, 175)
  • 41 Jonathan Weitz – Freshman (6'0, 175)
 

Offensive Lineman

  • 50 Kaleb Boateng – OL – Freshman (6'5, 305)
  • 54 Mason Trotter – OL – Freshman (6'3, 270)
  • 55 Hunter Rayburn – OL – Freshman (6'4, 310)
  • 56 Will Putnam – OL – Freshman (6'4, 290)
  • 59 Gage Cervenka – OL – Redshirt Graduate (6'3, 325)
  • 62 Cade Stewart – OL – Redshirt Junior (6'3, 310)
  • 65 Matt Bockhorst – OG – Redshirt Sophomore (6'4, 310)
  • 69 Marquis Sease – OL – Redshirt Sophomore (5'11, 275)
  • 71 Jordan McFadden – OT – Redshirt Freshman (6'3, 300)
  • 72 Blake Vinson – OT – Redshirt Sophomore (6'4, 285)
  • 73 Tremayne Anchrum – OT – Senior (6'2, 310)
  • 74 John Simpson – OG – Senior (6'4, 330)
  • 76 Sean Pollard – OL – Senior (6'5, 315)
  • 78 Chandler Reeves – OT – Redshirt Junior (6'6, 295)
  • 79 Jackson Carman – OL – Sophomore (6'5, 345)

Defensive Lineman

  •  3 Xavier Thomas – DE – Sophomore (6'2, 260)
  • 5 K.J. Henry – DE – Redshirt Freshman (6'4, 240)
  •  7 Justin Mascoll – DE – Redshirt Freshman (6'4, 255)
  • 13 Tyler Davis – DL – Freshman (6'1, 290)
  • 22 Xavier Kelly – DL – Redshirt Junior (6'4, 270)
  • 32 Etinosa Reuben – DL – Freshman (6'4, 280)
  • 33 Ruke Orhorhoro – DL – Freshman (6'5, 275)
  • 35 Justin Foster – DE – Junior (6'2, 260)
  • 44 Nyles Pinckney – DT – Redshirt Graduate (6'1, 300)
  • 52 Tayquon Johnson – DL – Freshman (6'3, 290)
  • 54 Logan Rudolph – DE – Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 245)
  • 59 Jordan Williams – DT – Redshirt Sophomore (6'4, 310)
  • 89 Tristan Walker – DE – Redshirt Junior (6'3, 225)
  • 90 Darnell Jefferies – DT – Redshirt Freshman (6'2, 275)
  • 91 Nick Eddis – DL – Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 250)
  • 92 Klayton Randolph – DE – Redshirt Freshman (6'2, 230)
  • 94 Jacob Edwards – DE – Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 285)
  • 95 James Edwards – DT – Redshirt Sophomore (6'2, 285)
  • 98 Logan Cash – DL – Freshman (6'3, 255)

Punter

  • 39 Aidan Swanson – Freshman (6'3, 170)
  • 48 Will Spiers – Redshirt Junior (6'5, 220)
  • 98 Steven Sawicki – Redshirt Senior (6'3, 240)
 

Linebacker

  •  6 Mike Jones Jr. – Redshirt Freshman (6'0, 230)
  • 10 Baylon Spector – Redshirt Sophomore (6'1, 230)
  • 11 Isaiah SimmonsRedshirt Junior (6'4, 225)
  • 15 Jake Venables – Redshirt Freshman (6'1, 225)
  • 17 Kane Patterson – Freshman (6'2, 225)
  • 21 Bryton Constantin – Freshman (6'2, 220)
  • 30 Keith Maguire – Freshman (6'2, 215)
  • 40 Greg Williams – Freshman (6'4, 235)
  • 42 LaVonta Bradley – Freshman (6'1, 215)
  • 43 Chad Smith – Redshirt Graduate (6'3, 240)
  • 45 Matt McMahan – Freshman (6'1, 205)
  • 46 John Boyd – Redshirt Sophomore (6'0, 215)
  • 47 James Skalski – Redshirt Junior (6'0, 245)
  • 48 Landon Holden – Redshirt Sophomore (6'1, 240)
  • 49 Matt Maloney - Freshman (6'0, 190)
  • 53 Regan Upshaw – Redshirt Junior (5'11, 235)

Defensive Back

  •  1 Derion Kendrick – CB/WR – Sophomore (6'0, 180)
  •  8 A. J. Terrell – CB – Junior (6'2, 190)
  •  9 Brian Dawkins Jr. – CB – Redshirt Junior (5'7, 170)
  • 12 K'Von Wallace – S – Senior (5'11, 210)
  • 14 Denzel Johnson – S – Redshirt Senior (6'0, 205)
  • 16 Ray Thornton III – DB – Freshman (6'2, 205)
  • 18 Joseph Charleston – DB – Freshman (6'2, 190)
  • 19 Tanner Muse – S – Redshirt Graduate (6'1, 230)
  • 20 LeAnthony Williams Jr. – CB – Redshirt Sophomore (5'11, 180)
  • 23 Andrew Booth Jr. – DB – Freshman (6'1, 180)
  • 24 Nolan Turner – S – Redshirt Junior (6'1, 190)
  • 25 Jalyn Phillips – DB – Freshman (6'1, 185)
  • 26 Jack McCall – CB – Redshirt Sophomore (5'11, 180)
  • 26 Sheridan Jones – DB – Freshman (6'1, 175)
  • 27 Carson Donnelly – S – Redshirt Freshman (5'10, 180)
  • 29 Michael Becker – S – Redshirt Freshman (6'1, 185)
  • 31 Mario Goodrich – CB – Sophomore (6'0, 195)
  • 36 Landen Zanders – DB – Freshman (6'1, 190)
  • 37 Jake Herbstreit – DB – Freshman (6'0, 175)
  • 38 Elijah Turner – S – Redshirt Junior (5'11, 190)
  • 47 Peter Cote – S – Redshirt Sophomore (5'9, 180)

Long Snappers

  • 46 Jack Maddox – Redshirt Sophomore (6'3, 220)
  • 52 Tyler Brown – Redshirt Junior (6'0, 215)
  • 58 Patrick Phibbs – Redshirt Senior (6'2, 210)

Source:[32]

Depth chart[edit]

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP 1 (52) 1 (54) 1 (56) 1 (57) 1 (55) 2 (18) 2 (15) 3 (11) 4 (9) 4 (7) 4 (7) 3 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3)  
Coaches 1 (59) 1 (58) 1 (60) 1 (62) 1 (62) 2 (30) 2 (20) 2 (14) 2 (10) 3 (10) 3 (9) 3 (4) 3 (4) 3 (4) 3 (4) 3 (5)  
CFP Not released 5 3 3 3 3 3 Not released

Game summaries[edit]

Georgia Tech[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
32-50-2 2018 W, 49–21
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Clemson Tigers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
Georgia Tech 0 0 7714
No. 1 Clemson 14 14 141052

at Memorial StadiumClemson, SC

  • Date: August 29, 2019
  • Game time: 8:06 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 79° F • Wind: Light • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 79,118
  • Referee: Tra Blake
  • TV announcers (ACCN): Dave O’Brien (play-by-play), Tim Hasselbeck (color), Maria Taylor (sideline)
  • Sources:[33] [34]
Game information

Texas A&M[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2018 W, 28–26
Texas A&M Aggies at Clemson Tigers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 12 Texas A&M 0 3 0710
No. 1 Clemson 0 17 7024

at Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC

  • Date: September 7, 2019
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 94° F • Wind: North, 2 mph • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 81,500
  • Referee: James Carter
  • TV announcers (ABC): Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Todd Blackledge (color), Holly Rowe (sideline)
  • Sources:[35] [36]
Game information

at Syracuse[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–2 2018 W, 27–23
Clemson Tigers at Syracuse Orange − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 1 Clemson 14 3 101441
Syracuse 0 6 006

at Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY

  • Date: September 14, 2019
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: N/A (Indoors) • Wind: N/A (Indoors) • Weather: N/A (Indoors)
  • Game attendance: 50,248
  • Referee: Marcus Woods
  • TV announcers (ABC): Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Maria Taylor (sideline)
  • Sources:[37] [38]
Game information

Charlotte[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–0 None
Charlotte 49ers at Clemson Tigers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
Charlotte 0 3 7010
No. 1 Clemson 17 21 7752

at Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Game time: 7:35 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 84° F • Wind: South @ 3 mph • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 81,500
  • Referee: Jeff Macongghy
  • TV announcers (ACCN): Dave O’Brien (play-by-play), Tim Hasselbeck (color), Katie George (sideline)
  • Sources:[39] [40]
Game information

at North Carolina[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
37–19–1 2015 ACC Championship Game W, 45–37
Clemson Tigers at North Carolina Tar Heels − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 1 Clemson 0 14 0721
North Carolina 7 7 0620

at Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 91° F • Wind: West @ 7 mph • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 50,500
  • Referee: Riley Johnson
  • TV announcers (ABC): Dave Pasch (play-by-play), Greg McElroy (color), Tom Luginbill (sideline)
  • Sources:[41] [42]
Game information

Florida State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
12–20 2018 W 59–10
Florida State Seminoles at Clemson Tigers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
Florida State 0 0 7714
No. 2 Clemson 14 14 14345

at Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC

  • Date: October 12, 2019
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 84° F • Wind: WSW @ 11 mph • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 80,500
  • Referee: Jeff Heaser
  • TV announcers (ABC): Steve Levy (play-by-play), Brian Griese (color), Molly McGrath and Todd McShay (sideline)
  • Sources:[43] [44]
Game information

at Louisville[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–0 2018 W, 77–16
Clemson Tigers at Louisville Cardinals − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 3 Clemson 3 14 72145
Louisville 0 3 0710

at Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY

  • Date: October 19, 2019
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 63° F • Wind: SE @ 7 mph • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 51,015
  • Referee: T. Blake
  • TV announcers (ABC): Bob Wischusen (play-by-play), Dan Orlovsky (color), Allison Williams (sideline)
  • Sources:[45] [46]
Game information

Boston College[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–9–2 2018 W 27–7
Boston College Eagles at Clemson Tigers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
Boston College 0 7 007
No. 4 Clemson 17 21 14759

at Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC

  • Date: October 26, 2019
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 69° F • Wind: ENE @ 6 mph • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 81,081
  • Referee: Stuart Mullins
  • TV announcers (ACCN): Dave O’Brien (play-by-play), Tim Hasselbeck (color), Katie George (sideline)
  • Sources:[47] [48]
Game information

Wofford[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
12–3 2015 W 49–10
Wofford Terriers at Clemson Tigers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 23 (FCS) Wofford 0 0 14014
No. 4 Clemson 21 21 14359

at Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC

  • Date: November 2, 2019
  • Game time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 63° F • Wind: West @ 6 mph • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 81,500
  • Referee: Jeff Flanagan
  • TV announcers (ACCN): Chris Cotter (play-by-play), Mark Herzlich (color), Kelsey Riggs (sideline)
  • Sources:[49] [50]
Game information

at NC State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
58–28–1 2018 W, 41–7
Clemson Tigers at NC State Wolfpack − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 5 Clemson 28 14 7655
NC State 0 0 7310

at Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC

  • Date: November 9, 2019
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 45° F • Wind: North @ 1 mph • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 57,886
  • Referee: Jeff Heaser
  • TV announcers (ABC): Chris Fowler (play-by-play), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Maria Taylor (sideline)
  • Sources:[51] [52]
Game information

Wake Forest[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
66–17–1 2018 W 63–3
Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Clemson Tigers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
Wake Forest 3 0 003
No. 3 Clemson 14 17 14752

at Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC

  • Date: November 16, 2019
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m.
  • Game weather: Temperature: 62° F • Wind: East @ 9 mph • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 80,875
  • Referee: Jeff Flanagan
  • TV announcers (ABC): Bob Wischusen (play-by-play), Dan Orlovsky (color), Allison Williams (sideline)
  • Sources:[53] [54]
Game information

at South Carolina[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
70–42–4 2018 W, 56–35
Clemson Tigers at South Carolina Gamecocks − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 3 Clemson 14 10 7738
South Carolina 0 3 003

at Williams–Brice StadiumColumbia, SC

  • Date: November 30, 2019
  • Game weather: Temperature: 60 ° F • Wind: SSW @ 4 mph • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 80,580
  • Referee: Stuart Mullins
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Pasch (play-by-play), Greg McElroy (color), Tom Luginbill (sideline)
  • Sources:[55] [56]
Game information

ACC Championship Game[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
38–8–1 2013 W 59–10
Clemson Tigers vs. Virginia Cavaliers − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 23 Virginia 7 0 7317
No. 3 Clemson 14 17 141762

at Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC

Game information

vs. Ohio State (Fiesta Bowl)[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2016 W, 31–0
Clemson Tigers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes − Game summary
1 2 34Total
No. 3 Clemson 0 0 000
No. 2 Ohio State 0 0 000

at State Farm StadiumGlendale, AZ

Game information

Awards and honors[edit]

Weekly Awards
Player Award Date Ref.
Isaiah Simmons Walter Camp Player of the Week September 15, 2019 [58]

Postseason[edit]

2020 NFL Draft[edit]

The 2020 NFL Draft will be held on April 23–25, 2020 in Paradise, Nevada.

Tigers who were picked in the 2020 NFL Draft:

Round Pick Player Position Team

Undrafted free agents[edit]

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