1948 Clemson Tigers football team

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1948 Clemson Tigers football
Southern Conference champion
Gator Bowl champion
Gator Bowl, W 24–23 vs. Missouri
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 11
1948 record 11–0 (5–0 SoCon)
Head coach Frank Howard (9th season)
Captain Bob Martin, Phil Prince
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 11 Clemson $ 5 0 0     11 0 0
No. 3 North Carolina 4 0 1     9 1 1
VMI 5 1 0     6 3 0
No. 17 William & Mary 5 1 1     7 2 2
No. 20 Wake Forest 5 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 4 2 0     6 4 0
Duke 3 2 1     4 3 2
Richmond 3 3 1     5 3 2
Washington and Lee 2 2 0     4 6 0
Furman 2 4 0     2 6 1
George Washington 2 4 0     4 6 0
Davidson 2 5 0     3 5 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 5 0
NC State 1 4 1     3 6 1
VPI 0 6 1     0 8 1
The Citadel 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1948 college football season. Memorial Stadium hosted its first night game in the opener against Presbyterian.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25* Presbyterian Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina W 53–0
October 2 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina (Textile Bowl) W 6–0
October 9* at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi W 21–7
October 21 at South Carolina #14 Carolina StadiumColumbia, South Carolina (Big Thursday) W 13–7
October 29* at Boston College #13 Braves FieldBoston (Rivalry) W 26–19
November 6 Furman #12 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 41–0
November 13 #19 Wake Forest #10 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 21–14
November 20* Duquesne #9 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 42–0
November 27* vs. Auburn #11 Ladd StadiumMobile, Alabama (Rivalry) W 7–6
December 4* at The Citadel #10 Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, South Carolina W 20–0
January 1, 1949* vs. Missouri #11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, Florida (Gator Bowl) W 24–23
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Media Guide" (PDF). clemsontigers.com. Clemson Athletics. 2016. pp. 200–208. Retrieved June 23, 2017.