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
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 11
1948 record11–0 (5–0 SoCon)
Head coachFrank Howard (9th season)
CaptainBob Martin, Phil Prince
Home stadiumMemorial 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, SC W 53–0
October 2 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (rivalry) W 6–0
October 9* at Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, MS W 21–7
October 21 at South Carolina #14 Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 13–7
October 29* at Boston College #13 Braves FieldBoston, MA (rivalry) W 26–19
November 6 Furman #12 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 41–0
November 13 #19 Wake Forest #10 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 21–14
November 20* Duquesne #9 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 42–0
November 27* vs. Auburn #11 Ladd StadiumMobile, AL (rivalry) W 7–6
December 4* at The Citadel #10 Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 20–0
January 1, 1949* vs. Missouri #11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (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.