1971 Clemson Tigers football team

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1971 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1971 record 5–6 (4–2 ACC)
Head coach Hootie Ingram (2nd season)
Captain Larry Hefner, John McMakin
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Carolina $   6 0         9 3  
Clemson   4 2         5 6  
Duke   2 3         6 5  
Virginia   2 3         3 8  
Wake Forest   2 3         6 5  
NC State   2 4         3 8  
Maryland   1 4         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1971 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1971 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 11* Kentucky Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina L 10–13
34,000
September 25* #14 Georgia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina (Rivalry) L 0–28
38,000
October 2* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta (Rivalry) L 14–24
50,239
October 9 vs. #14 Duke Foreman FieldNorfolk, Virginia (Oyster Bowl) W 3–0
20,000
October 16 vs. Virginia City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (Tobacco Bowl) W 35–15
20,000
October 23* at #5 Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama (Rivalry) L 13–35
55,000
October 30 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 10–9
34,000
November 6 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina L 13–26
45,500
November 13 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 20–14
25,000
November 20 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina (Textile Bowl) L 23–31
28,000
November 27* at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 17–7
57,242
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1971 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013.