1972 Clemson Tigers football team

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1972 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1972 record 4–7 (2–5 ACC)
Head coach Hootie Ingram (3rd season)
Captain Wade Hughes, Buddy King, Frank Wirth
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 North Carolina $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
No. 17 NC State 4 1 1     8 3 1
Maryland 3 2 1     5 5 1
Duke 3 3 0     5 6 0
Clemson 2 4 0     4 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1972 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1972 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 9* The Citadel Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina W 13–0
40,000
September 23* at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, Texas L 10–29
19,500
September 30* at #2 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 3–52
61,210
October 7* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, Georgia (Rivalry) L 9–31
48,624
October 14 Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina L 0–7
33,000
October 21 Virginia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina W 37–21
31,000
October 28 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 31–0
16,000
November 4 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina L 10–26
41,000
November 11 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 6–31
29,326
November 18 at NC State Carter StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina (Textile Bowl) L 17–42
31,000
November 25* South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 7–6
45,000
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1972 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013.