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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]

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

ScheduleEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

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