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The 1957 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. Clemson played its last game against Presbyterian College; Presbyterian was Clemson's season-opening game from 1930 until 1957.

1957 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
1957 record7–3 (4–3 ACC)
Head coachFrank Howard (18th season)
CaptainJohn Grdijan, Leon Kaltenback
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 15 NC State $ 5 0 1     7 1 2
No. 16 Duke 5 1 1     6 3 2
Clemson 4 3 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     7 3 0
Maryland 4 3 0     5 5 0
Virginia 2 4 0     3 6 1
South Carolina 2 5 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21* Presbyterian Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 66–0
September 28 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 0–26
October 5 #13 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (rivalry) L 7–13
October 12 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 20–6
October 24 at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 13–0
November 2* at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 20–7
November 9 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 26–7
November 16 at #11 Duke #14 Duke StadiumDurham, NC L 6–7
November 23 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 13–6
November 30* at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC W 45–6
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1957 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 16, 2013.