1967 Clemson Tigers football team
The 1967 Clemson Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Clemson University in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) during the 1967 NCAA University Division football season. In its 28th season under head coach Frank Howard, the team compiled a 6–4 record (6–0 against conference opponents), won the ACC championship, and outscored opponents by a total of 166 to 128. The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina.
|1967 Clemson Tigers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1967 record||6–4 (6–0 ACC)|
|Head coach||Frank Howard (28th season)|
|Captain||Jimmy Addison, Frank Liberatore|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1967 ACC football standings|
Rankings from AP Poll
Jimmy Addison and Frank Liberatore were the team captains. The team's statistical leaders included Jimmy Addison with 924 passing yards, Buddy Gore with 1,045 rushing yards and 54 points scored, and Phil Rogers with 429 receiving yards.
Five Clemson players were selected by the Associated Press as first-team players on the 1967 All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team: back Buddy Gore; offensive tackle Wayne Mass; offensive guard Harry Olszewski; defensive end Ronnie Duckworth; linebacker Jimmy Catoe; and defensive back Frank Liberatore.
|September 23||Wake Forest||W 23–6|
|September 30||No. 5 Georgia*||L 17–24|
|October 7||at Georgia Tech*||L 0–10|
|October 14||at Auburn*||L 21–43|
|October 21||at Duke||W 13–7|
|October 28||Alabama*||L 10–13|
|November 4||at North Carolina||W 17–0|
|November 11||Maryland||W 28–7|
|November 18||No. 10 NC State||W 14–6|
|November 25||at South Carolina||W 23–12||43,338|||
- "1967 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013.
- "2016 Media Guide" (PDF). clemsontigers.com. Clemson Athletics. 2016. pp. 200–208. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
- "1967 Clemson Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 3, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- "1967 Clemson Tigers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 4, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- "State, Clemson Place Six Players Each On All-ACC". The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC). December 1, 1967. p. 8.
- Jim Anderson (November 26, 1967). "Clemson Takes Carolina And ACC Championship". The Greenville News. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.