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The 1977 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season.

1977 Clemson Tigers football
Gator Bowl, L 3–34 vs. Pittsburgh
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 19
1977 record8–3–1 (4–1–1 ACC)
Head coachCharley Pell (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJimmye Laycock (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorMickey Andrews (1st season)
CaptainSteve Fuller, Steve Godfrey, Randy Scott
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 17 North Carolina $ 5 0 1     8 3 1
No. 19 Clemson 4 1 1     8 3 1
NC State 4 2 0     8 4 0
Maryland 4 2 0     8 4 0
Duke 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 1 5 0     1 9 1
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10 #10 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 14–21
44,650
September 17* at #17 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (rivalry) W 7–6
55,100
September 24* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (rivalry) W 31–14
51,116
October 1* at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 31–13
34,000
October 8 Virginia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 31–0
49,830
October 15 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 17–11
26,500
October 22 NC State #20 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (rivalry) W 7–3
50,304
October 29 Wake Forest #16 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 26–0
40,445
November 5 at North Carolina #13 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC T 13–13
50,400
November 12* #5 Notre Dame #15 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 17–21
54,189
November 19* at South Carolina #15 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 31–27
56,410
December 30* vs. #10 Pittsburgh #11 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) L 3–34
72,289
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

RosterEdit

1977 Clemson Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 55 Jeff Bostic So
WR 16 Jerry Butler Jr
RB 22 Ken Callicutt Sr
WR 30 Dwight Clark Jr
QB 4 Steve Fuller (C) Jr
OL 53 Steve Kenney Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Season summaryEdit

South CarolinaEdit

1 234Total
• Clemson 10 777 31
South Carolina 0 0720 27

[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fuller's TD Pass Rallies Clemson." Palm Beach Post. 1977 Nov 20.