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The 1987 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

1987 Clemson Tigers football
ACC champion
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 12
1987 record10–2 (6–1 ACC)
Head coachDanny Ford (10th season)
CaptainMichael Dean Perry, John Phillips
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     8 4 0
Wake Forest 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 7 0
North Carolina 3 4 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     5 6 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 5* Western Carolina* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 43–0
71,465
September 12* at Virginia Tech* #10 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 22–10
42,000
September 19* #18 Georgia* #8 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (rivalry) W 21–20
81,875
September 26 Georgia Tech #9 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (rivalry) W 33–12
78,832
October 10 Virginia #8 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 38–21
79,963
October 17 Duke #7 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 17–10
70,294
October 24 NC State #7 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) L 28–30
73,613
October 31 Wake Forest #14 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 31–17
69,711
November 7 at North Carolina #10 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 13–10
53,115
November 14 Maryland #9 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 45–16
76,773
November 21* at #12 South Carolina* #8 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 7–20
75,043
January 1, 1988* vs. #20 Penn State* #14 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) W 35–10
53,152
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Game summariesEdit

MarylandEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Maryland 7 3 0 6 16
Clemson 10 14 14 7 45

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1987 Nov 15. Retrieved 2019-Jan-06.