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The 1988 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season.

1988 Clemson Tigers football
ACC champion
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 9
1988 record10–2 (6–1 ACC)
Head coachDanny Ford (11th season)
CaptainRodney Williams, Donnell Woolford
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium (c. 79,854, grass)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 2 1     8 3 1
Wake Forest 4 3 0     6 4 1
Maryland 4 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     7 3 1
North Carolina 1 6 0     1 10 0
Georgia Tech 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:00 p.m.Virginia Tech*No. 4JPSW 40–778,714
September 101:00 p.m.Furman*No. 3
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC
W 23–380,620
September 172:30 p.m.No. 10 Florida State*No. 3
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC (rivalry)
CBSL 21–2485,576
September 241:00 p.m.Georgia TechNo. 12W 30–1345,106
October 81:00 p.m.at VirginiaNo. 11W 10–742,000
October 154:00 p.m.No. 22 DukeNo. 11
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC
ESPNW 49–1783,356
October 221:00 p.m.at No. 24 NC StateNo. 9L 3–1055,000
October 291:00 p.m.at Wake ForestNo. 15W 37–1427,300
November 512:00 p.m.North CarolinaNo. 17
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Clemson, SC
JPSW 37–1478,369
November 1212:00 p.m.at MarylandNo. 16JPSW 49–2545,000
November 191:00 p.m.No. 25 South Carolina*No. 15
JPSW 29–1084,867
January 1, 19891:30 p.m.vs. No. 10 Oklahoma*No. 9ABCW 13–653,571
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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