Clemson Tigers football, 1960–1969


Clemson Tigers football, 1960–1969

The Clemson Tigers football teams of 1960–1969 represented Clemson University in NCAA college football competition.

Contents

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

1960

1960 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1960 record 6–4 (4–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Dave Lynn, Lowndes Shingler
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 24 at Wake Forest #9 Bowman Gray Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 28–7
October 1* Virginia Tech #7 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 13–7
October 8 Virginia #8 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 21–7
October 15 at Maryland #8 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD L 17–19
October 22 at Duke Duke Stadium • Durham, NC L 6–21
October 29* at Vanderbilt Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 20–22
November 5 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 24–0
November 12 South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 12–2
November 19* at Boston College Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA L 14–25
November 26* Furman Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 42–14
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1961

1961 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1961 record 5–5 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Ron Andreo, Calvin West
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1960 1962 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23* at Florida Florida Field • Gainesville, FL L 17–21
September 30 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 21–24
October 7 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 27–0
October 14 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 13–17
October 21 at Duke Duke Stadium • Durham, NC W 17–7
October 28* at Auburn Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL L 14–24
November 4* Tulane Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 21–6
November 11 at South Carolina Carolina Stadium • Columbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 14–21
November 18* Furman Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 35–6
November 25 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 20–0
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1962

1962 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1962 record 6–4 (5–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Dave Hynes
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1961 1963 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 22* at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 9–26
September 29 at NC State Riddick Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 7–0
October 6 at Wake Forest Bowman Gray Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 24–7
October 13* Georgia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 16–24
October 20 Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 0–16
October 27* Auburn Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 14–17
November 3 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 17–6
November 10* at Furman Sirrine Stadium • Greenville, SC W 44–3
November 17 at Maryland Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 17–14
November 24 South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 20–17
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1963

1963 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1963 record 5–4–1 (5–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Tracy Childers
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »

The South Carolina game moved from November 23 due to the Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21* at #4 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK L 14–31
September 28* at #9 Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 0–27
October 5 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) L 3–7
October 12* Georgia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC T 7–7
October 19 at Duke Duke Stadium • Durham, NC L 30–35
October 26 at Virginia Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 35–0
November 2 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 36–0
November 9 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 11–7
November 16 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 21–6
November 28 at South Carolina Carolina Stadium • Columbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 24–20
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1964

1964 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1964 record 3–7 (2–4 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain John Boyett, Ted Bunton
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1963 1965 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19* Furman Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 28–0
September 26 at NC State Riddick Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 0–9
October 3* at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 7–14
October 10* at Georgia Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 7–19
October 17 at Wake Forest Bowman Gray Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 21–2
October 24* at Texas Christian Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX L 10–14
October 31 Virginia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 29–7
November 7 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 0–29
November 14 at Maryland Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD L 0–34
November 28 South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 3–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1965

1965 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Co-Champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1965 record 5–5 (5–2[a] ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Bill Hecht, Floyd Rogers
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1964 1966 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 18 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 21–7
September 25 at Virginia Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 20–14
October 2* at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 6–38
October 9* at #4 Georgia Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 9–23
October 16 at Duke Duke Stadium • Durham, NC W 3–2
October 23* Texas Christian Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 3–0
October 30 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 26–13
November 6 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 13–17
November 13 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 0–6
November 20 at South Carolina Carolina Stadium • Columbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 16–17[a]
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

^a South Carolina was forced by the ACC to forfeit all conference games due to ineligible players. Clemson and NC State, who had both lost to South Carolina, were declared co-champions.[1]

1966

1966 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1966 record 6–4 (6–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Mike Facciolo
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 24 Virginia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 40–35
October 1* at #9 Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 12–13
October 8* at #4 Alabama Denny Stadium • Tuscaloosa, AL L 0–26
October 15 Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 9–6
October 22* at #5 Southern California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 0–30
October 29 at Wake Forest Bowman Gray Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 23–21
November 5 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 27–3
November 12 at Maryland Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 14–10
November 19 at NC State Carter Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 14–23
November 26 South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 35–10
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1967

1967 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1967 record 6–4 (6–0 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Jimmy Addison, Frank Liberatore
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1966 1968 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 23–6
September 30* #5 Georgia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 17–24
October 7* at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 0–10
October 14* at Auburn Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL L 21–43
October 21 at Duke Duke Stadium • Durham, NC W 13–7
October 28* Alabama Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 10–13
November 4 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC W 17–0
November 11 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 28–7
November 18 #10 NC State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl) W 14–6
November 25 at South Carolina Carolina Stadium • Columbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 23–12
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1968

1968 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1968 record 4–5–1 (4–1–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Billy Ammons, Ronnie Ducworth
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1967 1969 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21 at Wake Forest Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC T 20–20
September 28* at Georgia Sanford Stadium • Athens, GA L 13–31
October 5* at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 21–24
October 12* Auburn Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 10–21
October 19 Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 39–22
October 26* at Alabama Denny Stadium • Tuscaloosa, AL L 14–21
November 2 at NC State Carter Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 24–19
November 9 at Maryland Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 16–0
November 16 North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 24–14
November 23 South Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 3–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1969

1969 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1969 record 4–6 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Frank Howard
Captain Ivan Southerland, Charlie Tolley
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1968 1970 »

1969 was Frank Howard's final season as head coach, although he remained Athletic Director until 1971. In 1974, the playing field at Memorial Stadium, which he helped to build, was named in his honor.

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 at Virginia Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 21–14
September 27* #7 Georgia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 0–30
October 4* at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) W 21–10
October 11* at #20 Auburn Cliff Hare Stadium • Auburn, AL L 0–51
October 18 Wake Forest Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 28–14
October 25* Alabama Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC L 13–38
November 1 Maryland Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 40–0
November 8 at Duke Duke Stadium • Durham, NC L 27–34
November 15 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC L 15–32
November 22 at South Carolina Carolina Stadium • Columbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) L 13–27
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

References

  1. ^ "ACC Champions". 2007 Football Media Guide. Atlantic Coast Conference. p. 93. Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/60oxFopnJ. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 

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