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Clemson Football Pre-Game Fact Sheet

Nov. 3, 2000

Game: Clemson (8-1, 6-1) vs. Florida St. (8-1, 6-0)Rankings: Clemson 10th in AP and USA Today Florida State 4th in AP and USA TodayDate: November 4, 2000Kickoff: 7:37 PM KickoffLive Television: ESPNDelay TV: College Sports Southeast (Doug Bell, Hootie Ingram)Clemson Fans: 9,000Ticket Availability: Sold Out

Series Record: Florida State leads 11-2at Tallahassee: Florida State leads 5-2Last Clemson Win: 34-23 at Florida State in 1989Last Year: Florida State 17, Clemson 14Series Streak: Florida State has won 8 in a row, every game since they joined the league in 1992. Clemson has not scored a touchdown in Tallahassee since 1989.

Moment of Silence: The Florida State Athletic Department has announced it will observe a moment of silence at Doak Campbell Stadium in memory of former Clemson Sports Information Director Bob Bradley, just prior to the playing of the National Anthem. Bradley passed away this past Monday after a three year battle against bone cancer.

Clemson Injuries:

Woodrow Dantzler, QB, probable, bruised ankle Joe Don Reames,PR, out, sprained neck Terry Bryant, DE, probable, sprained ankleTerry Jolly, DT, probable, sprained knee

Other Notes: This is just the fourth meeting of top 10 ACC teams in history….Clemson linebacker Chad Carson is ranked second in the nation in tackles per game…Tiger linebacker Keith Adams is 8th in the nation in that category and 20th in tackles for loss…Tommy Bowden has an 8-1 record the week after a regular season loss as a head coach…Rod Gardner needs 11 receptions to break Terry Smith’s career receiving record…Travis Zachery needs one rushing touchdown to set the school career record for that category…Clemson and Florida State rank in the top 2 in the ACC in 10 different statistical categories.

Note to the Media: Clemson Coach Tommy Bowden will be available on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the McFadden Auditorium. There will not be a teleconference aspect to this press conference however. Clemson will be on fall break, so players might not be available. Clemson is open on November 11 and will conclude its season at home against South Carolina on November 18. Time of that game should be set on Monday.

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