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Clemson-South Carolina Pregame Fact Sheet

Nov. 17, 2000

Game: Clemson (8-2, 6-2) vs. South Carolina (7-3, 5-3)Rankings: Clemson 16th in AP and 14th USA Today South Carolina 25th in AP and not ranked USA TodayDate: November 18, 2000Kickoff: 3:36 PM KickoffLive Television: ABCDelay TV: College Sports Southeast (Doug Bell, Hootie Ingram)Ticket Availability: Sold Out

Series Record: Clemson leads 58-35-4at Clemson: Clemson leads 12-7Last Clemson Win: Clemson 31, South Carolina 21 in ColumbiaLast Year: SameSeries Streak: Clemson has won three in a row and 9 of last 12.

Moment of Silence: There will be moment of silence prior to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game in honor of former Clemson Sports Information Director Bob Bradley, who passed away on October 30. The game program is dedicated to Bradley and the Clemson band will spell out “Mr. B” as it concludes its halftime presentation.

Clemson Injuries: Woodrow Dantzler, QB, probable, bruised ankle Joe Don Reames, PR, probable, sprained neck Terry Jolly, DT, probable, sprained ankle Travis Zachery, RB,probable, sprained ankleKeith Adams, LB, questionable, concussion suffered in Tuesday practice.

Other Notes: A victory will give Clemson its first nine-win regular season since 1991…it could also ensure Clemson’s first top 25 finish since 1993…Clemson has 19 seniors, including 15 scholarship players, who will be playing in their final home game…That class will attempt to be just the 10th in Clemson history to sweep South Carolina four years in a row…this just the fourth time in the 98 year history of the series that Clemson and South Carolina have both been ranked heading into the game….Clemson running back Travis Zachery needs 72 yards rushing to reach 1000 for the season…Clemson quarterback Woodrow Dantzler needs 133 yards rushing to reach 1000 for the season…wide receiver Rod Gardner needs 151 yards receiving to reach 1000 for the season…Gardner needs 8 receptions to become Clemson’s career reception leader…Clemson accepted a bid to the Gator Bowl on Tuesday and will play in that contest against an opponent to be named on January 1 at 12:30 PM….Clemson linebacker Keith Adams is a finalist for the Butkus Award…Clemson wide receiver Rod Gardner is a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award, quarterback Woody Dantzler is a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award and Robert Carswell is a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award.

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