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Clemson vs. FSU Pregame Notes

Clemson vs. FSU Pregame Notes

Nov. 2, 2001

Date: November 3, 2001 Kickoff: 3:37 PM Site: Clemson Memorial Stadium Expected Attendance: 84,000 Ticket Availability: Sold Out Live TV: ABC (Brad Nessler, Bob Griese, Lynn Swann) Series Record: Florida State leads 12-2, 6-0 at Death Valley Last Meeting: Florida State 54, Clemson 7 in 2000 at FSU Last Meeting at Clemson: Florida State 17, Clemson 14 in 1999 Clemson Rankings: 24th in USA Today, NR in AP Florida State Rankings 14th in AP, 14th in USA Today

Clemson Injury Summary *Kevin Youngblood (WR)-broken leg, out *Marcus Houskin(FS)-broken neck, out *Altroy Bodrick (LB)-torn ACL, out *Tony Elliott (WR)-broken wrist, out *Kevin Johnson (CB)-Family death last week, will play Ben Hall (TE)-Strained neck vs. Wake Forest, will play John Leake (LB)-sprained ankle vs. Wake Forest, will play Airese Currie (WR)-sprained foot vs. Wake Forest, will play Chad Carson (LB)-sprained knee vs. Wake Forest, will play

Lineup News: Ryan Hemby is expected to start at cornerback, his third straight start. Kevin Johnson lost his father this week due to a stroke and missed Monday and Thursday practices. He is available to play Saturday. John Leake suffered a sprained ankle vs. Wake Forest and missed Monday and Tuesday practice. He was back at practice Wednesday and will start against Florida State.

Clemson To Celebrate 1981 National Championship Reunion Clemson will celebrate the 20-year anniversary of its 1981 National Championship on November 3rd at Death Valley. Over 100 former players and coaches are expected to attend, said retired Head Athletic Trainer Fred Hoover, who is coordinating the event. The team will be available for autographs outside the Fike Recreation Center on Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Current Ring of Honor member Jeff Davis and soon to be inducted member Terry Kinard will be on the Tailgate Show at 2:00 pm located next to Littlejohn Coliseum. They will also be available for autographs. The 1981 team will march from Fike to “The Hill” at 2:45 pm where they will enter the stadium by Running Down The Hill during pre-game ceremonies. They are expected to run down the hill by approximately 3:15 PM. Terry Kinard will then be honored by the College Football Hall of Fame, and will be inducted into the Clemson Ring of Honor at Memorial Stadium. Kinard will be formally inducted into the College Hall of Fame in New York City in December. Each inductee has an on-campus ceremony during the season and this will be Kinard’s.

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