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TheACC.com Feature: Looking Back…Clemson’s 1958 Football Team

TheACC.com Feature: Looking Back…Clemson’s 1958 Football Team

Oct. 2, 2008

By Jim SumnertheACC.com

The Clemson Tigers defeated the NC State Wolfpack 13-6 on November 15, 1958. Clemson had a pair of non-conference games left but the win wrapped up the ACC part of their schedule and clinched the Tigers’ second ACC title in three seasons.

Asked for the secrets to his team’s success, Clemson head coach Frank Howard responded, “Depth and luck. Every team we play is as good as we are. I ain’t had a game in four years when I could relax.”

We’ll get to the depth part of that equation later on but let’s look at that luck part….

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