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This Day In Clemson Sports – December 30, 1989

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With the 2001 Gator Bowl around the corner, ClemsonTigers.com and Clemson: Where the Tigers Play will be reliving Clemson’s four previous Gator Bowl wins leading up to the this season’s game in This Day In Clemson Sports. This Day In Clemson Sports has been provided to ClemsonTigers.com by the authors of the book, Clemson: Where the Tigers Play. Three members of the Clemson Athletic family wrote the book: Associate Sports Information Director Sam Blackman, the late Sports Information Director Emeritus Bob Bradley and Men’s Tennis Coach Chuck Kriese.

December 30, 1989 – Clemson 27, West Virginia 7 The Tigers defeated West Virginia 27-7 in the Gator Bowl. It was Clemson’s fourth-straight bowl victory and the fourth-straight year Clemson concluded the season ranked in the national top-20. The Tigers held West Virginia to just 119 yards passing and forced Heisman Trophy runner-up Major Harris into three fumbles. Chester McGlockton sacked Harris in the end zone and recovered the ball for a touchdown.

Clemson: Where the Tigers Play, covers the major events that have occurred in over a century of athletic competition. From Frank Howard’s homespun humor to the National Championships Clemson has won in various sports, this book gives the many details of the Tigers at play.

For more information on purchasing the book contact Sam Blackman: Phone – 864.639.4400blackmj@clemson.edu

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