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This Day In Clemson Sports – October 13, 1962

Oct. 13, 2000

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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, Sports Information Director Emeritus Bob Bradley and Men’s Tennis Coach Chuck Kriese.

October 13, 1962 – page 55 Hal Davis raced 98 yards with a kickoff return for a touchdown against Georgia, the last time a Tiger would return a kickoff for a score for 25 years.

The Coach’s Corner – page 81 “We set the Guinness Book of Records on the day when 43,000 fans had tiger paws painted on them. At the Maryland game down here in 1983 we also got into the Guinness Book of Records by releasing 363,000 helium-filled balloons as the team came down the hill before the game. You talk about spectacular sights. That about topped them all.” Frank Howard Head football coach, 1940-69

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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