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Clemson Friday Football Facts

September 26, 1998

Game: Clemson (1-2) vs. Wake Forest (1-1)

Kickoff: 12:10 PM at Clemson Memorial Stadium

Live TV: ABC to 17 percent of the country (Washington, DC, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and parts of Florida)

Announcers: (Tim Brant and Terry Gannon)

Tickets: Available (Call 1-800-CLEMSON)

High School Gate: On game day at 10:00AM tickets for $6 for students high school age and under at Gate 11.

Special Activities:

Pregame–Clemson’s 1958 Sugar Bowl team will be honored.

Halftime–Clemson IPTAY Athlete of the Year for 1997-98 will be honored. Anthony Simmons will be presented the award. Simmons will not be able to attend as he is with the Seattle Seahawks. His family is in Pittsburgh to see him play this weekend. Former teammate Mond Wilson will accept the award on his behalf. Clemson’s Senior Platoon will perform at halftime.

    Clemson Injury Update    Player, Pos         Injury              Status    O.J. Childress, LB  Pulled hamstring    Probable    Javis Austin, RB    Pulled hamstring    Doubtful    Travis Zachery, RB  Shoulder            Probable    Adrian Dingle, DE   Sprained knee       Probable    T.J. Watkins, TE    sprained knee       Probable    Corey Hulsey, OG    Shoulder            Probable

Late Notes: Antwan Edwards was named ACC Defensive Back of the Week for his play against Virginia….T.J. Watkins, Clemson starting tight end, suffered a sprained knee in practice on Wednesday. His starting status will be determind after warmups…Defensive end Adrian Dingle, the ACC’s sack leader, did not practice Tuesday or Wednesday due to a sprained knee, but he is expected to play against Wake Forest.