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Oct 07, 2020

Clemson Sports and Campus Marketing and Clemson Athletics Partner with LendingTree to Commemorate 125th Football Season

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson Athletics and Clemson Sports and Campus Marketing announced LendingTree will serve as the Presenting Partner of the 125th Season of Clemson Football. The agreement was made as part of a new partnership with LendingTree as the Official Loan Shopping Partner of the Clemson Tigers.

“We’re excited to welcome an industry leader like LendingTree to the Clemson Family,” said Nicole Metzger, Chief Revenue Officer for Clemson Sports and Campus Marketing.“ LendingTree has values that align with ours, and their desire to get involved in this initiative speaks to the power of The Paw. We are excited to celebrate 125 years of Clemson Football and beyond.”

LendingTree President Neil Salvage added, “This is about more than winning football games. We partnered with Clemson Athletics because of our brands’ shared values and our ability to positively impact the financial wellbeing of Clemson’s students and its national fanbase. We’re thrilled to become part of the Clemson Family and look forward to a long partnership with the University and its athletics programs.”

LendingTree has already been involved in the 125th season of Clemson Football digitally and in the stadium through a series of celebrations. Fans can vote on the top 125 players in Clemson history and learn more about the program and some of its most notable moments and personalities at More opportunities to commemorate the milestone season are planned throughout the fall.

About LendingTree, Inc.

LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE) is the nation’s leading online financial marketplace connecting consumers with the choices they need to be confident in their financial decisions. LendingTree empowers consumers to shop for financial services the same way they would shop for airline tickets or hotels, by comparing multiple offers from a nationwide network of over 500 partners in one simple search to choose the option that best fits their financial needs. Services include mortgage loans, mortgage refinances, auto loans, personal loans, business loans, student refinances, credit cards, insurance savings accounts and more. Through the My LendingTree platform, consumers receive free credit scores, credit monitoring and recommendations to improve credit health. My LendingTree proactively compares consumers’ credit accounts against offers on our network and notifies consumers when there is an opportunity to save money. In short, LendingTree’s purpose is to help simplify financial decisions for life’s meaningful moments through choice, education and support.

LendingTree, Inc. is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. For more information, please visit

Media Contact:
Megan Greuling


JMI Sports is a full-service collegiate marketing firm providing the highest quality management of athletics multimedia rights. Breaking new ground in the creation of the Total Campus Marketing program, JMI Sports works hand-in-hand with each university in the pursuit of their success, maximizing their economic potential. JMI Sports boasts an impressive list of signature partnerships, including Clemson University, the University of Kentucky, the Ivy League, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Pennsylvania, and joint-venture properties of the University of Georgia and Columbia University (with IMG College), as well as the University of Notre Dame (with Legends). Founded in 2006 by Erik Judson and technology entrepreneur John Moores, former owner of the San Diego Padres, JMI Sports is also a highly regarded project manager for the development of collegiate and professional sports facilities.

Media Contact:
Grayson Farrar

Clemson Sports & Campus Marketing