Information for Tiger Fans Attending the Game:
Tiger Tailgate Show Hosted by Nose Dive in Downtown GreenvilleClemson football fans are invited to attend the Oconee Medical Center Tiger Tailgate Show prior to this weekend’s game against South Carolina. The show will broadcast live from Nose Dive Gastropub in Downtown Greenville on Saturday, November 30from 4 PM-6 PM.
There will be free t-shirts and plenty of great Nose Dive specials for fans as they prepare for the game. Find out more about all of the festivities at facebook.com/thenosedive.
The Tiger Tailgate Show can also be heard over the airwaves on your local Clemson Tiger Sports Network affiliate or via TigerCast on ClemsonTigers.com. In addition, the show can be heard on iPhone, iPad and Android devices by downloading the official Clemson University Tigers app.
Clemson and South Carolina Meet for the 111th Time
Top 10 Unusual Facts about the Clemson vs. South Carolina Series
10. Twenty-nine is an unusual number for a point total in football. Yet four times in the last 31 years the winner of the Clemson-South Carolina game has scored 29 points. That includes 2010 when South Carolina defeated Clemson 29-7. Clemson beat South Carolina by the same score in 2004. Clemson won 29-10 in 1988 and 29-13 in 1981.
9. Charlie Whitehurst is the only starting quarterback to lead a team to four wins in the history of the series. He did that for the Tigers between 2002-05.
8. Josh Cody had a 4-0 record for Clemson against South Carolina between 1927-30. He is the only coach in the series to have a perfect record, given a minimum of three games coached.
7. Paul Williams is the last player to letter for both schools. He lettered for Clemson in 1978 and for South Carolina in 1980.
6. A Clemson captain actually played for South Carolina. Cary Cox lettered for the Gamecocks in 1943. After the war, he enrolled at Clemson and served as captain for the Tigers in 1947. Cox died in 2008.
5. Clemson had three touchdown plays of at least 76 yards against South Carolina in 2006, yet lost the game. Jacoby Ford scored on 76-yard touchdown pass, C.J. Spiller on an 80-yard run and Jock McKissic on an 82-yard interception return. It is the only game in Clemson history in which Clemson has had three scoring plays of at least 75 yards…and lost the game.
4. In 1948 and 1981, a blocked punt returned for a touchdown proved to be the pivotal play in a Clemson victory, victories that allowed Clemson to go on to an undefeated season. In both instances, the original line of scrimmage was the South Carolina 28-yard-line.
3. Willie Underwood had two interceptions to lead Clemson to victory over South Carolina in 1980. A starter for four years, the strong safety never had recorded an interception in any of his first 46 games as a Tiger, then had two against the Gamecocks in his 47th and final game. One of the thefts was a 37-yard return for a touchdown, the only touchdown of his career.
2. In a placekicking career that spanned five years, Bob Paulling made 107 of 109 extra points. Both of his misses were at South Carolina, one in 1981 and one in 1983. He had a streak of 70 consecutive made extra points (second longest in Clemson history) in between the two miscues.
1. In the 30 games that Frank Howard coached for Clemson against South Carolina, Clemson scored 411 points and South Carolina scored 411 points.
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