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Clemson To Battle Rival Duke

Opponent: DukeDate: November 6, 1999 Site: Clemson Memorial Stadium (81,473)Kickoff: 1:00 PM Television: NoneSatellite Feed: 5:00 to 5:15 PM on Saturday Telestar 5, Transponder 25 (KU Band)

Series Notes: Clemson Leads 27-15-1 at Clemson: Clemson leads14-4-1 Series Streak: Duke has won 1 in row, Clemson 15 of 18,Clemson has won 9 in row at Clemson Last Year: Duke 28, Clemson 23at Durham 1997 at Clemson: Clemson 29, Duke 20 in Overtime LastDuke win at Clemson: 34-17 in 1980 Clemson, 1999: 4-4overall, 4-2 in ACC, 15th in Sagarin Ranking Duke, 1999: 2-6overall, 2-3 in ACC, 65th in Sagarin Ranking Duke Coach:Carl Franks (Duke ’83) at Duke and Overall: 2-6 vs. Clemson: 0-0Clemson Coach: Tommy Bowden (West Virginia ’77) at Clemson:4-4 (1st year) (0-0 vs. Duke) Overall: 22-8 (3rd year)

1999 Clemson Schedule/Results

  Date       Opponent          Site             Time/Res     TV  Sept.  4   Marshall          Clemson, SC        10-13   +None  Sept.  11  Virginia          Clemson, SC        33-14     ABC    Sept.  23  Virginia Tech     Blacksburg, VA     11-31    ESPN  Oct.  2    North Carolina    Clemson, SC        31-20     ABC  Oct.  9    NC State          Raleigh, NC        31-34  ESPN-2  Oct.  16   Maryland          College Park, MD   42-30    none  Oct.  23   Florida State     Clemson, SC        14-17    ESPN  Oct.  30   Wake Forest       Winston-Salem, NC   12-3      JP  Nov.  6    Duke              Clemson, SC         1:00    none  Nov.  13   Georgia Tech      Atlanta, GA        12:00      JP  Nov.  21   South Carolina    Columbia, SC         TBA     TBA

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Clemson Personnel Update

Jermyn Chester (OT)–Second-team offensive tackle who tore ACLon first day of August practice, lost for the season. NathanGillespie (OT)–Second-team offensive tackle who had surgery onAug. 27 to repair a torn knee ligament. He injured the knee inscrimmage on Aug. 18, lost for the season. Will Merritt(OG)–Starting offensive guard suffered broken collarbone inpractice on Sept 17. Returned to practice in limited capacity lastweek and was cleared to play at Wake Forest, but did not get intothe game. Brandon Streeter (QB)–Starting quarterback who sufferedbroken collarbone in first quarter of North Carolina game. Returnedto practice last week and led Clemson to fourth-quarter comebackvictory at Wake Forest. Listed as co-starter on depth chart for theDuke game. Darrel Crutchfield (DB)–Suffered torn ACL againstFlorida State and is lost for the season.

Clemson Veterans vs. Duke

Alex Ardley–Had 4 hits in 59 plays as a starter at Duke in 98.Robert Carswell-Collected 7 tackles in 1997 Clemson victory in 79plays. Had 10 tackles in 69 plays as starter in 1998. GaryChildress–Had three tackles in 45 plays as starter in 98. DoMarcoFox-Had 6 tackles in 59 plays as starter in 1997. DNP due to kneeinjury in 1998. Rod Gardner–Had season high 4 catches for 39 yardsin 1998 at Duke. Mal Lawyer–Had 1-43 receiving in 1997 victory,had 1-22 and a touchdown at Duke in 1998. Damonte McKenzie–Had 5stops as a reserve at Duke in 43 plays in 1998. Also had tackle forloss. Brandon Streeter–Completed 19-40 passes for 231 yards, twoTDs and had two interceptions at Duke in 1998. TerryWitherspoon–Had 17-49 rushing in Clemson win in 1997. Had 4-12 inreserve role in 1998. Brian Wofford–Had 2-21 receiving at Duke in1996, the nhad 3-95 and a 49-yard touchdown in 1997 Clemsonvictory. Had 7-101 at Duke last year. Thus, has 12-217 yards in hiscareer vs. the Blue Devils. Travis Zachery–Had 14-80 rushing and6-55 in punt returns at Duke last year. Had 39-yard touchdown run.

Tommy Bowden Call-in Show Coach Tommy Bowden is joined by Jim Phillips, the voice of the Tigers, every Thursday evening at 7:00 PM for his Tommy Bowden Call-in Show. The one-hour broadcast can be heard on Clemson radio affiliates across the state. Locally, it is heard on WCCP FM, 104.9 in Clemson.

Clemson Has 20 on NFL Rosters Clemson has 20 former players on NFL rosters. The list includes two players off of last year’s team, Rahim Abdullah abd Antwan Edwards. A third player, O.J. Childress, is on the practice squad for the New York Giants.

The total of 20 active or practice squad players does not include three players on various injured list. Raymond Priester is on injured reserve with the New York Giants, Jason Gamble is on injured reserve with the Tennessee Titans, and Adrian Dingle is on the injured list with the San Diego Chargers.

Terry Allen, one of the top running backs in the league in the 1990s, is in his 10th NFL season and he has the most NFL experience among former Clemson players in the NFL.

The new Cleveland Browns have the most former Tigers with three. Rahim Abdullah, Jim Bundren and Chris Gardocki are all on the Browns roster. That team has former Clemson wide receiver Dwight Clark as its general manager, while former Clemson All-America wide receiver Jerry Butler is the team’s wide receivers coach.

Fifteen of the former players are defensive players, an example of Clemson’s defensive prowess in recent years. The list includes seven linebackers, Levon Kirkland, Ed McDaniel, Rahim Abdullah, Anthony Simmons, O.J. Childress, Patrick Sapp and Mike Barber.

Tigers in the National Football League

  Name                Pos   Team                   NFL Yrs  Rahim Abdullah      OLB   Cleveland Browns          R  Terry Allen          RB   New England Patriots      9    Mike Barber          LB   Indianapolis Colts        4  Lorenzo Bromell      DE   Miami Dolphins            1  Brentson Buckner     DE   San Francisco 49ers       5  Jim Bundren           C   Cleveland Browns          1  #O.J. Childress      LB   New York Giants           R    Brian Dawkins        DB   Philadelphia Eagles       3  $Adrian Dingle       DE   San Diego Chargers        R   Antwan Edwards       CB   Green Bay Packers         R    Leomont Evans        DB   Washington Redskins       3  $Jason Gamble         C   Tennessee Titans          R  Chris Gardocki        P   Cleveland Browns          8  Lamont Hall          TE   Green Bay Packers         R  Tony Horne           WR   St. Louis Rams            1  Levon Kirkland       LB   Pittsburgh Steelers       7  Dexter McCleon       DB   St. Louis Rams            2  Ed McDaniel          LB   Minnesota Vikings         7  Chester McGlockton   DT   Kansas City Chiefs        7    $Raymond Priester    RB   New York Giants           1  Trevor Pryce         DT   Denver Broncos            2  #Glenn Rountree      OG   Denver Broncos            1  Patrick Sapp         LB   Arizona Cardinals         3  Anthony Simmons      LB   Seattle Seahawks          1  James Trapp          SS   Baltimore Ravens          6 

# Practice Squad $ injured reserve

Three of top 12 Receivers in Clemson History on 1999Team Clemson senior wide receivers Brian Wofford and Mal Lawyerand junior receiver Rod Gardner are now all in the top 11 inClemson history in total receptions. With 55 catches already thisyear, Gardner has jumped all the way from nowhere to 11th and nowhas 83. He also has 1068 career receiving yards and is now already15th in Clemson history in that category with still over a year toplay.

Wofford moved into the top four at Wake Forest with a career high tying nine catches for 109 yards. He now has 121 career catches, one ahead of former teammate Tony Horne. Only, Jerry Butler, Perry Tuttle and Terry Smith have more receptions than Wofford. Lawyer had six catches at NC State and jumped all the way from 13th to 10th. The senior from Moncks Corner, SC now has 87 receptions for his career. The highlight of the night at State for Lawyer was a 30-yard touchdown catch. That reception moved him over the 1000-yard mark in reception yardage. He now has 1130 for his career.

Wofford, a native of Spartanburg, SC had his best game as a Tiger, when he had 8-143 and a score in Clemson’s 33-14 win over Virginia this year. Wofford had 100 yards at NC State and now has 1606 for his career, fifth best in school history. He also had a touchdown catch and now has 12 for his career, tied for sixth in school history.

Lawyer and Wofford have now combined for 208 receptions in their career. They need just nine receptions between them to become Clemson’s greatest receiving duo (same class) in history. Perry Tuttle (150) and Jerry Gaillard (66) have the record with 216 receptions between them.

They had their best game as a duo against NC State last year. Wofford had 9-128 and one touchdown, while Lawyer had 8-100 and two touchdowns. It marked the first time in Clemson history that two different players had at least 100 yards receiving in the same game. They combined for 12 receptions for 168 this year at NC State and had 13 catches at Wake Forest.

Clemson Career Reception Leaders

  Rk.  Player                 Years   Rec   1.  Terry Smith, WR       1990-93  162   2.  Perry  Tuttle, WR     1978-81  150   3.  Jerry Butler, WR      1975-78  139   4.  Brian Wofford, WR     1996-99  121   5.  Tony Horne, WR        1994-97  120   6.  Phil Rogers, WR       1965-67  106   7.  John McMakin, TE      1969-71   93   8.  Terrance Roulhac, WR  1983-86   92   9.  Glenn Smith,  TE      1949-51   88  10.  Mal Lawyer, WR        1996-99   87  11.  Rod Gardner, WR       1997-99   83  12.  Gary Cooper, WR       1985-89   79  13.  Keith Jennings, WR    1985-88   78

Clemson Career Reception Yardage Leaders

  Rk   Player                 Years  Yards   1.  Terry Smith, WR       1990-93  2681   2.  Perry Tuttle, WR      1978-81  2534   3.  Jerry Butler, WR      1975-78  2223   4.  Tony Horne, WR        1994-97  1750   5.  Brian Wofford, WR     1996-99  1606   6.  Gary Cooper, WR       1985-89  1592   7.  Glenn Smith, TE       1949-51  1576   8.  Terrance Roulhac, WR  1983-86  1487   9.  Phil Rogers, WR       1965-67  1469  10.  Ray Williams, WR      1983-86  1290  11.  John McMakin, TE      1969-71  1255  12.  Charlie Waters, WR    1967-69  1166  13.  Mal Lawyer,  WR       1996-99  1130  14.  Keith Jennings, WR    1985-88  1117  15.  Rod Gardner, WR       1997-99  1068  

Clemson Career Touchdown Leaders

  Rk  Player                  Years    TDs   1.  Glenn Smith, TE       1949-51    18   2.  Perry Tuttle, WR      1978-81    17   3.  Terrance Roulhac, WR  1983-86    16   4.  Terry Smith, WR       1990-93    15   5.  Tony Horne, WR        1994-97    13   6.  John McMakin, TE      1969-71    12       Brian Wofford, WR     1996-99    12