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Clemson vs. Georgia on ESPN in Prime Time

Clemson vs. Georgia on ESPN in Prime Time

June 19, 2002

Clemson, SC – The Clemson vs. Georgia football game scheduled for Saturday, August 31 in Athens, GA will kickoff at 7:45 PM. The announcement was made on Wednesday. This means that at least two of Clemson’s first five games will be televised nationally by ESPN. The Georgia Tech game on September 14th also could be chosen by the network.

The kickoff time for four of Clemson’s first five games has been announced. The home opener against Louisiana Tech on September 7 will kickoff at 1:00 PM, as will the September 21 game against Ball State. The Florida State game in Tallahassee, FL, set for October 3, will kickoff at 7:45 PM and will also be televised by ESPN.

The kickoff time for the Clemson vs. Georgia Tech game at Death Valley on September 14th will be announced in July. All other kickoff times will be announced 12 days prior to the game.

The August 31 game in Athens will mark the first time the two teams have met since 1995 when Georgia won a night game played at Clemson, 19-17. Georgia has won three in a row over the Tigers. Clemson’s last win in the series took place at Clemson in 1990, a 34-3 Tiger victory.

Clemson’s last win in Athens took place in 1986, a 31-28 victory on a last second 46-yard field goal by David Treadwell. Clemson also won at Clemson in 1987, 21-20 on another field goal by Treadwell.

Clemson 2002 ScheduleDate            Opponent        Time            Special DayAug.    31      at Georgia      *7:45 PMSept.   7       LA TECH                 1:00 PM         IPTAY/Tiger CubSept.   14      GEORGIA TECH    TBA             Hall of FameSept.   21      BALL STATE      1:00 PM         Youth/ACC 50-Year CelebrationSept.   28      OPEN DATEOct.    3       at Florida St   *7:45 PMOct.    12      at Virginia     TBAOct.    19      WAKE FOREST     TBA             Homecoming/ParentsOct.    26      NC STATE        TBANov.    2       at Duke         TBANov.    9       at N Carolina   TBANov.    16      MARYLAND                TBA             Military AppreciationNov.    23      SOUTH CAROLINA  TBA             100th Game Celebration

Notes: Televised by ESPN. Group Tickets available for the Louisiana Tech, Ball State, NC State and Maryland games. Season ticket price is $191.