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Clemson vs. Marshall Facts

Aug. 27, 1999

Opponent: MarshallDate: September 4, 1999Site: Clemson Memorial Stadium (81,473)Expected Attn: 75,000Kickoff: 6:00 PM Television: Locally back to MarshallSatellite Coordinates: KU Ban SBS-6 Transponder 9

Series Notes: First Meeting

Clemson in 1998: 3-8 overall, 1-7 in ACCMarshall in 1998: 12-1 overall, 7-1 in MAC

Marshall Coach: Bob Pruett (Marshall ’65)at Marshall: 37-4, 4th yearOverall: samevs. Clemson: 0-0 Internet Site: www.HerdZone.comClemson Coach: Tommy Bowden (West Virginia ’77) at Clemson: First Game, First YearOverall: 18-4, 3rd

ACC Satellite Feed

Each Wednesday the ACC provides a one-hour highlight and interview package on the upcoming games in ACC football. The feed is from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM on Telstar 5, transponder 6 (C-band). The downlink frequency is 3820 MHZ and the audio is 6.2/6.8

Tickets: Call Clemson Ticket office 1-800-CLEMSON Internet Site:

Clemson Personnel Update

  • Altroy Bodrick (LB)–Second-team linebacker who suffered dislocated ankle in August 25 scrimmage and will be lost for four to six weeks.
  • DoMarco Fox (SS)–Starting strong safety who has started more games than any other active Tiger, suffered a sprained knee and a sprained ankle in the August 25th scrimmage and is questionable for the Marshall game.
  • Terry Witherspoon (FB)–Starting fullback suffered sprained ankle in August 25th scrimmage, should be back at practice early in game week.
  • Jermyn Chester (OT)–Second-team offensive tackle who tore ACL on first day of August practice and will be lost for the season.
  • Nathan Gillespie (OT)–Second-team offensive tackle who had surgery on Aug. 27 to repair a torn ligament in his left knee. He injured the knee during a scrimmage on Aug. 18 and is lost for the season.
  • T.J. Watkins (OT)–Starting offensive tackle who sufferd a high ankle sprain in practice last week. He could return to the lineup early in game week for Marshall.
  • Travis Zachery (TB)–Starting tailback in all 11 games last year who led Clemson in rushing and all-purpose running, has been suspended for the Marshall game, an announcement Coach Bowden made in the spring. It is a one-game suspension.

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.