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Clemson vs. UCF Pregame Notes

Clemson vs. UCF Pregame Notes

Aug. 31, 2001

Date: September 1, 2001

Site: Clemson Memorial Stadium

Expected Attendance: 75,000

Tickets: Available at $25 for adults, $6 for students high school age and under

Live TV: None

Series Record: First meeting

Clemson Rankings: 18th in USA Today, 19th in Associated Press

Satellite Feed: CU Band Telestar 6, Transponder 11 5:00 PM to 5:15 PM (Eastern time) downlink frequency 3920 MH2V

Trouble Number: (864) 656-1081

Clemson Personnel Update: Out-WR Kevin Youngblood, broken leg, out for season Out-LB Altroy Bodrick, torn ACL, out for season

Lineup News: Eric Meekins is expected to start at strong safety Gary Byrd will start at left tackle on offense.

Color and Pageantry: Clemson’s annual Parade of Athletes will take place prior to the game. Athletes in all Clemson sports will enter the stadium prior to the game. Also, the 2000-01 IPTAY Athlete of the Year award will be presented. Rod Gardner, starting wide receiver for the Washington Redskins, is the recipient and is unable to attend. Clemson wide receiver Kevin Youngblood will accept on his behalf. Clemson’s 1951 team will be honored at halftime.

Other Notes: Clemson punter Wynn Kopp has been named to the preseason Ray Guy Award list…the award is presented at year’s end to the top punter in the nation…Clemson quarterback Woodrow Dantzler is one of 20 preseason candidates for the Johnny Unitas AwardŠthat honor is given to the top senior quarterback in the nation…Clemson now has six different players on preseason award lists (Travis Zachery-Doak Walker, Chad Carson-Butkus, Kyle Young-Lombardi, Will Merritt-Lombardi, Woodrow Dantzler, Unitas and Davey O’Brien, Wynn Kopp-Ray Guy).