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Edwin McCain to Perform Live at Tiger Tailgate Show Saturday; Brad Brownell Also to Appear

Edwin McCain to Perform Live at Tiger Tailgate Show Saturday; Brad Brownell Also to Appear

Nov. 11, 2011

Clemson fans, gather at the Lawn at Littlejohn for their pregame fun this Saturday for the Tiger Tailgate Show, starting at 9:00 AM. Edwin McCain, the man who brought the world unforgettable songs like “I’ll Be,” “Solitude” and “I Could Not Ask For More” will be live, on stage to perform those and even more songs from his new album “Mercy Bound.”

Show hosts David Stein and Roy Philpott will also host a live interview with Clemson men’s basketball head coach Brad Brownell, where he will talk about Friday night’s opener against Gardner-Webb and what lies ahead for the 2011-12 season. What’s more, there will be countless games and prizes fans can win on the spot, an exclusive interview with head coach Dabo Swinney and The Coolest Free T-shirt Ever Given Away Anywhere.

Verizon Helps You Be a Part of the Show Thanks to Verizon and the new 4G LTE network, fans can text and e-mail the show hosts with photos of their tailgate party, traffic reports from the road and shout-outs to friends and family. Send in your best to We’ll read the best ones live on the air!

Verizon Ask the Coach Clemson fans can submit a question to head football coach Dabo Swinney on the Clemson Tiger Sports Network Facebook Page for a chance to win a prize from Verizon, and one (1) lucky fan will win a new device from Verizon Wireless! Be a friend of The Clemson Tiger Sports Network Page and you can ask Dabo a question there. “Like” CTSN here: Clemson Tiger Sports Network Facebook Page

Stein Versus Food Fans can bring their best tailgate food item to the stage for host David Stein to eat live on-air. The fan with the best (or most unique) culinary submission will be interviewed live on-air and win $100 worth of gift certificates from Clemson sponsors.

Bojangles Paw Patrol Those not at the Lawn at Littlejohn can still win as The Bojangles Paw Patrol will be cruising the parking lots, giving away Bojangles’ gift cards worth anywhere between $1 and $100 each and The Bojangles Paw Patrol will be choosing one lucky fan to be the Academy Sports Tailgater of the Game.

Sponsor Displays Fans can register for several free prize drawings and get free souvenirs on site. Verizon will demo devices and host a drawing for free accessories. Fans will receive licensed drawstring bags, eye black and foam hats from Verizon. John Deere hosts a drawing for an X-300 Riding Mower; get free koozies and croakies from Southern Tide, do chin-ups at the USMC Chin-Up Challenge and play bean bag toss from Grady’s Great Outdoors. Coca-Cola will have their inflatable games to play. is giving away free croakies and there are countless other free prizes, games and giveaways.

The Coolest Free T-Shirt Ever Given Away Anywhere Fans at the stage will get to catch the coolest free t-shirt, courtesy of the official screen printer of The Tiger Tailgate Show – Tiger Town Graphics! Rally Cats will be throwing them out all during the show.

Don’t miss this awesome Clemson football extravaganza before the Wake Forest game, featuring musician Edwin McCain and basketball coach Brad Brownell on Saturday, November 12 starting at 9:00 AM at the Lawn at Littlejohn. If you’re not lucky enough to be there in person, be sure to tune in to one of the proud affiliates of the Clemson Tiger Sports Network.