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This Day In Clemson Sports – October 16, 1958 and 1982

Oct. 16, 2000

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This Day In Clemson Sports has been provided to by the authors of the book, Clemson: Where the Tigers Play. Three members of the Clemson Athletic family wrote the book: Associate Sports Information Director Sam Blackman, Sports Information Director Emeritus Bob Bradley and Men’s Tennis Coach Chuck Kriese.

October 16, 1958 – page 50 Harvey White dived into the end zone with nine seconds left to give Clemson a 12-7 win over Vanderbilt.

October 16, 1982 – page 79 Cliff Austin broke the (then) Clemson football record for most rushing yards in a game with 260 in a rout of Duke.

Clemson: Where the Tigers Play, covers the major events that have occurred in over a century of athletic competition. From Frank Howard’s homespun humor to the National Championships Clemson has won in various sports, this book gives the many details of the Tigers at play.

For more information on purchasing the book contact Sam Blackman: Phone –