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This Day In Clemson Sports – October 26, 1991

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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 26, 1991 Clemson wore purple jerseys for the first time since the 1930s in a 29-19 victory over 10th-ranked (USA Today) NC State. The 18th-ranked (AP) Tigers were led by a freshman Nelson Welch, who kicked a Clemson record five field goals. Clemson scored its first touchdown on a fake field goal as Rudy Harris ran three yards for a score.

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 –