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1937 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1937 record4–4–1 (2–0–1 SoCon)
Head coachJess Neely
CaptainH. D. Lewis
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maryland 2 0 0     8 2 0
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Clemson 2 0 1     4 4 1
Duke 5 1 0     7 2 1
VMI 4 2 0     5 5 0
NC State 4 2 1     5 3 1
South Carolina 2 2 1     5 6 1
Washington & Lee 2 3 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 2 3 0     7 4 0
Richmond 2 3 0     5 4 1
Furman 1 2 2     4 3 2
Virginia Tech 2 4 0     5 5 0
William & Mary 1 3 0     4 5 0
Wake Forest 1 4 0     3 6 0
Davidson 1 6 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Site Result
September 18* Presbyterian Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 46–0
September 25* at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 0–7
October 2* at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY L 6–21
October 9* at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 0–14
October 21 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 34–6
October 30 Wake Forest Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 32–0
November 6* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 0–7
November 13* at Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL W 10–9
November 25 at Furman Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC T 0–0
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1938Edit

1938 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1938 record7–1–1 (4–0–1 SoCon)
Head coachJess Neely
CaptainCharlie Woods
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Duke 5 0 0     9 1 0
Clemson 3 0 1     7 1 1
VMI 4 0 3     6 1 4
North Carolina 4 1 0     6 2 1
Richmond 3 2 1     6 3 1
Washington & Lee 2 2 0     4 4 1
NC State 3 3 1     3 7 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     6 4 1
Wake Forest 3 4 1     4 5 1
Virginia Tech 2 3 2     3 5 2
The Citadel 2 3 0     6 5 0
Maryland 1 2 0     2 7 0
Davidson 2 6 0     4 6 0
Furman 0 4 1     2 7 1
William & Mary 0 4 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll
Date Opponent# Site Result
September 17* Presbyterian Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 26–0
September 24* at #19 Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 13–10
October 1* at #2 Tennessee Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN L 7–20
October 8 vs. VMI Memorial StadiumCharlotte, NC T 7–7
October 20 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 34–12
October 28 at Wake Forest Wake Forest, NC W 7–0
November 5 vs. George Washington Greenville, NC W 27–0
November 12* at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 14–0
November 24 Furman Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 10–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

1939Edit

1939 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 12
1939 record9–1 (4–0 SoCon)
Head coachJess Neely
CaptainJoe Payne
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Duke 5 0 0     8 1 0
Clemson 4 0 0     9 1 0
North Carolina 5 1 0     8 1 1
VMI 3 1 1     6 3 1
Richmond 3 1 1     7 1 2
Furman 3 3 0     5 4 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     7 3 0
William & Mary 1 1 1     6 2 1
NC State 2 4 0     2 8 0
Washington & Lee 1 2 0     3 4 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 1
Virginia Tech 1 4 1     4 5 1
Davidson 1 7 0     2 7 0
Maryland 0 1 0     2 7 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Clemson participated in its first bowl game, beating Boston College in the 1940 Cotton Bowl Classic.

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 23* Presbyterian Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 18–0
September 30* at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 6–7
October 7 vs. NC State Charlotte, NC (Textile Bowl) W 25–6
October 19 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 27–0
October 28* at Navy Thompson StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 15–7
November 3* at George Washington Washington, D. C. W 13–6
November 11 Wake Forest Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 20–7
November 18* at Southwestern Presbyterian #16 Memphis, TN W 21–6
November 25 at Furman #15 Sirrine StadiumGreenville, SC W 10–7
January 1* vs. #11 Boston College #12 Cotton BowlDallas Texas (Cotton Bowl Classic) W 6–3
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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