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1958 Clemson Tigers football
ACC Champion
Sugar Bowl, L 0–7 vs. LSU
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 12
1958 record8–3 (5–1 ACC)
Head coachFrank Howard
CaptainBill Thomas
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Clemson 5 1 0     8 3 0
#15 South Carolina 5 2 0     8 3 0
Duke 3 2 0     5 5 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     3 7 0
NC State 2 5 0     2 7 1
Virginia 1 5 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

Coach Frank Howard's 100th win came September 27 against North Carolina. Clemson also played its first game against #1 ranked team when the played LSU in the Sugar Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 Virginia #18 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 20–15
September 27 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 26–21
October 4 at Maryland #10 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 8–0
October 11* at Vanderbilt #8 Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 12–7
October 23 at South Carolina #10 Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 6–26
November 1 Wake Forest #19 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 14–12
November 8* at Georgia Tech #17 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 0–13
November 15 at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) W 13–6
November 22 Duke #16 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 34–12
November 29* Furman #12 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 36–19
January 1* vs. #1 LSU #12 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) L 0–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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