|1959 Clemson Tigers football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1959 record||9–2 (6–1 ACC)|
|Head coach||Frank Howard|
|Captain||Paul Snyder, Harvey White|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1959 ACC football standings|
|#11 Clemson †||6||–||1||9||–||2|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The annual game against South Carolina was played on Thursday at the State Fair for the final time. Clemson's 300th win came in the Bluebonnet Bowl against TCU.
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|September 19||at #12 North Carolina||#18||Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC||W 20–18|
|September 26||at Virginia||#5||Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA||W 47–0|
|October 3*||at #7 Georgia Tech||#6||Grant Field • Atlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry)||L 6–16|
|October 10||NC State||Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Textile Bowl)||W 23–0|
|October 22||at South Carolina||#17||Columbia, SC (Big Thursday)||W 27–0|
|October 31*||at Rice||#12||Rice Stadium • Houston, TX||W 19–0|
|November 7||Duke||#10||Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC||W 6–0|
|November 14||Maryland||#11||Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC||L 25–28|
|November 21||Wake Forest||#19||Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC||W 33–31|
|November 28*||at Furman||#14||Sirrine Stadium • Greenville, SC||W 56–3|
|December 19*||vs. #7 TCU||#11||Rice Stadium • Houston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl)||W 23–7|
|*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.|
- ↑ "1959 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1959.html. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
- Games: Bourret, Tim. "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide". Clemson University. p. 202. Archived from the original on 24 May 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5yveqFBPG. Retrieved 11 August 2011.
- Games: Howell, James. "Clemson Historical Scores". Division I-A Historical Scores. Archived from the original on 12 July 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/608LENa0P. Retrieved 11 August 2011.
- Coaches & captains: 2010 Media Guide, p. 198
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