1971 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1971 record5–6 (4–2 ACC)
Head coachHootie Ingram
CaptainLarry Hefner, John McMakin
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Carolina   6 0         8 4  
Clemson   5 2         5 6  
South Carolina   4 2         6 5  
Duke   3 3         6 5  
Wake Forest   2 4         6 5  
Virginia   2 4         3 8  
NC State   2 5         3 8  
Maryland   1 5         2 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 11* Kentucky Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 10–13
34,000
September 25* #14 Georgia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–28
38,000
October 2* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 14–24
50,239
October 9 vs. #14 Duke Foreman FieldNorfolk, VA (Oyster Bowl) W 3–0
20,000
October 16 vs. Virginia City StadiumRichmond, VA (Tobacco Bowl) W 35–15
20,000
October 23* at #5 Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 13–35
55,000
October 30 Wake Forest Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 10–9
34,000
November 6 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 13–26
45,500
November 13 Maryland Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 20–14
25,000
November 20 North Carolina State Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Textile Bowl) L 23–31
28,000
November 27* at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 17–7
57,242
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.


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