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1972 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1972 record4–7 (2–5 ACC)
Head coachHootie Ingram
CaptainWade Hughes, Buddy King, Frank Wirth
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 North Carolina 6 0 0     11 1 0
#17 NC State 4 1 1     8 3 1
Maryland 3 2 1     5 5 1
Duke 3 3 0     5 6 0
Clemson 2 4 0     4 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 9* The Citadel Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 13–0
40,000
September 23* at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 10–29
19,500
September 30* at #2 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 3–52
61,210
October 7* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 9–31
48,624
October 14 Duke Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–7
33,000
October 21 Virginia Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 37–21
31,000
October 28 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumClemson, SC W 31–0
16,000
November 4 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 10–26
41,000
November 11 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 6–31
29,326
November 18 at North Carolina State Carter StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 17–42
31,000
November 25* South Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 7–6
45,000
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.


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