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1997 Clemson Tigers football
Peach Bowl, L 17–21 vs. Auburn
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1997 record7–5 (4–4 ACC)
Head coachTommy West
CaptainRaymond Priester
CaptainRaymond White
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium (c. 81,473, grass)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State   8 0         11 1  
#6 North Carolina   7 1         11 1  
Virginia   5 3         7 4  
#25 Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
Clemson   4 4         7 5  
NC State   3 5         6 5  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 6  
Maryland   1 7         2 9  
Duke   0 8         2 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Clemson played its first overtime game on November 8 against Duke.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6* 1:00 PM Appalachian State #18 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 23–12   62,405
September 13 12:00 PM at NC State #19 Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) JPS W 19–17   50,000
September 20 3:30 PM #5 Florida State #16 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ABC L 28–35   80,939
September 27 7:30 PM at Georgia Tech #17 Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) ESPN L 20–23   45,275
October 4* 1:00 PM UTEP Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 39–7   59,710
October 11 6:00 PM Virginia Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ESPN2 L 7–21   74,987
October 25 3:30 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ABC W 20–9   27,270
November 1 12:00 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC JPS W 33–16   23,411
November 8 12:00 PM Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC JPS W 29–20 OT  60,363
November 15 3:30 PM North Carolina Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ABC L 10–17   71,514
November 22* 6:00 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) ESPN2 W 47–21   83,700
January 2* 3:00 PM vs. Auburn Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN L 17–21   71,212
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.


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