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The Clemson Tigers football teams of 1920–1929 represented Clemson Agricultural College in NCAA college football competition.

1920Edit

1920 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1920 record4–6–1 (2–6–0 SIAA)
Head coachEdward Donahue
CaptainBoo Armstrong
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
Date Opponent Site Result
September 24* Erskine Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 26–0
October 1* Presbyterian Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC T 7–7
October 2* Newberry Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 26–6
October 10 Wofford Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 13–7
October 15 Alabama Polytechnic Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 0–21
October 23 at Tennessee 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN L 0–26
October 28 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 0–3
November 6 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 0–7
November 11 vs. The Citadel County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC W 26–0
November 20 at Furman Greenville, SC L 0–14
November 25 at Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 0–55
*Non-Conference Game.

1921Edit

1921 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Division/ Southern Conference
1921 record1–6–2 (0–5–2 / 0–3–0 SIAA / SoCon)
Head coachE. J. Stewart
CaptainJ. H. Spearman
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
Date Opponent Site Result
October 1 at Centre Danville, KY L 0–14
October 7* Presbyterian Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 34–0
October 14 at Alabama Polytechnic Drake FieldAuburn, AL L 0–56
October 21 at Furman Greenville, SC T 0–0
October 27 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 0–21
November 5 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 7–48
November 10 vs. The Citadel County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC T 7–7
November 18* Erskine Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 0–13
November 24 at Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 0–28
*Non-Conference Game.

1922Edit

1922 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Division/ Southern Conference
1922 record5–4 (2–4 / 1–2 SIAA / SoCon)
Head coachE. J. Stewart
CaptainE. H. Emanuel
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1921
1923 →
1922 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina § 5 0 0     9 1 0
Georgia Tech § 4 0 0     7 2 0
Vanderbilt § 4 0 0     8 0 1
Virginia Tech 3 0 0     8 1 1
Florida 2 0 0     7 2 0
Auburn 2 1 0     8 2 0
Tennessee 3 2 0     8 2 0
Alabama 3 2 1     6 3 1
Virginia 1 1 1     4 4 1
Mississippi State 2 3 0     3 4 2
Kentucky 1 2 0     6 3 0
Clemson 1 2 0     5 4 0
Washington & Lee 1 2 0     5 3 1
Maryland 1 2 0     4 5 1
LSU 1 2 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 3 1     5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 0     4 4 0
South Carolina 0 2 0     5 4 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     4 5 1
NC State 0 5 0     4 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions


Clemson's 100th win came October 13 vs. Presbyterian.

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Centre Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 0–21
October 7* Newberry Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 57–0
October 13* Presbyterian Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 13–0
October 26 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 3–0
November 4 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Clemson – Georgia Tech rivalry) L 7–21
November 11 at The Citadel College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 18–0
November 18* Erskine Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 52–0
November 25 at Furman Greenville, SC L 6–20
December 2 at Florida Barrs Field • Jacksonville, FL L 14–47
*Non-Conference Game.

1923Edit

1923 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1923 record5–2–1 (1–1–1 SoCon)
Head coachBud Saunders
CaptainButch Holohan
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington & Lee § 4 0 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt § 3 0 1     5 2 1
Florida 1 0 2     6 1 2
Georgia Tech 1 0 4     3 2 4
VMI 5 1 0     9 1 0
Alabama 4 1 1     7 2 1
Virginia Tech 4 2 0     6 3 0
Maryland 2 1 0     7 2 1
Mississippi State 2 1 2     5 2 2
Georgia 3 2 0     5 3 1
Tennessee 4 3 0     5 4 1
Tulane 2 2 1     6 3 1
North Carolina 2 2 1     5 3 1
Clemson 1 1 1     5 2 1
NC State 1 5 0     3 7 0
Auburn 0 1 3     3 3 3
Kentucky 0 2 2     4 3 2
Virginia 0 4 1     3 5 1
LSU 0 3 0     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     4 6 0
South Carolina 0 4 0     4 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions


Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Alabama Polytechnic Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC T 0–0
October 6* Newberry Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 32–0
October 13* at Centre Danville, KY L 7–28
October 25 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 7–6
November 3 at Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA L 6–25
November 9* at Davidson Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 12–0
November 17* Presbyterian Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 20–0
November 29* at Furman Greenville, SC W 7–6
*Non-Conference Game.

1924Edit

1924 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1924 record2–6 (0–3 SoCon)
Head coachBud Saunders
CaptainCharlie Robinson
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama 5 0 0     8 1 0
Florida 2 0 1     6 2 2
Georgia 5 1 0     7 3 0
Tulane 4 1 0     8 1 0
Washington & Lee 4 1 1     6 3 1
Mississippi State 3 2 0     5 4 0
Sewanee 3 2 0     6 4 0
South Carolina 3 2 0     7 3 0
Virginia 3 2 0     5 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 2 1     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 2 2 3     4 2 3
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 1
VMI 2 3 1     6 3 1
North Carolina 2 3 0     4 5 0
Kentucky 2 3 0     4 5 0
Maryland 1 2 1     3 3 3
Auburn 2 4 1     4 4 1
NC State 1 4 1     2 4 2
LSU 0 3 0     5 4 0
Ole Miss 0 3 0     4 5 0
Clemson 0 3 0     2 6 0
Tennessee 0 4 0     3 5 0
† – Conference champion


Date Opponent Site Result
September 27* Elon Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 60–0
October 4 at Alabama Polytechnic Drake FieldAuburn, AL L 0–13
October 11* [[{{{school}}}|Presbyterian]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 14–0
October 23 at [[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 0–3
November 1 [[{{{school}}}|Virginia Tech]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 6–50
November 8* vs. [[{{{school}}}|Davidson]] Charlotte, NC L 0–7
November 11* vs. The Citadel Anderson, SC L 0–20
November 27* [[{{{school}}}|Furman]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 0–3
*Non-Conference Game.

1925Edit

1925 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1925 record1–7 (0–4 SoCon)
Head coachBud Saunders
CaptainG. I. Finklea
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama § 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane § 5 0 0     9 0 1
[[{{{school}}}|North Carolina]] 4 0 1     7 1 1
[[{{{school}}}|Washington & Lee]] 5 1 0     5 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia]] 4 1 1     7 1 1
[[{{{school}}}|Georgia Tech]] 4 1 1     6 2 1
[[{{{school}}}|Kentucky]] 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
[[{{{school}}}|Auburn]] 3 2 1     5 3 1
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia Tech]] 3 3 1     5 3 2
[[{{{school}}}|Vanderbilt]] 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
[[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Sewanee]] 1 4 0     4 4 1
[[{{{school}}}|Mississippi State]] 1 4 0     3 4 1
[[{{{school}}}|VMI]] 2 4 0     6 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|LSU]] 0 2 1     5 3 1
[[{{{school}}}|NC State]] 0 4 1     3 5 1
[[{{{school}}}|Ole Miss]] 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
§ – Conference co-champions


Date Opponent Site Result
September 26* [[{{{school}}}|Presbyterian]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 9–14
October 3 [[{{{school}}}|Alabama Polytechnic]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 6–13
October 10 at [[{{{school}}}|Kentucky]] McLean StadiumLexington, KY L 6–19
October 22 at [[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 0–33
October 29* at [[{{{school}}}|Wofford]] Spartanburg, SC L 0–13
November 7 Florida Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 0–42
November 14* at The Citadel College Park StadiumCharleston, SC W 6–0
November 26* [[{{{school}}}|Furman]] Greenville, SC L 0–26
*Non-Conference Game.

1926Edit

1926 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1926 record2–7 (1–3 SoCon)
Head coachBud Saunders (4 games)
Bob Williams (5 games)
CaptainB. C. Harvey
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama 8 0 0     9 0 1
Tennessee 5 1 0     8 1 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 0     8 1 0
Georgia 4 2 0     5 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] 4 2 0     6 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia]] 4 2 1     6 2 2
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia Tech]] 3 2 1     5 3 1
[[{{{school}}}|Washington & Lee]] 3 2 1     4 3 2
[[{{{school}}}|Georgia Tech]] 4 3 0     4 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|North Carolina]] 3 3 0     4 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Auburn]] 3 3 0     5 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|LSU]] 3 3 0     6 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|Ole Miss]] 2 2 0     5 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|Mississippi State]] 2 3 0     5 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|VMI]] 2 4 0     5 5 0
Tulane 2 4 0     3 5 1
Maryland 1 3 1     5 4 1
Clemson 1 3 0     2 7 0
Florida 1 4 1     2 6 2
[[{{{school}}}|Kentucky]] 1 4 1     2 6 1
[[{{{school}}}|NC State]] 0 4 0     4 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|Sewanee]] 0 5 0     2 6 0
† – Conference champion


Date Opponent Site Result
September 18* Erskine Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 7–0
September 25* [[{{{school}}}|Presbyterian]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 0–14
October 2 at [[{{{school}}}|Alabama Polytechnic]] Drake FieldAuburn, AL L 0–47
October 9 [[{{{school}}}|NC State]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC (Textile Bowl) W 7–3
October 21 at [[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) L 0–24
October 28* at [[{{{school}}}|Wofford]] Spartanburg, SC L 0–3
November 6 at Florida Fleming FieldGainesville, FL L 0–33
November 13* The Citadel Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 6–15
November 25* at [[{{{school}}}|Furman]] Greenville, SC L 0–30
*Non-Conference Game.

1927Edit

1927 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1927 record5–3–1 (2–2–0 SoCon)
Head coachJosh Cody
CaptainBud Eskew
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
[[{{{school}}}|NC State]] § 4 0 0     9 1 0
[[{{{school}}}|Georgia Tech]] § 7 0 1     8 1 1
Tennessee § 5 0 1     8 0 1
[[{{{school}}}|Vanderbilt]] 5 0 2     8 1 2
Georgia 6 1 0     9 1 0
Florida 5 2 0     7 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|Ole Miss]] 3 2 0     5 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia]] 4 4 0     5 4 0
Clemson 2 2 0     5 3 1
Alabama 3 4 1     5 4 1
[[{{{school}}}|LSU]] 2 3 1     4 4 1
[[{{{school}}}|Mississippi State]] 2 3 0     5 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|Washington & Lee]] 2 3 0     4 4 1
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia Tech]] 2 3 0     5 4 0
Maryland 3 5 0     4 7 0
[[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] 2 4 0     4 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|VMI]] 2 4 0     6 4 0
Tulane 2 5 1     2 5 1
[[{{{school}}}|North Carolina]] 2 5 0     4 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|Sewanee]] 1 4 0     2 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|Kentucky]] 1 5 0     3 6 1
[[{{{school}}}|Auburn]] 0 6 1     0 7 2
§ – Conference co-champions


Date Opponent Site Result
September 24* [[{{{school}}}|Presbyterian]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC T 0–0
October 1 [[{{{school}}}|Alabama Polytechnic]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 3–0
October 8 at [[{{{school}}}|NC State]] Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 6–18
October 14* Erskine Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 25–6
October 20 at [[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 20–0
October 29* [[{{{school}}}|Wofford]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC L 6–0
November 5* at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 13–0
November 12 at Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA L 0–32
November 24* at [[{{{school}}}|Furman]] Greenville, SC L 0–28
*Non-Conference Game.

1928Edit

1928 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1928 record8–3 (4–2 SoCon)
Head coachJosh Cody
CaptainO. K. Pressley
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
[[{{{school}}}|Georgia Tech]] 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
Florida 6 1 0     8 1 0
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia Tech]] 4 1 0     7 2 0
Alabama 6 2 0     6 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|LSU]] 3 1 1     6 2 1
Clemson 4 2 0     8 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|Vanderbilt]] 4 2 0     8 2 0
Tulane 3 3 1     6 3 1
[[{{{school}}}|Ole Miss]] 3 3 0     5 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|North Carolina]] 2 2 2     5 3 2
[[{{{school}}}|Kentucky]] 2 2 1     4 3 1
[[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] 2 2 1     6 2 2
Maryland 2 3 1     6 3 1
[[{{{school}}}|VMI]] 2 3 1     5 3 2
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|NC State]] 1 3 1     4 5 1
[[{{{school}}}|Mississippi State]] 1 4 0     2 4 2
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia]] 1 6 0     2 6 1
[[{{{school}}}|Washington & Lee]] 1 6 0     2 8 0
[[{{{school}}}|Sewanee]] 0 5 0     2 7 0
[[{{{school}}}|Auburn]] 0 7 0     1 8 0
† – Conference champion


Date Opponent Site Result
September 22* [[{{{school}}}|Newberry]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 30–0
September 29* [[{{{school}}}|Davidson]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 6–0
October 6 at [[{{{school}}}|Alabama Polytechnic]] Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 6–0
October 12 vs. [[{{{school}}}|NC State]] Florence, SC (Textile Bowl) W 7–0
October 19* Erskine Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 52–0
October 25 at [[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 32–0
November 3 at [[{{{school}}}|Ole Miss]] Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS L 7–26
November 10 vs. [[{{{school}}}|VMI]] Lynchburg, VA W 12–0
November 17 vs. Florida Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, FL L 6–27
November 29* at [[{{{school}}}|Furman]] Greenville, SC W 27–12
December 8* at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC L 7–12
*Non-Conference Game.

1929Edit

1929 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1929 record8–3 (3–3 SoCon)
Head coachJosh Cody
CaptainO. D. Padgett
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane 6 0 0     9 0 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
[[{{{school}}}|North Carolina]] 7 1 0     9 1 0
Florida 6 1 0     8 2 0
[[{{{school}}}|Vanderbilt]] 5 1 0     7 2 0
[[{{{school}}}|Kentucky]] 3 1 1     6 1 1
Georgia 4 2 0     6 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|VMI]] 4 2 0     8 2 0
[[{{{school}}}|Duke]] 2 1 0     4 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|LSU]] 3 2 0     6 3 0
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
Clemson 3 3 0     8 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia Tech]] 2 3 0     5 4 0
[[{{{school}}}|Georgia Tech]] 3 5 0     3 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] 2 5 0     6 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Virginia]] 1 3 2     4 3 2
Maryland 1 3 1     4 4 2
[[{{{school}}}|Washington & Lee]] 1 4 1     3 5 1
[[{{{school}}}|Ole Miss]] 0 4 2     1 6 2
[[{{{school}}}|Mississippi State]] 0 3 1     1 5 2
[[{{{school}}}|Sewanee]] 0 4 1     2 5 2
[[{{{school}}}|NC State]] 0 5 0     1 8 0
[[{{{school}}}|Auburn]] 0 7 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion


Date Opponent Site Result
September 21* [[{{{school}}}|Newberry]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 68–0
September 28* vs. [[{{{school}}}|Davidson]] Charlotte, NC W 32–14
October 5 [[{{{school}}}|Alabama Polytechnic]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 26–7
October 11 vs. [[{{{school}}}|NC State]] Florence, SC (Textile Bowl) W 26–0
October 18* at [[{{{school}}}|Wofford]] Spartanburg, SC W 30–0
October 24 at [[{{{school}}}|South Carolina]] Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 21–14
November 2 at [[{{{school}}}|Kentucky]] McLean StadiumLexington, KY L 6–44
November 9 vs. [[{{{school}}}|VMI]] Norfolk, VA L 0–12
November 16 at Florida Fleming FieldGainesville, FL L 7–13
November 23* The Citadel Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 13–0
November 28* [[{{{school}}}|Furman]] Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 7–6
*Non-Conference Game.

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