TCI Game Day - NC State

TCI Game Day - NC State

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TCI Game Day - NC State

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It’s Game Dayin Raleigh where Clemson will battle NC State at Carter-Finley Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Location: Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, NC

Kickoff:  3:33 PM

Television: ABC

Announcers:   Mike Patrick, Craig James

2011 Record: Clemson 9-1  NC State 5-5

ACC Record: Clemson 6-1  NC State 2-4

Series History: Clemson leads the series 51-27-1

Last Meeting:  Clemson won 14-13 at Death Valley in 2010

Search for Win No. 10

Clemson will be looking for their 10th win of the season Saturday.  The last time the Tigers won ten was in 1990 when they went 10-2.  The Tigers have won 10 games seven times in their history.

Dabo Candidate for National Coach of the Year

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney is a candidate for the Bobby Dodd and the Bear Bryant National Coach of the Year awards.  Swinney has the Tigers sitting at 9-1 and No. 7 in the BCS.

Toys for Tots

Fans can bring a new, unwapped toy or a cash donation to Saturday’s game.  Toys will collected at all gates as fans enter the game.

Clemson Among Most Improved Offenses

Clemson’s offense is averaging 478 yards per game in 2011.  That is an improvement of 143 yards per game, good enough for third best in the nation.

Boyd Can Tie First Year Win Record

Tajh Boyd is one win shy of tieing the win record for a first year starter at Clemson.  Chris Morocco and DeChane Cameron each won ten in their first year as the starter for the Tigers.

Clemson 4-2 verse O’Brien

Clemson is 4-2 against Tom O’Brien teams.  

TCI Prediction

Clemson 28  NC State 17

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