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
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.
Clemson 28 NC State 17