CLEMSON – It’s Game Day in Death Valley where the Tigers host South Carolina.
Location: Memorial Stadium (Death Valley)
Kickoff: 12:01 PM
2014 Record: Clemson 3-3 South Carolina 6-5
ACC Record: Clemson 6-2
Series History: Clemson leads 65-42-4
Last Meeting: South Carolina 31 Clemson 17 in 2013
Clemson has more wins over South Carolina than they do over any other school. Ten percent of the Tigers total wins have come against South Carolina.
Swinney Played Against South Carolina
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney played against South Carolina during his senior year. Dabo had two receptions for 22 yards in Alabama’s 48-7 victory.
Beasley Leads Active Players
Senior Vic Beasley leads all active players in several categories. Vic leads active players with 46.5 tackles for loss. He also leads with 30 sacks.
Looking for Third Shutout
Clemson will be looking for their third shutout of the season Saturday. The Tigers shutout Georgia State 28-0 and NC State 41-0.
Going for 60
Dabo Swinney is going for his 60th win as Clemson’s head coach Saturday. Dabo won his 59th against Georgia State setting an ACC record for a coach in his first seven years.
Lawson Sixth Among Sophomores
Shaq Lawson had his tenth tackle for loss this season against Georgia State which is good enough for second on the team behind Vic Beasley. Lawson is sixth in the nation among active sophomores in tackles for loss with 20.
Turnover Key to Losing Streak
Turnovers are a big reason the Tigers have lost five in a row to South Carolina. During those five losses Clemson has 15 turnovers to just three for South Carolina. Over the past four years Clemson has 12 to just one for South Carolina.
Robert – Clemson 34 South Carolina 17
Will – Clemson 24 South Carolina 14
Ed – South Carolina 24 Clemson 17
Hale – South Carolina 13 Clemson 12
Qualk – Clemson 24 South Carolina 20
Kaila – Clemson 24 South Carolina 20