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Clemson Tigers Football History, Records and Database

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Dabo Swinney
Dabo Swinney
Head Coach
First Year: 2009
School: Clemson
Nickname: Tigers
Current Conference: ACC
Former Conference(s): SIAA,  SAIAA,  Southern Conference
Location: Clemson, South Carolina
First year of football: 1896

STADIUM

Name: Memorial
Year built: 1942
Capacity: 81,500
Playing Surface: Grass
Memorial Stadium

CLEMSON CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPION(S)CONFERENCE
2020ClemsonACC
2019ClemsonACC
2018ClemsonACC
2017ClemsonACC
2016ClemsonACC
2015ClemsonACC
2011ClemsonACC
1991ClemsonACC
1988ClemsonACC
1987ClemsonACC
1986ClemsonACC
1982ClemsonACC
1981ClemsonACC
1978ClemsonACC
1967ClemsonACC
1966ClemsonACC
1965Clemson, NC StateACC
1959ClemsonACC
1958ClemsonACC
1956ClemsonACC
1948ClemsonSouthern
1940ClemsonSouthern
1903Clemson, CumberlandSIAA
1902ClemsonSIAA
1900ClemsonSIAA

CLEMSON YEAR BY YEAR SCHEDULES AND SCORES


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Clemson Football Schedules & Scores
1890s1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s
1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s2020s
Clemson Tigers Football Database

CLEMSON BOWL RECORD

SCHOOLWINSLOSSESTIESTOTALWIN%
Clemson26220480.542

CLEMSON BOWL HISTORY

BOWLDATEWINNERPOINTSLOSERPOINTS
Cheez-It29-Dec-2021Clemson20Iowa State13
Sugar
CFP Semifinal
01-Jan-2021Ohio State49Clemson28
CFP Championship
New Orleans
13-Jan-2020LSU42Clemson25
Fiesta
CFP Semifinal
28-Dec-2019Clemson29Ohio State23
CFP Championship
Santa Clara, Calif.
07-Jan-2019Clemson44Alabama16
Cotton
CFP Semifinal
29-Dec-2018Clemson30Notre Dame3
Sugar
CFP Semifinal
01-Jan-2018Alabama24Clemson6
CFP Championship
Tampa
09-Jan-2017Clemson35Alabama31
Fiesta
CFP Semifinal
31-Dec-2016Clemson31Ohio State0
CFP Championship-Glendale, AZ11-Jan-2016Alabama45Clemson40
Orange
CFP Semifinal
31-Dec-2015Clemson37Oklahoma17
Russell Athletic29-Dec-2014Clemson40Oklahoma6
Orange03-Jan-2014Clemson40Ohio State35
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl31-Dec-2012Clemson25LSU24
Orange04-Jan-2012West Virginia70Clemson33
Belk31-Dec-2010South Florida31Clemson26
Music City27-Dec-2009Clemson21Kentucky13
Gator01-Jan-2009Nebraska26Clemson21
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl31-Dec-2007Auburn23Clemson20
Music City29-Dec-2006Kentucky28Clemson20
Russell Athletic27-Dec-2005Clemson19Colorado10
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl02-Jan-2004Clemson27Tennessee14
Russell Athletic23-Dec-2002Texas Tech55Clemson15
Famous Idaho Potato31-Dec-2001Clemson49Louisiana Tech24
Gator01-Jan-2001Virginia Tech41Clemson20
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl30-Dec-1999Mississippi State17Clemson7
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl02-Jan-1998Auburn21Clemson17
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl28-Dec-1996LSU10Clemson7
Gator01-Jan-1996Syracuse41Clemson0
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl31-Dec-1993Clemson14Kentucky13
Citrus01-Jan-1992California37Clemson13
Outback01-Jan-1991Clemson30Illinois0
Gator30-Dec-1989Clemson27West Virginia7
Citrus02-Jan-1989Clemson13Oklahoma6
Citrus01-Jan-1988Clemson35Penn State10
Gator27-Dec-1986Clemson27Stanford21
Independence21-Dec-1985Minnesota20Clemson13
Orange01-Jan-1982Clemson22Nebraska15
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl31-Dec-1979Baylor24Clemson18
Gator29-Dec-1978Clemson17Ohio State15
Gator30-Dec-1977Pittsburgh34Clemson3
Bluebonnet19-Dec-1959Clemson23TCU7
Sugar01-Jan-1959LSU7Clemson0
Orange01-Jan-1957Colorado27Clemson21
Gator01-Jan-1952Miami (Fla.)14Clemson0
Orange01-Jan-1951Clemson15Miami (Fla.)14
Gator01-Jan-1949Clemson24Missouri23
Cotton01-Jan-1940Clemson6Boston College3

CLEMSON AP FINISHES

Sorted by Year, Rank and Team

193912Clemson
194811Clemson
195010Clemson
195120Clemson
195619Clemson
195812Clemson
195911Clemson
197719Clemson
19786Clemson
19811Clemson
19828Clemson
198311Clemson
198617Clemson
198712Clemson
19889Clemson
198912Clemson
19909Clemson
199118Clemson
199323Clemson
200016Clemson
200322Clemson
200521Clemson
200721Clemson

Sorted by Year, Rank and Team

200924Clemson
201122Clemson
201211Clemson
20138Clemson
201415Clemson
20152Clemson
20161Clemson
20174Clemson
20181Clemson
20192Clemson
20203Clemson
202114Clemson

CLEMSON NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

YearCHAMPIONS
2018Clemson: College Football Playoff, AP, FW-NFF, USA Today
2016Clemson: College Football Playoff, AP, FW-NFF, USA Today
Alabama: Colley
1981Clemson: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, NY Times, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI
Nebraska: National Championship Foundation*
Penn State: Dunkel
Pittsburgh: National Championship Foundation*
SMU: National Championship Foundation*
Texas: National Championship Foundation*

CLEMSON HEAD COACHES

Year(s)CoachYearsGamesWinLossTieWin %School
1902-1903John Heisman21310210.808Clemson
1904-1904Shack Shealy173310.500Clemson
1905-1905Eddie Cochems163210.583Clemson
1906-1926Bob Williams646211960.522Clemson
1907-1907Frank Shaughnessy184400.500Clemson
1908-1908John Stone171600.143Clemson
1910-1912Frank Dobson324111210.479Clemson
1916-1916Wayne Hart193600.333Clemson
1917-1920Edward Donahue436211230.625Clemson
1921-1922Edward Stewart21861020.389Clemson
1923-1926Bud Saunders42791710.352Clemson
1927-1930Josh Cody441291110.720Clemson
1931-1939Jess Neely985433570.547Clemson
1940-1969Frank Howard30295165118120.580Clemson
1970-1972Cecil Ingram333122100.364Clemson
1973-1976Red Parker444172520.409Clemson
1977-1978Charley Pell22318410.804Clemson
1978-1989Danny Ford12129962940.760Clemson
1990-1993Ken Hatfield446321310.707Clemson
1993-1998Tommy West659312800.525Clemson
1999-2008Tommy Bowden10117724500.615Clemson
2008-2019Dabo Swinney121611303100.807Clemson

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