Team history[ edit ] Clemson's basketball history had an unusual beginning. The Tigers first two basketball games were both played in Greenville, South Carolina on February 9,a 46—12 win at Furmanfollowed by a 78—6 victory over the Butler Guards later that evening. Brothers John and Frank Erwin scored a combined 74 points in their second game; John Erwin's 58 points still stand as Clemson's single game scoring record, unique in college basketball for not being broken in over a century since the program's inaugural day. Clemson won its first seven games in the program's history, the longest streak to open a program among the current 15 ACC schools. Former Pittsburgh Nationals player Frank Dobson was Clemson's first basketball coach, taking the Tigers to a 13—5 record in the first two seasons.
So which returning players will be leading the charge for the Tigers? The first choice is obvious: Quarterback Trevor Lawrence.
In , the true freshman threw for 3, yards, 30 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions. On the biggest stage in the sport — the national championship — he was for for yards, 3 touchdowns, and zero picks. Etienne improved drastically between his freshman and sophomore years, rushing for 1, yards and 24 touchdowns last season.
Ross racked up 1, yards and 9 touchdowns, while Higgins had yards and 12 touchdowns. With Hunter Renfrow gone, those numbers might even go up this season. Preseason ranking We have Clemson sitting at No.
Can any ACC team even stay within two touchdowns? Whether the Tigers and Tide play each other or not, here are the dates and sites for the College Football Playoff semifinals and CFP national championship. The CFP semifinals are set for Dec.
The other semifinal is the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona. When is the College Football Playoff national championship? The CFP national championship is a bit later in Below is a complete history of the College Football Playoff national championship game.