Clemson-SC game has an official name


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On Saturday, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina are set to meet on the football field for the 112th time, dating back to their first gridiron encounter in 1896. One of the most storied and historic rivalries in all of college football, the annual game between the state’s largest public institutions has never had an official name. The athletic departments of both schools announced this week the official adoption of The Palmetto Bowl™ as the name of the game moving forward, and a trophy and logo will be developed and unveiled prior to the 2015 game.

“This is one of the premier games every year in college football, and it’s a great opportunity for our institutions to increase exposure to the State of South Carolina and all the great people here,” Clemson Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich said. “To name this game The Palmetto Bowl hopefully adds to the identity of this great rivalry.”

“From ‘Big Thursday’ to ‘The Palmetto Bowl,’ there is so much history and tradition to showcase about this rivalry,” said South Carolina Director of Athletics Ray Tanner. “The Palmetto Bowl gives this rivalry an identity that highlights the State of South Carolina and the accomplishments of these outstanding institutions.”

The Tigers and Gamecocks kick off at 12 noon Saturday, in a contest set for broadcast on ESPN.

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BP1999
My trophy idea
orangetiger05
Re: My trophy idea
jlmccabe23®
Re: My trophy idea
joeyblack
Re: My trophy idea
Gullinkambi
We'll never be able to prove it but
boricuatiger
Re: My trophy idea
joistman®
or rights to the flag itself
mhuyser
took long enough***
tgrfan42069
"Palmetto Bowl" ?? I guess that'll do until somebody
DueWest
And The Winner gets
Country Gentleman®
The winner should get to paint the Palmetto flag on their
tigeringvegas
Re: And The Winner gets
TIGERMEAT®
Doesn't quite have the same ring to it as "Iron Bowl."***
CDef
Rust Bowl....***
SOLOS®
Re: Doesn't quite have the same ring to it as "Iron Bowl."***
Listerine611®
Well we don't have iron production in our state like
rhettm
Re: Well we don't have iron production in our state like
76clemson
THE METH BOWL***
The Electric Aunt Jemima
At one point rice was the biggest crop in SC
Clemson_Alumnus®
How about "The Everything Bowl"?***
theo042296
I like it.
T_I_P
Meh....***
TigerTown
Re: FB Update: Clemson-SC game has an official name
ih8it4u
How about Perry Rogers Bowl?***
Azazel
Lame.***
PioneerG
Re: FB Update: Clemson-SC game has an official name
Udamannclem
Re: FB Update: Clemson-SC game has an official name
WhstigeR®
My Bologna has a first name...
Lonnie Utah
What happened to the Hardee's trophy?***
1991Tiger
Clemson Coot Bowl would be much better***
Neal in NC®
Now SC need not ever worry about playing in a bowl.***
ColaTownTiger
Aw come on there's gotta be a better name someone can come
T Nasty Orange
yeah but
milkingoatswithjehnir
Re: yeah but
T Nasty Orange
Chicken Bucket!***
wyletigr
chicken pot pie.***
freakgeek
Used to officially be "The Chicken Kicking"
mjm
Re: FB Update: Clemson-SC game has an official name
FordPower
Play for the Moon
OrangeATL
Too cool for them to use the idea. It'll be a lame trophy***
ColaTownTiger
It took over 100 yrs to come up with that?***
Hi Cotton Tiger®
This name totally sucks...
Tim317
If you think the state name "sucks" you either are not
soywaker®
Re: If you think the state name "sucks" you either are not
Tim317
Rock vs Cock *****
ReallyJoelShaw
the winner***
T_I_P
The Palmetto War
Moatsie215
But then we'd be the north.***
soywaker®
The North has the winning record.***
The Electric Aunt Jemima
Wow, could they get anything more unoriginal? Fail***
Clemson81to85
Please get rid of the Hardee's so call trophy...*****
kbutiger95
Re: FB Update: Clemson-SC game has an official name
allorangeallthetime52®
My trophy suggestions. It would be a football with a knife
Tigers Rule®
Re: FB Update: Clemson-SC game has an official name
76er®
This is not new
blackrivertiger®
I like The Palmetto Bug Bowl better. Imagine the trophy.***
strodetiger®

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