Throwback Thursday: 1957 Orange Bowl

by - Assoc. Editor -

This week's TigerNet Throwback Thursday is footage of the 1957 Orange Bowl between #19 Clemson (7-2-1) and #20 Colorado (7-1-1). The Buffaloes defeated the Tigers 27-21 in Miami, Florida in front of 73,280 fans and it was the last appearance for Clemson at the Orange Bowl until 1982.

Clemson won the ACC in 1957 and it was their first conference title since the Southern Conference title in 1948.

Statistics Colorado Clemson

First Downs 16 14
Rushing Yards 279 217
Interceptions 0 2
Passing Yards 27 25
Total Yards 306 242
Punts-Average 5-36.6 7-37.9
Fumbles-Lost 8-3 0-0
Penalties-Yards 5-55 4-40

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