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The good old days ~~~
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The good old days ~~~

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Oct 26, 2021, 7:07 PM

When I was a younger Tiger fan winning any game called for a celebration.

1960 - 6-4
1961 - 5-5
1962 - 6-4
1963 - 5-4
1964 - 3-7
1965 - 5-5
1966 - 6-4
1967 - 6-4
1968 - 4-5
1969 - 4-6
1970 - 3-8
1971 - 5-6
1972 - 4-7
1973 - 5-6
1974 - 7-4
1975 - 2-9
1976 - 3-6

In many ways being a fan was more fun then than this year. I am now an entitled, spoiled a$$hole type of fan.




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Oct 26, 2021, 7:08 PM

similarities with him and that guy from children of the corn?

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Issac!!!!

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Oct 26, 2021, 7:10 PM



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Oct 26, 2021, 7:22 PM

My memories when I was young started about 5 years before that. That was a long dry spell but exciting Saturdays. Games started at 1:00. Had to be there if you wanted to see them play. Might get on TV once every couple of years (regional broadcast) only.

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Oct 26, 2021, 8:01 PM


When I was a younger Tiger fan winning any game called for a celebration.

1960 - 6-4
1961 - 5-5
1962 - 6-4
1963 - 5-4
1964 - 3-7
1965 - 5-5
1966 - 6-4
1967 - 6-4
1968 - 4-5
1969 - 4-6
1970 - 3-8
1971 - 5-6
1972 - 4-7
1973 - 5-6
1974 - 7-4
1975 - 2-9
1976 - 3-6

In many ways being a fan was more fun then than this year. I am now an entitled, spoiled a$$hole type of fan.




The 1976 record was actually 3-6-2. I’m not correcting you to be a smarty, but to say that in my hometown of Cope, SC, we had people celebrating because we tied GIT in Atlanta 24-24.

Of course, 1977 was a great season with us beating ug in Athens and GIT in Atlanta.

My favorite bumper sticker during that ‘77 season was “Clemson Football - - Saturday Afternoon Fever.”

We definitely need to remember what was in the past, but also, with all our might, strain towards the excellence that is possible.

Go Tigers!

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Oct 26, 2021, 8:40 PM

I agree.

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Oct 26, 2021, 9:10 PM

I only know one TJohnson from Cope.

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I only know . . .

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Oct 27, 2021, 9:43 AM

Vallentine’s Cotton Gin in Cope, SC . . . and that I agree with Tugaloo . . . I am spoiled rotten . . . and I still enjoy Saturday’s in Tiger Town watching a game played by 18 year olds!!!!!!!

Cya in the Upstate vs FSU!!!


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Re: The good old days ~~~ started my fandom in the early 70s

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Oct 26, 2021, 8:15 PM

as a kid, so I somewhat know the feeling. Hard to believe
7-4 in 1974 was the best of those 17 seasons you mentioned.

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THANK YOU for the perspective. I started following

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Oct 26, 2021, 8:54 PM

In mid 80s when my brother was there, then early 90s when I was there. The records then were better than in the 60s/70s, but probably way more excrutiating….. as a fan, it’s better to know you stink, than to think you’re good and get crushed a few times a year!!

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I think I am living in my good old days now

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Oct 26, 2021, 8:58 PM

and will reflect upon them much later, in a different post.

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Tag me if you do that tonight

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Oct 26, 2021, 9:21 PM

I’m seeing dragons right now.

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Oct 26, 2021, 9:26 PM

Hopefully my "good ole days" are in the future.



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Oct 26, 2021, 9:18 PM

Exactly but we have so much more talent now.

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Oct 26, 2021, 9:20 PM

-- and we are winning a lot more now

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"7-4 in "74"

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Oct 26, 2021, 9:23 PM

was a big chant! We were ecstatic. Enjoy these times!

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I have the bottle!

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Oct 26, 2021, 10:19 PM

:)

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Oct 27, 2021, 6:48 AM

I still have the Coke (or is it Pepsi?) bottle. Undefeated home season!

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Oct 27, 2021, 11:30 AM

Sometimes we have a humbling experience to make us appreciate what we have been given.

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