Clemson - USC Pregame Notes

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Game: Clemson (8-2, 6-2) vs. South Carolina (7-3, 5-3)

Rankings: Clemson 16th in AP and 14th USA Today

South Carolina 25th in AP and not ranked USA Today

Date: November 18, 2000

Kickoff: 3:36 PM Kickoff

Live Television: ABC

Delay TV: College Sports Southeast (Doug Bell, Hootie Ingram)

Ticket Availability: Sold Out

Series Record: Clemson leads 58-35-4

at Clemson: Clemson leads 12-7-1

Last Year: Clemson 31, South Carolina 21 in Columbia

Series Streak: Clemson has won three in a row and 9 of last 12.

Moment of Silence: There will be moment of silence prior to the Clemson
vs. South Carolina game in honor of former Clemson Sports Information Director
Bob Bradley, who passed away on October 30. The game program is dedicated to
Bradley and the Clemson band will spell out "Mr. B" as it concludes
its halftime presentation.

Clemson Injuries:

Woodrow Dantzler, QB, probable, bruised ankle

Joe Don Reames, PR, probable, sprained neck

Terry Jolly, DT, probable, sprained ankle

Travis Zachery, RB,probable, sprained ankle

Keith Adams, LB, questionable, concussion suffered in Tuesday practice.

Other Notes: A victory will give Clemson its first nine-win regular
season since could also ensure Clemson's first top 25 finish since
1993...Clemson has 19 seniors, including 15 scholarship players, who will be
playing in their final home game...That class will attempt to be just the 10th
in Clemson history to sweep South Carolina four years in a row...this just the
fourth time in the 98 year history of the series that Clemson and South Carolina
have both been ranked heading into the

game....Clemson running back Travis Zachery needs 72 yards rushing to reach
1000 for the season...Clemson quarterback Woodrow Dantzler needs 133 yards

rushing to reach 1000 for the season...wide receiver Rod Gardner needs 151 yards
receiving to reach 1000 for the season...Gardner needs 8 receptions to become
Clemson's career reception leader...Clemson accepted a bid to the Gator Bowl
on Tuesday and will play in that contest against an opponent to be named on
January 1 at 12:30 PM....Clemson linebacker Keith Adams is a finalist for the
Butkus Award...Clemson wide receiver Rod Gardner is a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff
Award, quarterback Woody Dantzler is a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien Award
and Robert Carswell is a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award.

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