Clemson vs NCSU Pregame Notes
Game: Clemson (5-0, 2-0, 5th AP, USA) vs. NC State (4-0,1-0) Series Record: Clemson Leads 42-25-1 Live TV: ABC (Sean McDonough, Ed Cunningham and Leslie Gydel) Series Note: NC State has won each of the last two games by a combined Bowl Attendance: The Sugar Bowl is scheduled to send two Clemson Injuries: Other Notes: This is the latest in a season that two undefeated teams
Date: October 7, 2000
Kickoff: 3:36 PM
Special Day: Team Reunion Day (Tiger teams from 1970, 1980 and 1990 will
be recognized). This will also be the 20th Textile Bowl
Expected Attendance: 80,000
Ticket Availability: Still Available ($25 apiece)
High School Gate ($6 for students high
school age and under at Gate 11, starting at
Quote from Van Hilderbrand, Clemson Ticket Manager.
"We are expecting over 80,000 fans for the NC State game. I ask
all fans to arrive in the Clemson area early on Saturday because it will be
the largest volume of traffic we have had this year."
Hilderbrand also said that the Maryland game is sold out, but there
are still tickets remaining for the Georgia Tech game on October 28.
at Clemson: Clemson leads 17-10
At Death Valley: Clemson leads 14-10
As the Textile Bowl: Clemson leads 12-7
Last Year: NC State 35, Clemson 31 at Raleigh
Last Time at Clemson: NC State 46, Clemson 39 in 1998
Last Clemson Win: Clemson 19, NC State 17 at Raleigh in 1997
Delay TV: College Sports Southeast (Doug Bell, Hootie Ingram)
11 points. Clemson has scored 70 points against the Pack the last two
years, yet lost both games. The last time Clemson started out 5-0 or better
was in 1987. NC State ended that streak with a 30-28 win in Death Valley.
NC State is trying to become 5-0 for the first time since 1991. Clemson
ended the Pack's winning streak that year with a 29-19 win at Clemson.
representatives to the Clemson vs. NC State game.
Jermyn Chester, Starting OG, probable, surgery for knee cartilage
Travis Zachery, starting tailback, probable, sprained ankle vs. Duke
Jason Holloman, starting defensive tackle, probable, knee and ankle
have ever met in Death Valley. Never before have two undefeated teams
with at least four wins met at Clemson Memorial Stadium. ...Keith Adams
needs one tackle for loss to break Anthony Simmons school record for
consecutive games with at least one tackle for loss. Adams and Simmons
both have streaks of 17 straight games....Travis Zachery needs three
touchdowns to tie Lester Brown's career touchdown record. Zachery has 29
and Brown had 32 between 1976-79...Clemson's #5 national ranking is its
highest since September of 1988 when Clemson was third heading into the
Florida State game...Clemson quarterback Woodrow Dantzler needs just 21
yards rushing to break Steve Fuller's season record for yards rushing by a
quarterback. Fuller had 649 in 1978 and Dantzler already has
629....Dantzler has 520 yards rushing in his last three games. The Clemson
record for rushing yards in four consecutive games is 599 by Raymond
Priester in 1995.
Series Record: Clemson Leads 42-25-1
Live TV: ABC (Sean McDonough, Ed Cunningham and Leslie Gydel)
Series Note: NC State has won each of the last two games by a combined
Bowl Attendance: The Sugar Bowl is scheduled to send two
Other Notes: This is the latest in a season that two undefeated teams