Clemson to Play Orange & White Scrimmage on Saturday
Clemson, SC--Clemson will hold its annual Orange & White scrimmage on
Saturday afternoon in Death Valley at 3:00 PM. The scrimmage will be
the 15th and final workout for Tommy Bowden's Tigers. The scrimmage
will be free of charge to the public.
Fans must enter the stadium at gates 5 or 9. Other gates
will be closed as the stadium renovation under the South stands is in
The Clemson team will not be divided into equal squads,
something that has been the case for many years. All the
offensive players and special teams players will be in in orange and
all the defensive players in white. The team will then scrimmage
against each other with a clock in use. The offense will start the
scrimmage at its own 30. The team will scrimmage for two regular
15-minute quarters for the first half. There will be field goals
and extra points and there will be punting. It will be the first
opportunity for Clemson fans to see Georgia transfer Wynn Kopp in
There will be strong competition in the scrimmage as the #1
offense will scrimmage against the #1 defense, then the #2 offense
will scrimmage against the #2 defense. The third team players will
scrimmage at the beginning of the third period. Then, the first
teams will come back on the field. The second half will be running
Clemson has had two such scrimmages so far this spring, the
most recent coming on March 31 in Death Valley.
Fans are urged to come to the stadium at 12:00 Noon for a
surplus sale. Various Clemson clothing items will be on sale at a
reduced rate at gates 5 and 9 at Memorial Stadium.
The IPTAY office will be open from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM, while
the ticket office will be open from 12:00 noon until 3:00 PM.
In addition to the football game, the Clemson men's and
women's track & field teams, and the Clemson volleyball team will
also be in action.
Jolene Hoover's volleyball team will hold a spring tournament
all day in Jervey Gym. Teams from South Carolina, Wake Forest,
Georgia, Georgia State and Furman will all take part. Clemson's
first match will be against South Carolina starting at 8:50 AM.
Clemson's final match of the day will be at 3:50 PM against Georgia.
Two courts will be going at the same time.
Both Clemson track & field teams will be in action at the
Rock Norman Track. The field events begin at 11:00 AM and the
running events begin at 1:00 PM.
Admission to all events is free of charge.