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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