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1981 Clemson Tigers Schedule and Results

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Record: 12-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 137) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Danny Ford (12-0)

PS/G: 28.2 (19th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 8.8 (1st of 137)
SRS: 21.34 (5th of 137) ▪ SOS: 5.84 (37th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 22-15 versus Nebraska

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
      19 14 9 6 4 3 2 2 2 2 1 1

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat Clemson Wofford Non-Major W 45 10 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Clemson @ Tulane Ind W 13 5 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Clemson (4) Georgia SEC W 13 3 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (14) Clemson @ Kentucky SEC W 21 3 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (9) Clemson Virginia ACC W 27 0 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (6) Clemson @ Duke ACC W 38 10 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (4) Clemson North Carolina State ACC W 17 7 7 0 0 W 7
8 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (3) Clemson Wake Forest ACC W 82 24 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (2) Clemson @ (8) North Carolina ACC W 10 8 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (2) Clemson Maryland ACC W 21 7 10 0 0 W 10
11 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (2) Clemson @ South Carolina Ind W 29 13 11 0 0 W 11
12 Jan 1, 1982 Fri (1) Clemson N (4) Nebraska Big 8 W 22 15 12 0 0 W 12 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)