Clemson to Make Seventh Orange Dish Look
CLEMSON, S.C.– Clemson Football as well as the Resources One Orange Dish introduced today that No. 7 Clemson will certainly encounter No. 6 Tennessee in the 89th Resources One Orange Dish at Acid Rock Arena in Miami Gardens, Fla. on Friday, Dec. 30. The competition is arranged for an 8 p.m. first on ESPN.
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Clemson, champ of the ACC for the 7th time in 8 years, will certainly make its 7th all-time Orange Dish look as well as its initial considering that showing up the University Football Playoff Semifinal at the Orange Dish in 2015. The Tigers are 4-2 all-time in the Orange Dish.
Clemson made its initial Orange Dish look on New Year’s Day in 1951, finishing an unbeaten 9-0-1 period with a 15-14 win versus Miami (Fla.) many thanks to Sterling Smith’s consent safety and security late in the competition. The Tigers returned 6 years later on, a 27-21 loss by Colorado in conclusion a 7-2-2 ACC title-winning period. Clemson later on safeguarded its initial championship game at the Orange Dish on Jan. 1, 1982, when top-ranked Clemson downed Nebraska, 22-15, to complete a 12-0 period.
The Tigers have actually considering that made 3 Orange Dish looks under Head Train Dabo Swinney. Clemson gathered an Orange Dish berth versus West Virginia in 2011 after gaining Clemson’s initial ACC champion in two decades. The Tigers after that gained Orange Dish triumphes throughout the 2013 as well as 2015 periods, consisting of a 40-35 win versus Ohio State to finish the 2013 period as well as a 37-17 win versus Oklahoma in 2015 to gain the program’s initial berth in the University Football Playoff Championship Game Video Game.
The video game will certainly be the 20th all-time conference in between Clemson as well as Tennessee. Though the groups fulfilled 16 times from 1901-44, consisting of 10 times in a 16-season period from 1901-16, this year’s postseason competition will certainly be just the 4th conference in between the Tigers as well as Volunteers considering that Clemson signed up with the ACC as a club member in 1953.
Clemson won the only postseason competition in between both groups in the programs’ latest conference, a 27-14 Clemson success in the Peach Dish to finish the 2003 period. Clemson went into that competition unranked after a 5-4 begin to the period yet ended up the year 9-4 consisting of the 13-point win versus sixth-ranked Tennessee. The video game significant Swinney’s initial championship game as an aide at Clemson, as he remained in his initial period as the group’s pass receivers trainer under Head Train Tommy Bowden.
The dish berth expands Clemson’s school-record dish touch to 18 years, the lengthiest touch in the ACC as well as the fifth-longest touch in the nation. Clemson’s 18-year touch days to its Champs Sports Dish win versus Colorado to shut the 2005 period. Though Clemson did not make a dish look in 2004, Clemson has actually been dish eligible in 24 successive periods, dating to a 1999 look in the Peach Dish.
Clemson is 11-7 in championship game under Swinney. With a win this year, Swinney can establish an ACC document for occupation dish triumphes as head trainer of an ACC program, passing Bobby Bowden’s 11 dish success throughout Florida State’s ACC subscription.