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Clemson announces 2023 football schedule

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september. 4 (Monday) • at Duke • Wallace Wade Stadium, Durham, NC

would begin the season on Labor Day for the second year a row. Clemson beat Georgia Tech 41-10 on Labor Day night in 2022, and this year, the Tigers will travel to Durham, NC to face the Duke Blue Devils on Monday, Sept. 4. This game would be the start of Clemson's fifth consecutive season. The first live game broadcast in ACC network history will be played in prime time dating to the start of the 2019 season against Georgia Tech.

september. 9 • VS. Charleston Southern • Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

Clemson will host its home opener on Saturday, September 9, when the Tigers face the Charleston Southern Buccaneers at Memorial Stadium. Clemson is 97–17–8 in home openers against 38 different opponents, and the Tigers are 37–0 against FCS opponents since Division I split in 1978, winning 36 of 37 games by double digits. . The game will be the first all-time meeting between Clemson and Charleston Southern and is part of Clemson's annual non-conference scheduling philosophy of facing two Power Five conference opponents, a Group of Five conference opponent and an in- Championship Subdivision squad.

september. 16 • V.S. Florida Atlantic • Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

Clemson and Florida Atlantic will meet for the second time in series history on Saturday, September 16 at Memorial Stadium. The teams' only meeting came at the start of the 2006 season when head coach Tommy Bowden's Tigers defeated Howard Schnellenberger's Owls 54–6. Although that represents only the last meeting of the sports teams, fans in Death Valley recently witnessed a dramatic re-interpretation of Clemson facing Florida Atlantic, as Disney filmed scenes from its movie. Illustration of safety Ray McElrathbe's appearance in that 2006 contest against Florida Atlantic, at halftime of Clemson's 52-10 win against Charlotte at Frank Howard Field on September 21, 2019.

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september. 23 • V.S. Florida State • Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

On September 23, the two programs combined for 13 of the 17 Atlantic Division titles in the ACC's divisional era would meet for the first time since the dissolution of the conference's divisional play. Clemson has won seven straight games in its series with Florida State since 2015. With a win in this contest, Clemson would move to within one of the 1968–76 Florida Gators for the longest winning streak against the Seminoles in Florida state history (nine).

september. 30 • at Syracuse • JMA Wireless Dome, Syracuse, NY

Clemson will travel to Central New York on September 30 to face Syracuse at the JMA Wireless Dome. Clemson holds a 9–2 record in its all-time series with Syracuse, including a 9–1 mark under Dabo Swinney. Although Clemson blanked Syracuse 54–0 in 2016, four of the teams' six most recent meetings have been decided by six or fewer points, including Clemson's last 15–0 national championship team. , which has earned 27-23. Coming off the back of a win against the Orange in 2018 and last year's ACC title win, the team overcame a 14-point deficit for a 27–21 victory.

october. 7 • VS. Wake Forest Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

Clemson will host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on October 7. A year ago, the teams played one of the most memorable games of the 2022 season, putting up 96 points and over 1,000 yards of offense as Clemson earned a 51–45 double. Overtime win against the Demon Deacons in Winston-Salem. Since taking over Clemson's head coaching role following a 12-7 loss to Wake Forest in 2008, Dabo Swinney is 14-0 against Wake Forest. The 15th consecutive win in the series would be Clemson's sixth all-time of 15 or more consecutive wins against a single opponent in school history.

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october. 21 • In Miami (FLA.) • Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FLA.

Clemson and Miami will meet in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 2004–05 when the Tigers face the Hurricanes on October 21 at Hard Rock Stadium in South Florida. Clemson has won four straight in the series, including two wins. at Clemson in 2020 and 2022, victories in the 2017 ACC Championship Game at Charlotte, and a 58–0 win at Miami in 2015, the Tigers' most recent road game. Clemson defeated the Hurricanes by a total of 178–30. in that period.

october. 28 • at NC State • Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, NC

Last season, Clemson and NC State played the highest-ranked game in the teams' 90-game series history as the fifth-ranked Tigers defeated the 10th-ranked Wolfpack 30–20 in Death Valley in prime-time. were on top. national television audience. This year, the teams will meet on October 28 in Raleigh, where the Tigers are 7-2 in their last nine games in 2021 despite a double-overtime loss on their last trip.

November 4 • Vs. Notre Dame • Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

On Saturday, November 4, Clemson will host Notre Dame at Memorial Stadium for the teams' fifth meeting since 2018. Notre Dame won regular season victories against Clemson in 2020 and 2022, but Clemson won the pennant the season after in the College Football Playoff semifinals. Goodyear Cotton Bowl in 2018 and the 2020 ACC Championship Game. The game will represent Clemson's first visit to the Irish since a memorable 2015 contest in which Clemson stopped a late Irish two-point conversion attempt to earn a 24–22 prime-time victory amid the remnants of Hurricane Joaquin. Was.

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November 11 • V.S. Georgia Tech • Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

Clemson will take their eight-game series winning streak to Memorial Stadium on November 11 against Georgia Tech. The game will be Clemson's first against new Georgia Tech head coach Brent Key, who becomes the first interim coach at an ACC institution. Dabo Swinney has held the head coaching role since December 2008 when he took over the feat at Clemson. New Georgia Tech head coaches are 2–6 in their first games against Clemson since 1974, including Clemson's losses to Yellow Jacket head coaches Pepper Rodgers, Bill Curry, Bobby Deol, and Clemson. Ross, George O'Leary, Chan Gailey and Geoff Collins.

November 18 • V.S. North Carolina • Memorial Stadium, Clemson, SC

Clemson Memorial Stadium will be the site of the 2022 ACC Championship Game rematch between Clemson and North Carolina on November 18. Last December, Clemson clinched its seventh ACC title in eight years by virtue of a 39–10 victory over the Tar Heels at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. That victory gave Clemson 12 consecutive postseason victories, the longest such streak in major college football history.

November 25 • at South Carolina • Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, SC

Clemson's opportunity to recapture in-state bragging rights will come Saturday, Nov. 25, against South Carolina, following their seven-game winning streak in the series that ended last season. Clemson enters the game with a 72–43–4 all-time record. record in one of college football's most played rivalries, a series Clemson has led since 1898. A win would give the Tigers five straight road wins against South Carolina for the first time since defeating the Gamecocks six straight in Colombia in 1989–99. season's.

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