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  • 1. 

    In 2002, what ACC football team won in Clemson for the first time since 1985?

    • A.

      West Virginia

    • B.

      Virginia

    • C.

      North Carolina State

    • D.

      Maryland

    Correct Answer
    D. Maryland
    Explanation
    Maryland is the correct answer because it states that they won in Clemson for the first time since 1985. This implies that they had not won a game in Clemson for 17 years, making 2002 the first time they achieved victory in that stadium since 1985.

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  • 2. 

    What SEC football team downed Clemson 27-14 in the 2003 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl?

    • A.

      Georgia

    • B.

      Tennessee

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Missouri

    Correct Answer
    B. Tennessee
    Explanation
    In the 2003 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Tennessee defeated Clemson with a score of 27-14. This indicates that the correct answer is Tennessee.

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  • 3. 

    What SEC football team shut out Clemson 30-0 in the 2003 season opener?

    • A.

      Tennessee

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Vermont

    • D.

      South Carolina

    Correct Answer
    B. Georgia
    Explanation
    In the 2003 season opener, Georgia shut out Clemson with a score of 30-0. This means that Clemson was unable to score any points during the game while Georgia scored 30 points.

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  • 4. 

    In 2003, what was the only football team to defeat Clemson in "Death Valley"?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Miami (FL)

    • D.

      Florida State

    Correct Answer
    B. Georgia
    Explanation
    Georgia was the only football team to defeat Clemson in "Death Valley" in 2003.

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  • 5. 

    Who became Clemson's career leader in receptions with 167 in 2003?

    • A.

      Derrick Hamilton

    • B.

      Rod Gardner

    • C.

      Terry Allen

    • D.

      Airese Currie

    Correct Answer
    A. Derrick Hamilton
    Explanation
    In 2003, Derrick Hamilton became Clemson's career leader in receptions with a total of 167. This means that he caught the most passes in Clemson's history up until that point.

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  • 6. 

    In 2004 Clemson missed a bowl game for the first time in how many years?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Thirty

    • C.

      Ten

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Six
    Explanation
    In 2004, Clemson missed a bowl game for the first time in six years. This implies that Clemson had been consistently qualifying for bowl games for the previous six years leading up to 2004.

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  • 7. 

    In 2004, what Clemson Tiger set an NCAA single-game kick return record of 282 yards?

    • A.

      Charlie Whitehurst

    • B.

      Chansi Stuckey

    • C.

      Justin Miller

    • D.

      Airese Currie

    Correct Answer
    C. Justin Miller
    Explanation
    Justin Miller set an NCAA single-game kick return record of 282 yards in 2004.

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  • 8. 

    In 2004, what ACC football team was the only opponent to defeat the Tigers in Clemson?

    • A.

      Wake Forest

    • B.

      Maryland

    • C.

      Georgia Tech

    • D.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    C. Georgia Tech
    Explanation
    In 2004, Georgia Tech was the only ACC football team to defeat the Tigers in Clemson.

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  • 9. 

    What ACC school did Clemson defeat for its only football road victory in 2004?

    • A.

      Miami (FL)

    • B.

      Virginia

    • C.

      Illinois

    • D.

      Duke

    Correct Answer
    A. Miami (FL)
    Explanation
    Clemson defeated Miami (FL) for its only football road victory in 2004.

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  • 10. 

    In 2005, who kicked a Clemson record six field goals in one game against Texas A&M?

    • A.

      Aaron Hunt

    • B.

      Nelson Welch

    • C.

      Jad Dean

    • D.

      Rod Gardner

    Correct Answer
    C. Jad Dean
    Explanation
    Jad Dean kicked a Clemson record six field goals in one game against Texas A&M in 2005.

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  • 11. 

    In 2005, how many overtimes did Miami (FL) need to upend Clemson 36-30 in football?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    Miami (FL) needed three overtimes to upend Clemson 36-30 in football in 2005. This means that the game went into overtime three times before Miami (FL) was able to secure the victory over Clemson.

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  • 12. 

    In 2005, who set Clemson's one-game record for a freshman with 155 receiving yards?

    • A.

      Aaron Kelly

    • B.

      James Davis

    • C.

      Chansi Stuckey

    • D.

      Kyle Browning

    Correct Answer
    A. Aaron Kelly
    Explanation
    Aaron Kelly set Clemson's one-game record for a freshman with 155 receiving yards in 2005.

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  • 13. 

    In which bowl game did Clemson appear in 2005?

    • A.

      Orange Bowl

    • B.

      Champs Sports Bowl

    • C.

      Citrus Bowl

    • D.

      Liberty Bowl

    Correct Answer
    B. Champs Sports Bowl
    Explanation
    In 2005, Clemson appeared in the Champs Sports Bowl.

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  • 14. 

    How many sacks did Clemson's Gaines Adams accrue from 2003-06 to tie a Tiger record?

    • A.

      28

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      56

    Correct Answer
    A. 28
    Explanation
    Gaines Adams, a player from Clemson, accrued a total of 28 sacks from 2003-06, which allowed him to tie a Tiger record. This means that over the course of those four years, Adams was able to sack the opposing team's quarterback 28 times, showcasing his exceptional skill and contribution to the Clemson team.

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  • 15. 

    How many players were selected ahead of Clemson's Gaines Adams in the 2007 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Nine

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    B. Three
    Explanation
    Three players were selected ahead of Clemson's Gaines Adams in the 2007 NFL Draft. This means that there were three players chosen before Adams during the draft process.

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  • 16. 

    In 2006, Clemson compiled seven rushing touchdowns in a 52-7 rout of which ACC team?

    • A.

      Florida State

    • B.

      Duke

    • C.

      Alabama

    • D.

      North Carolina

    Correct Answer
    D. North Carolina
    Explanation
    In 2006, Clemson had a dominant victory over North Carolina with a score of 52-7. During this game, Clemson managed to score seven rushing touchdowns, showcasing their strong running game. This indicates that North Carolina struggled to defend against Clemson's rushing attack, leading to a lopsided victory for Clemson.

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  • 17. 

    In what 2006 bowl game did Clemson fall to Kentucky 28-20?

    • A.

      Liberty Bowl

    • B.

      Citrus Bowl

    • C.

      Gator Bowl

    • D.

      Music City Bowl

    Correct Answer
    D. Music City Bowl
    Explanation
    Clemson fell to Kentucky 28-20 in the Music City Bowl in 2006.

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  • 18. 

    Against what football team did the Clemson Tigers rack up 70 points in 2007?

    • A.

      Arizona

    • B.

      Duke

    • C.

      Central Michigan

    • D.

      Wake Forest

    Correct Answer
    C. Central Michigan
    Explanation
    In 2007, the Clemson Tigers scored 70 points against the Central Michigan football team.

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  • 19. 

    Clemson played in which bowl game in 2007?

    • A.

      Sugar Bowl

    • B.

      Alamo Bowl

    • C.

      Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

    • D.

      Sun Bowl

    Correct Answer
    C. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
    Explanation
    In 2007, Clemson played in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

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  • 20. 

    What fellow Tigers edged out Clemson 23-20 in the 2007 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl?

    • A.

      Auburn

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Memphis

    • D.

      LSU

    Correct Answer
    A. Auburn
    Explanation
    In the 2007 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Auburn emerged victorious with a narrow 23-20 win over Clemson. Auburn, known as the fellow Tigers, managed to outscore Clemson in a closely contested match.

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  • 21. 

    Who was the only Clemson player chosen in the 2008 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Phillip Merling

    • B.

      Cullen Harper

    • C.

      Gaines Adams

    • D.

      Charlie Whitehurst

    Correct Answer
    A. Phillip Merling
    Explanation
    Phillip Merling was the only Clemson player chosen in the 2008 NFL Draft. This means that out of all the players from Clemson University who were eligible for the draft that year, Merling was the only one selected by an NFL team.

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  • 22. 

    What was Dabo Swinney's title at Clemson before becoming head football coach in 2008?

    • A.

      Running Backs Coach

    • B.

      Quarterbacks Coach

    • C.

      Receivers Coach

    • D.

      Cornerbacks Coach

    Correct Answer
    C. Receivers Coach
    Explanation
    Dabo Swinney's title at Clemson before becoming head football coach in 2008 was Receivers Coach.

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  • 23. 

    Where did Dabo Swinney, Clemson's 2008 interim football coach, play NCAA football?

    • A.

      Georgia

    • B.

      Alabama

    • C.

      Ohio State

    • D.

      South Carolina

    Correct Answer
    B. Alabama
    Explanation
    Dabo Swinney, Clemson's 2008 interim football coach, played NCAA football at Alabama.

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  • 24. 

    What in-state football team did Clemson shut out 54-0 in 2008?

    • A.

      Duke

    • B.

      South Carolina

    • C.

      South Carolina State

    • D.

      The Citadel

    Correct Answer
    C. South Carolina State
    Explanation
    In 2008, Clemson shut out South Carolina State with a score of 54-0.

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  • 25. 

    In 2008, Clemson won all three of its football games against teams from which state?

    • A.

      South Carolina

    • B.

      North Carolina

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Virginia

    Correct Answer
    A. South Carolina
    Explanation
    In 2008, Clemson won all three of its football games against teams from South Carolina.

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  • 26. 

    What football team did Clemson defeat in 2008, for the first time in 50 years?

    • A.

      Florida State

    • B.

      South Carolina

    • C.

      Boston College

    • D.

      Alabama

    Correct Answer
    C. Boston College
    Explanation
    In 2008, Clemson defeated Boston College for the first time in 50 years. This implies that Clemson had not been able to defeat Boston College in their previous encounters for half a century.

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  • 27. 

    Against whom did Dabo Swinney get his first win as Clemson's football coach in 2008?

    • A.

      Western Kentucky

    • B.

      Georgia Tech

    • C.

      Boston College

    • D.

      The Citadel

    Correct Answer
    C. Boston College
    Explanation
    In 2008, Dabo Swinney, as Clemson's football coach, secured his first win against Boston College.

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  • 28. 

    What SEC football team defeated Clemson for the twelfth straight time in 2008?

    • A.

      Minnesota

    • B.

      Alabama

    • C.

      Tennessee

    • D.

      Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Alabama
    Explanation
    Alabama is the correct answer because they defeated Clemson for the twelfth straight time in 2008. This indicates that Alabama had a dominant record against Clemson in their previous twelve matchups.

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  • 29. 

    Against what team in 2008 did Clemson gain no rushing yards, its fewest in 61 years?

    • A.

      Mississippi

    • B.

      Iowa

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Alabama

    Correct Answer
    D. Alabama
    Explanation
    In 2008, Clemson gained no rushing yards against Alabama, which was its fewest in 61 years. This suggests that Alabama had a strong defense that effectively shut down Clemson's rushing game. It could also imply that Clemson's offensive line struggled to create running lanes or that their running backs were unable to find success against Alabama's defense. Nonetheless, the lack of rushing yards against Alabama in 2008 was a significant and rare occurrence for Clemson.

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  • 30. 

    How many former Clemson footballers played their NFL rookie season in 2008?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    D. Two
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Two. This means that there were only two former Clemson footballers who played their NFL rookie season in 2008.

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