The 2007 Clemson football team
represented Clemson University
in the 2007 college football season
. The Tigers were led by head coach Tommy Bowden
and played their home games in Memorial Stadium
Clemson played host to the Florida State Seminoles
on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2007 in both teams' season opener. The game was played before a primetime national audience on ESPN as the only college football game in that time slot. It was only Clemson's second regular season Monday night game, the last being in 1982 against the University of Georgia
Clemson opened its season with 3 consecutive home game victories. This is the first time that there have been 3 consecutive home games to open the season since 2003 and only the eighth time since 1923. Clemson will be playing against the 2006 Atlantic Coast Conference
champion Wake Forest
in November and will play the 2006 Mid-American Conference
champion Central Michigan
for the first time. The 2007 season will see Clemson meeting Louisiana-Monroe and Central Michigan for the first time.
In the pre-season, incoming quarterback Willy Korn was named one of the top-10 impact freshman for 2007.
Clemson started 4-0, including a victory in the season and conference opener over the Florida State Seminoles in the ninth "Bowden Bowl", which pits father Bobby......