Clemson will play in the Meineke Car Care Bowl on December 31st in Charlotte. The Tigers will face Big East foe South Florida at Bank of America Stadium. The game will kickoff at noon and be televised on ESPN.
Clemson is 6-6 this season. The Tigers have been bowl eligible every year since 1996. South Florida is 7-5 this season. The Bulls are coached by former USC assistant Skip Holtz, who is in his first season at USF.
The Bulls average 23.5 points per game and give up 19.5. They average 312 yards per game, 162 thru the air and 150 on the ground.
The leading rusher for the Bulls is Moise Plancher with 743 yards. QB BJ Daniels has completed 56% of his passes for 1496 yards, 9 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Dontavia Bogan is the leading receiver with 46 catches for 670 yards and 5 touchdowns.
This will be the first meeting between the teams.
The Tigers are 16-16 all-time in bowl games. They won the Music City Bowl last year against Kentucky. The Bulls are 2-2 all-time in bowl games. This is the school’s first bowl game last since 2008.
If you are interested in grabbing a ticket, contact TicketMaster. The prices range from 40 to 75 dollars.