One of the losses and one of the ties came against Boston College in that 1982-83 period.•Last season’s overtime meeting, a 16-13 Boston College victory, was the first between the two schools as an ACC matchup. •Clemson has not beaten Boston College since 1958, a 34-12 victory at Clemson.•The series is tied 2-2-1 in games played at Clemson.The series is tied 4-4-1 in the nine games played in the city of Boston. Boston College Boston College 16, Clemson 13 September 24, 2005 at Clemson, SC Making its first trip to Death Valley since 1982 and playing its first road game as a member of the ACC, #25 (USA Today) Boston College outlasted Clemson in overtime, 16-13.
However, Ryan’s fifth pass of the drive was intercepted in the endzone by Jamaal Fudge.
The Eagles gained 504 yards of total offense on the night, 281 rushing and 223 passing. •The two teams tied in a 1982 game in Death Valley.
The game was televised by CBS on a regional basis, the first CBS broadcast from Clemson Memorial Stadium.
Clemson had a 14-0 lead at intermission, but sophomore quarterback Doug Flutie led Boston College back to take a 17-14 lead. Frank Magwood led Clemson receivers with 103 yards on six catches, the only 100-yard receiving game of his Clemson career.
The Tigers tied the game in the fourth quarter, then had a 43-yard attempt with eight seconds left to win, but Donald Igwebuike’s field goal drifted left and the game ended in a 17-17 tie. The Tigers had 218 yards rushing led by Cliff Austin, who had 20-94. •Clemson had just two losses and two ties over a three-year period from 1981-83.