Clemson Tigers/USC Gamecocks Football Rivalry Game Tonight - WSPA.com

Clemson Tigers/USC Gamecocks Football Rivalry Game Tonight

Posted: Updated:
Clemson and Carolina students started rivalry week with traditional Cocky Funeral and Tiger Burn. Both campus events take place Monday serving as a pep rally ahead of Saturday’s game. Clemson and Carolina students started rivalry week with traditional Cocky Funeral and Tiger Burn. Both campus events take place Monday serving as a pep rally ahead of Saturday’s game.
CLEMSON, S.C. -

Clemson and Carolina students started rivalry week with traditional Cocky Funeral and Tiger Burn. Both campus events take place Monday serving as a pep rally ahead of Saturday’s game.

For the first time ever both Clemson and the University of South Carolina’s football teams are ranked in the top 10. The high rankings are adding national attention to a game already in the local spotlight.

“No matter how your season is, rivalry week you bring your best game,” says Clemson Senior Colby Thelen.

Trash talk has started on campus, in offices and online across the country. At Clemson’s Social Media Listening Center tweets can be seen from Canada are also weighing in on the game. The tweets and online chatter will only continue to grow before kick off.

So far there have been thousands of tweets about the Clemson and Carolina Game. Joe Mazier, Associate Chair of the Department of Communications says the Social Media Listening Center caught 10,000 tweets leading up to the Clemson vs. Florida State Game. He says that number will be rivalred this week.

“We’ll be able to see in the social media listening center the preponderance of negative comments that show up during the week for the Clemson side, for the USC side,” Mazier says.

The rivalry is the third longest college football rivalry in the country.

Clemson vs. USC Rivalry Facts:

  1. They’ve played 110 times
  2. Clemson Leads Series 65-41-4
  3. First Played November 1896
  4. Most Games Decided by Touchdown or Less

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Community Meeting Discussing Halfway Housing Gets Heated

    Community Meeting Discussing Halfway Housing Gets Heated

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:38 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:38:03 GMT
    2 Men Sentenced In Drug Case Could Get Out Of Jail Soon2 Men Sentenced In Drug Case Could Get Out Of Jail Soon
    Outraged neighbors took on a Christian ministry they said is housing sex offenders and ex-cons in their neighborhood. The meeting held in Roebuck in Spartanburg County was so heated, extra deputies were called in to keep things from getting out of hand. "Our community children are prisoners in their flipping homes... not your ex convicts. Put 'em back behind bars, we don't want them," shouted one woman. The neighbo...
    Outraged neighbors took on a Christian ministry they said is housing sex offenders and ex-cons in their neighborhood. The meeting held in Roebuck in Spartanburg County was so heated, extra deputies were called in to keep things from getting out of hand. "Our community children are prisoners in their flipping homes... not your ex convicts. Put 'em back behind bars, we don't want them," shouted one woman. The neighbo...
  • Wreck Shuts Down Part of I-85 In Anderson County

    Wreck Shuts Down Part of I-85 In Anderson County

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:36:04 GMT
    Troopers say they're working a wreck on mile marker 30 in Anderson County.Troopers say they're working a wreck on mile marker 30 in Anderson County.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says two northbound lanes of I-85 in Anderson County are closed after a wreck Thursday night.
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol says two northbound lanes of I-85 in Anderson County are closed after a wreck Thursday night.
  • Tanker Tips Over On Main Street in Anderson

    Tanker Tips Over On Main Street in Anderson

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:03:00 GMT
    Part of Main Street in Anderson shut down due to a tipped over tanker Thursday night.Part of Main Street in Anderson shut down due to a tipped over tanker Thursday night.
    An overturned tanker closed part of Main Street in Anderson Thursday night.
    An overturned tanker closed part of Main Street in Anderson Thursday night.
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.