The rivalry between Florida State and Clemson is one of the biggest in the ACC, as the winner of the game has ended up representing the Atlantic Division in the ACC championship since 2009. As of 2015, Clemson and Florida State have both earned 15 ACC titles, causing an exciting game as the stakes our high when they face off each year. The rivalry of the Seminoles vs. the Tigers was originated in 1988 when Florida State, No. 10, took on No. 3 Clemson, resulting in the Tigers hopes were crushed for a national title. The match-up of Tigers-Seminoles started playing yearly in 1992 when Florida State became a member of the ACC.
The match-up of Clemson and Florida State has been known to be called the Bowden Bowl; this began in 1998 when the first match-up between opposing father and son head coaches occurred when son of Seminoles head coach Bobby Bowden, Tommy Bowden, was named the coach of the Tigers. The first game between the teams with a father and son head coaches was in 1999, this was the largest crowd to attend a game at Clemson’s Memorial Stadium with 86,200 people. With the ACC title up for grabs each year the matchup of Clemson-Florida State is not one to miss for fans.
Florida State-Georgia tickets sell quickly every season, no matter where each of the teams is expected to fall in the ACC standings. The impact of the game is incredible on both campuses. No matter if the game is set to take place in Clemson or Tallahassee, TicketCity has you covered with the best Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida State Seminoles tickets at some of the cheapest prices on the market.
Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Memorial Stadium (Clemson, SC) Tigers 23, Seminoles 13This game was a big win for the Tigers, as their 12th consecutive win and that much closer to the 2015 College Football Championship. Florida State started off strong on the second snap of the game when Cook gained a 75-yard touchdown but Clemson’s defense played a strong game holding the Seminoles from the end zone for the rest of the game. The Tigers gained their 23rd victory over the Seminoles' 13 wins in the rivalry.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Doak Campbell Stadium (Tallahassee, FL) Seminoles 23, Tigers 17 OTThe No. 1 team, Florida State entered the rival game against Clemson with uncertainty as Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston was sidelined for the whole game due to suspension. Winston was replaced with Sean Maguire who was able to gain the win after a dramatic game. Maguire threw an interception with 2 minutes left in the fourth, resulting in the Seminoles receiving the ball and overtime. The crowd at Doak Campell Stadium were silent as the Seminoles undefeated 2014 season was in jeopardy. In the end, Florida State Seminoles gained a 6-point lead in OT and won their 3rd consecutive win against the Clemson Tigers.