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Bowden out as Clemson coach

CLEMSON, S.C., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Tommy Bowden said Monday he is stepping down as football coach at Clemson University.

Three Clemson players ineligible for bowl

CLEMSON, S.C., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Three Clemson players have been ruled ineligible to play in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Auburn on New Year's Eve.

COL FB: Clemson 27, Florida St. 20

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- James Davis scored with just eight seconds left Saturday as the Clemson Tigers upset the 10th-ranked Florida State Seminoles, 27-20.

Clemson LB Waters tears knee ligament

CLEMSON, S.C., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Anthony Waters, who returned to Clemson in South Carolina as a fifth-year senior, ended his college football career when he tore a knee ligament. The Tigers defeated Florida Atlantic 54-6 on Saturday.

COL FB: Clemson 35, Florida State 14

CLEMSON, S.C., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Charlie Whitehurst tossed two scoring passes to Chansi Stuckey Saturday as Clemson ripped 16th-ranked Florida State, 35-14.

Clemson's James Davis has wrist surgery

CLEMSON, S.C., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Freshman running back James Davis of Clemson will miss at least 3-to-4 weeks after undergoing left wrist surgery on Friday.

Clemson's Coleman breaks foot

CLEMSON, S.C., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Clemson running back Duane Coleman will miss six to eight weeks with a broken foot.

Clemson to lose two players to NFL draft

CLEMSON, S.C., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Wide receiver Derrick Hamilton and defensive tackle Donnell Washington of Clemson will bypass their senior seasons and enter the NFL draft.

Clemson, Bowden agree on longer contract

CLEMSON, S.C., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Clemson football Coach Tommy Bowden, who led the school to five straight bowl games, Tuesday got a three-year contract extension worth up to $4.2 million.

COL FB: Clemson 26, Florida St 10

CLEMSON, S.C., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Tommy Bowden finally beat his father Saturday as Clemson shocked Florida State, 26-10, knocking the No. 3 Seminoles out of the national title race.

Commentary: No envy for Ian McCaw

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Ian McCaw is not a man with a new job that people will envy.

Sampson re-instated at Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Linebacker Eric Sampson, who was suspended from the team at the end of last season, has rejoined the football team at Clemson.

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In Sports from United Press International

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Clemson defensive back arrested

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Ryan Hemby, 20, a reserve cornerback at Clemson, was arrested recently and charged with disorderly conduct.
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Tommy Bowden (born July 10, 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American football coach who most recently served as the head coach at Clemson University from 1999 until October 13, 2008. He is the son of Bobby Bowden, head coach at Florida State University, against whom he has coached in games nicknamed the "Bowden Bowl."

Bowden previously was the head coach at Tulane and Clemson University, and an assistant at the University of Alabama, Auburn University, Duke University, the University of Kentucky, East Carolina University and with his father at Florida State. His 1998 Tulane squad went 12–0 and achieved a top-10 final ranking in both polls.

Bowden was hired as Clemson's head coach before the 1999 season. Bowden's Clemson teams have been to a bowl game every year he has been coaching there, except in 2004, when a brawl with rival South Carolina resulting in both teams agreeing to voluntarily decline any invitation to a bowl game for that year. He resigned on October 13, 2008, after leading the team to a disappointing 3–3 record (1–2 ACC) at the midpoint of a season in which the Tigers were an almost unanimous preseason pick to win their first ACC title under Bowden and were ranked #9 in the preseason polls. Wide receivers and assistant head coach Dabo Swinney was named as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.

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