- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson averaged a school record 82,048 fans per football game in 2013.

The NCAA recently released official attendance statistics for the just completed season. Clemson’s average attendance this year surpassed the previous mark of 81,750 that was set in 1988.

The team drew 574,333 fans for its seven home games at Memorial Stadium this past fall, the second highest total attendance in Clemson history. The Tigers played eight home games in 1987 and drew 602,526 people that season.

The NCAA has Clemson’s attendance tops among Atlantic Coast Conference schools and 15th in the nation.

The Tigers went 11-2 overall and 6-1 at home, the lone loss at Death Valley a 51-14 defeat to national champion Florida State.

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