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The Clemson Tigers are the athletic teams that represent Clemson University. They compete as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level (Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) sub-level for football), mostly contending in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) for all sports since the 1953-54 season. Clemson competes for and has won multiple NCAA Division I championship games in numerous sports, including football, guys’s soccer, and men’s golf.
In 1896, football coach Walter Riggs pertained to Clemson, then Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina, from Auburn University. He had actually always admired the Princeton Tigers, and thus offered Clemson the Tiger mascot. The Clemson Tigers field seventeen athletic teams. Guy’s sports are football, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, golf, track and field (indoor and outdoor) and cross-country. Women’s sports are basketball, soccer, tennis, golf, volleyball, track and field (indoor and outside), cross-country and rowing. The South Carolina Gamecocks are Clemson’s in-state athletic rival. The two organizations compete against each other in numerous sports, however the annual football game receives the most attention. Clemson’s primary competitors within the Atlantic Coast Conference are Georgia Tech and Florida State.