Found December 03, 2011 on Crystal Ball Run:
January 1st, 1982: A date etched into the brains, hearts and souls of all Clemson fans, everywhere. No matter your age, you know the date. If you were around, you remember where you were. If you were not, you have heard the stories. That was the date, THE date, Clemson defeated Nebraska to win its lone national championship. It was also the last time Clemson participated in one of the four major bowls, which now make up the Bowl Championship Series. Tonight, Clemson (10-3) punched its thirty-year belated ticket back to the Orange Bowl with a 38-10 victory over Virginia Tech (11-2). The drought has ended. Following the Clemson 34-13 defeat at the hands of its in-state rival South Carolina, Clemson appeared to be in a tailspin. They were. From the miraculous comeback versus Maryland, to the wall it hit in Atlanta against Georgia Tech, survival versus Wake Forest, the embarrassment at the hands of NC State, Clemson appeared gassed, lost. Tonight, Clemson proved it refueled, correctin...
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