January 9 in Clemson History
Events on January 9 in Clemson's History
- 2007: Mens basketball team plays at North Carolina State at 7 p.m., televised on RSN. Sold-out game. The Tigers win, 87-76, and tie the all-time best season record of 17-0, set by the 1986-1987 team.
- 2008: Junior running back James Davis said he is giving up his final season of eligibility at Clemson and entering the NFL draft, but changes his mind a few days later. Former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate John Edwards visits Clemson University at noon on Wednesday at the Military Heritage Plaza, the day after he comes in third in the Democratic New Hampshire primary. In the event of inclement weather the event will be held in the Almeda Rogers Jacks Ballroom in the Hendrix Center. Clemson has invited all presidential candidates to the university during the 2008 presidential election cycle. Edwards’ visit to his native Palmetto State comes ahead of the Jan. 26 South Carolina Democratic primary. Edwards was a non-scholarship football player at Clemson his freshman year, but he couldn't afford to stay in the university and transferred to another school.
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