It’s no secret that Clemson is still flying high after its exciting win over Ohio State in the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. With the highest Orange Bowl ratings since 2008, the game commanded attention from both traditional and social media outlets and allowed the university to shine in the national spotlight in athletics, academics and research.
The Tigers ended the season with a 11-2 record and were ranked No. 7 by USA Today and No. 8 by the Associated Press in the final college football polls released yesterday.
If you missed the game, read the recap here. You can also see and read about other Orange Bowl activities:
De Anne Anthony (@D_Anthony1105), a senior graphic communications major minoring in film studies, and Savannah Mozingo (@CURoars), a junior language & international trade major, took an 11-hour bus trip to Miami to provide entertaining perspectives before, during and after the game. The pair tweeted interviews, photos and recaps and chronicled their experiences in a blog.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. View photos of pre-Orange Bowl activities, including Clemson’s evening reception at the Shore Club in Miami Beach, the university’s alumni brunch event, the Clemson One Tailgate and more.
In his first official address as university president, Jim Clements introduced his own family, praised the Clemson family and shared his vision for continuing the university’s positive momentum.
From the press
While the game dominated media outlets, Clemson was able to share stories of its impact off the field. Here’s a sampling of some of the stories covered by the media.
- Clemson again showcasing itself beyond football
- Florida fertile ground for Clemson research
- Orange Bowl teams help needy families
- You Tube sensation lands trip to Orange Bowl
- Collaboration is key to Clemson helping improve quality of life
To learn more about Clemson’s Orange Bowl coverage, contact Media Relations at 656-2061.
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