As Hurricane Irma continues to barrel towards Florida and the United States, a number of college football programs and teams are monitoring the situation closely and how their games might be affected.
Clemson is the latest school to put out a statement saying they are aware of the situation and monitoring the latest developments with Hurricane Irma. Per the release, Clemson is still planning for a kickoff time of 7 p.m. for its game against Auburn. The school added that “the full complement of state troopers may not be able to assist with traffic management in Clemson.”
Update from Clemson on the Auburn game and Irma: pic.twitter.com/ztiDhzgXM7
— Grace Raynor (@gmraynor) September 7, 2017
It wouldn’t be the first time a marquee game for Clemson has been dramatically affected by a hurricane. Two years ago, the Tigers played Notre Dame in a huge rain storm, with Clemson just squeaking out a victory.
When Auburn and Clemson met last year, Clemson was able to edge out a 19-13 win over Auburn on The Plains.
The game between No. 3 Clemson and No. 13 Auburn will air on ESPN.
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