Your Clemson Game Day Stories

Your Clemson Game Day Stories

CLEMSON, South Carolina—

"Take this rock and throw it over the fence, or out in the ditch. Do something with it, but get it out of my office!"

And so, Howard’s Rock, Death Valley, and ‘the most exciting 25 seconds in college football’ began with Clemson legend, Frank Howard, cleaning out his office in the summer of 1966 and cussing out a two-and-a-half-pound doorstop.

Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, emerging above the banks of Lake Hartwell, for seven to eight Saturdays every fall, Clemson, South Carolina becomes Tigertown.

Over the fence where Howard’s Rock may have been thrown were it not for Clemson booster Gene Willimon, the heavenly scent of whole hogs roasting on smoker trailers fills the air. Massive intramural fields and concrete parking lots become a tailgating sea of orange & regalia canopies, campers and tiger paw cornhole boards organized neatly among the green grass & champion trees.

Droves of friendly Clemson families offer you food & drink, like a hundred and fifty-thousand-person reunion that has been going strong all week. You can almost taste the pulled pork sandwiches, chicken & waffle sliders with maple syrup, fried chicken, grilled sausage, vinegar-based coleslaw, baked beans, all in bread, white chili, pimento cheese cookies, candied bacon Bloody Marys, mimosas and sweet tea.

Your Clemson game day stories are the inspiration for Mayor’s new Tigertown Tailgate polo, button-down & quarter-zip illustrated by local South Carolina artist Helen Fallaw:

 

 

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Size Guide: All Mayor Clothing

Mayor clothing is breathable, drapes softly over your body in a flattering silhouette and comfortably fits true to size.

Feel the perfect fit of Mayor’s classic clothing designs by following our simple size guides below:

Mayor Button-Down
Neck Chest Waist
X-Small 14-15.5" 36-38" 26-30"
Small 15.5-16" 38-40" 29-33"
Medium 16-16.5" 40-42" 31-35"
Large 16.5-17" 42-44" 33-36"
X-Large 17-18.5" 44-46" 35-38"
XX-Large 18.5-19" 46-48" 38-42"
 
Mayor Polo
Neck Chest Waist Sleeve Sleeve Length Polo Length
Small 14.5-15" 37-39" 29-32" 33-34" 8.5" 29"
Medium 15.5-16" 40-42" 33-35" 34-35" 9" 30"
Large 16.5-17" 43-45" 36-38" 35-36" 9.5" 31.25"
X-Large 17.5-18" 46-48" 39-42" 36-37" 10" 32.5"
XX-Large 18.5-19" 49-52" 43-45" 37-38" 10.5" 32.5"
 
Mayor Quarter-Zip
Neck
Chest
Waist
Sleeve
X-Small
13-13.5"
32-35"
26-29"
31.5-32.5"
Small
14-14.5"
36-38"
30-32"
32.5-33.5"
Medium
15-15.5"
39-41"
33-35"
33.5-34.5"
Large
16-16.5"
42-44"
36-38"
34.5-35.5"
X-Large
17-17.5"
45-47"
39-42"
35.5-36.5"
XX-Large
18-18.5"
48-51"
43-45"
36.5-37.5"

 

Mayor Crewneck Sweater by Comfort Colors®
Chest Body Length Body Width
Small 34-36" 27.5" 22"
Medium 38-40" 28.5" 23.5"
Large 42-44" 29.5" 25"
X-Large 46-48" 30.5" 26.5"
XX-Large 50-52" 31.5" 28"
XXX-Large 54-56" 32.5" 29.5"