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Tajh Boyd threw for five touchdowns and ran for three more scores to lead No. 11 Clemson to a record-shattering 62-48 win over North Carolina State on Saturday.
The Tigers (10-1, 7-1 Atlantic Coast) gained 754 yards, two off the school record. The teams combined for 1,351 yards and the 110 combined points were just seven off the ACC record set by Georgia Tech and North Carolina last week.
The Wolfpack (6-5, 3-4) led 24-13 early in the second quarter before Clemson scored 42 straight points. Boyd was responsible for every Clemson touchdown. The junior was 30-for-44 for 426 yards and ran for 105 yards - the combined 531 yards set another school record.
The Tigers won a share of the ACC's Atlantic Division title, but their loss to Florida State will keep them out of the title game.
Clemson won its 10th regular season game for the first time since it won its only national title in 1981.
Boyd threw for touchdowns of 69, 62, 40, 27 and 7 yards and ran for a 4-yard score and two 9...
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CLEMSON, S.C. -- Tajh Boyd threw for five touchdowns and ran for three more scores to lead No. 11 Clemson to a record-shattering 62-48 win over North Carolina State on Saturday. The Tigers (10-1, 7-1 Atlantic Coast) gained 754 yards, two off the school record. The 110 combined points were just seven off the ACC record set by Georgia Tech and North Carolina last week. The Wolfpack...
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Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Sweeney had a motivational speaker come talk to his team before Saturday's game against N.C. State. That speaker was none other than 13-time Pro Bowl linebacker Ray Lewis, who may very well be the scariest dude on the face of the planet. Here's video of the 37-year old's pregame speech to the Tigers players. It kind of makes you want...
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The BCS picture is quickly developing as we are just two weeks away from the season coming to an end.
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No matter how often Clemson's Dabo Swinney replays last season's game against North Carolina State in his mind he can't figure out what went wrong.
One moment, the top-10 Tigers were locked in a tight game, up 3-0 on the Wolfpack early in the second quarter. The next, Clemson trailed 27-3 at the half and on the way to their second loss in three games.
Clemson's offense hasn't been shut down often in coordinator Chad Morris' two seasons. The Tigers' 34-13 loss last year to rival South Carolina was one of those times.
Morris says he won't dwell on last year's struggles when No. 12 Clemson (10-1) faces the 13th-ranked Gamecocks (9-2) at Death Valley on Saturday night.
Still, it has been hard for Tiger fans...
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd and NC State wide receiver Tobais Palmer headline a list of nine players named as the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week, announced by the conference on Monday. Boyd set an ACC record with eight touchdowns rushing and passing and Palmer set a new conference mark with 496 all-purpose yards as Clemson defeated...