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Tajh Boyd threw for a career-high 397 yards and DeAndre Hopkins had 173 yards receiving Saturday as No. 15 Clemson recorded a 47-31 victory over Georgia Tech.
The shootout expected with two struggling defenses materialized. The Tigers (5-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) gained 601 yards, while the Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3) gained 483.
Boyd threw for two touchdowns, including a 35-yarder to Hopkins that put Clemson up 38-31 with 10:29 left in the game.
Georgia Tech bobbled the kickoff and started its next possession at the 2 yard line. Tigers linebacker Spencer Shuey sniffed out an option pitch two plays later for a safety that crushed the Yellow Jackets' chances. It was the first time either team led by more than a touchdown.
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Quarterback Tajh Boyd has been around Clemson long enough to know that he isn't only going to hear praise and optimism even with the No. 16 Tigers at 5-1 going into an off week.
Boyd figures some people will be asking if Clemson can be ready for its next game, even after bouncing back from a loss to Florida State with two wins.
The skepticism isn't farfetched, Clemson has...
Eventually, everyone around the Clemson program will realize just how good Tajh Boyd is as the Tigers’ quarterback.
CLEMSON - Tajh Boyd threw for a career-high 397 yards, but both he and his coach agreed he could have played better in No. 15 Clemson's 47-31 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday.
((HT: ACC Digital Network))
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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Tajh Boyd threw for a career high 397 yards and DeAndre Hopkins had 173 yards receiving as No. 15 Clemson beat Georgia Tech 47-31 on Saturday.
The shootout expected with two struggling defenses materialized. The Tigers (5-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) gained 601 yards, while the Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3) gained 483 yards.
Boyd threw for two touchdowns...
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