Posted September 08, 2012 on
CLEMSON - Following Clemson's victory, Spencer Benton, Charone Peake, Shaq Anthony and Tajh Boyd talk to the media.

Swinney says Clemson will stay focused

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney not yet satisfied with his offense, despite a 45-point first half that was the Tigers' biggest since their 1981 national championship season. No. 11 Clemson (2-0) scored touchdowns on five of its first six possessions and even got an ACC-record setting 61-yard field goal from Spencer Benton to lead Ball State 45-10 at the break. The Tigers starters...

No. 12 Clemson 52, Ball St. 27

DeAndre Hopkins caught three touchdown passes, Andre Ellington rushed for two scores and Spencer Benton kicked a 61-yard field goal to set an Atlantic Coast Conference record in No. 12 Clemson's 52-27 victory over Ball State on Saturday. Ellington's two short TD runs helped the Tigers (2-0) get off to a fast start, and Tajh Boyd found Hopkins for touchdown passes of 13,...

Military vet Rodriguez makes 1st catch for Clemson

Army veteran Daniel Rodriguez made his first college catch in No. 12 Clemson's 52-27 victory over Ball State on Saturday. Rodriguez caught a 4-yard pass from Morgan Roberts midway through the fourth quarter and received a loud ovation from the crowd at Memorial Stadium. The 24-year-old Rodriguez joined the program last month. He spent three years in the Army, serving in both...

1-on-1 with Tajh Boyd

CLEMSON - Tajh Boyd talks about his new helmet, the return of Sammy Watkins and the team's future.

Tigers gear up for Ball State

The Clemson Tigers are accustomed to winning at home, and there's little reason to believe that won't continue in their 2012 opener at Death Valley.

Hopkins off to a flying start

CLEMSON - During DeAndre Hopkins’ record setting second quarter, Sammy Watkins approached his fellow playmaker with a request.

Benton sets ACC mark with 61-yard FG

Clemson punter Spencer Benton set an Atlantic Coast Conference record when he connected on a 61-yard field goal against Ball State on Saturday. Benton's kick snuck through the goalposts as time ran out in the opening half and gave the Tigers a 45-10 lead. The kick surpassed the 2007 mark of 60 yards set by Florida State's Gary Cismesia against Florida. Benton's field...

Preview: Clemson vs. Ball State

Preview: Clemson vs. Ball StateAt 12:30 p.m. in their first home game of the season, Clemson (1-0) takes on Ball State, a pretty talented team in the MAC who’s coming off a victory against Eastern Michigan last week. What to watch for today: - The play of right tackle Shaq Anthony: After a solid performance last week versus Auburn’s stellar defensive line, starter Gifford Timothy...

Analysis: Clemson vs. Ball State

Analysis: Clemson vs. Ball StateClemson got in, got out, and got the victory. Main goal accomplished. Heading into game three next weekend against Furman and inching closer to ACC play, there’s a few other observations from yesterday that may help tell this season’s story. Tajh Boyd looks sharp. He was taken out near the end of the second quarter, but still managed to pass for...
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