Chestnut Hill, MA (Sports Network) - Tajh Boyd threw for three touchdowns
and added another on the ground, as the No.17 Clemson Tigers defeated Boston
College on the road, 45-31, to capture their first conference victory of the
Boyd went 28-for-38 for 367 yards and tied the school record for most
touchdown passes in a career, as the Tigers (4-1, 1-1 ACC) bounced back after
a loss at Florida State last weekend.
DeAndre Hopkins set a school record for most receiving yards in a game with
197 yards and a touchdown on 11 receptions in the victory. Andre Ellington
added 132 yards and a score on 25 carries.
Chase Rettig threw for 341 yards with three touchdowns and a pair of second-
half interceptions on 25-of-43 passing for the Eagles (1-3, 0-2), who suffered
their second consecutive loss.
Alex Amidon paced all Boston College receivers with eight catches for 193
yards and two touchdowns in the defeat.
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