Boyd leads Clemson to 56-7 win over Wake Forest
Sun, 29 Sep 2013 01:25:27 GMT —
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Tajh Boyd became the second Atlantic Coast Conference quarterback to account for 100 career touchdowns and got No. 3 Clemson's offense back on track in a 56-7 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday.
Boyd threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another score. He stands at 102 TDs in college, joining former North Carolina State quarterback Phillip Rivers in the ACC's century club. Boyd passed for 311 yards and ran for 69 to surpass Charlie Whitehurst as Clemson's total offense leader.
The Tigers (4-0, 2-0) have won their first four games for the second time in Boyd's three seasons as starter. He had been out of sync the past two games, but found his rhythm quickly against Wake Forest (2-3, 0-2).
Boyd had touchdown throws of 64 yards to Sammy Watkins, 75 yards to D.J. Howard and 14 yards to Mike Williams as Clemson took a 35-7 halftime lead.