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#10 Tajh Boyd
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 225
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Hampton, VA
High School: Phoebus HS
Major: Sociology
Experience: 3 Letters
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Had a strong arm and good leadership qualities ... was 901-1402 passing for 11,904 yards and 107 touchdowns against 39 interceptions in 2,963 snaps over 47 games (40 starts) in his career ... completed 64.3 percent of his passes and had a 155.2 pass efficiency rating ... had 1,165 rushing yards and 26 rushing touchdowns ... had 13,069 total yards and was responsible for an ACC-record 133 touchdowns ... had an ACC-record 107 passing touchdowns ... first in school history in passing touchdowns, first in passing efficiency, first in touchdown responsibility, first in passing yards, first in completions, first in completions per game (19.2), first in passing attempts, first in completion percentage, first in total offense yards, first in total offense plays (1,907), first in 200-yard passing games (35), first in 300-yard passing games (18), first in 200-yard total offense yard games (36), first in 300-yard total offense yard games (22), first in consecutive starts at quarterback (40), first in snaps by a quarterback (2,963), first in top-25 wins by a starting quarterback (8), tied for first in wins by a starting quarterback (32), third in passing yards per attempt (8.49), fifth in interception avoidance (.0278), fifth in snaps, and tied for 10th in rushing touchdowns ... had 12 of the top-14 single-game passing yardage totals in school history ... set the school record for consecutive passing attempts without an interception (187) from 2012 to 2013 ... had a 32-8 career record as a starter ... three-time All-ACC selection (media) ... two-time First-Team All-ACC selection (media), the first Tiger quarterback to do that since Steve Fuller (1977,78).

2013:  Permanent team co-captain ... one of five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award ... one of 10 finalists for the Manning Award ... one of 15 watch list members for the Walter Camp Award ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award ... honorable mention All-American by SI.com ... Second-Team All-ACC selection (media, coaches) ... second-team All-ACC by Athlon and Phil Steele ... Senior Bowl invitee ... was 283-413 passing for 3,851 yards and 34 touchdowns against 11 interceptions in 868 snaps over 13 games (13 starts) ... completed 68.5 percent of his passes and had a 168.7 pass efficiency rating ... had 400 rushing yards and a team-high 10 rushing touchdowns ... had 4,251 total yards and was responsible for 44 touchdowns ... first in school history in passing efficiency, first in completion percentage, first in yards per passing attempt (9.32), second in passing yards, second in passing yards per game (296.2), second in passing touchdowns, second in total offense yards, second in total offense yards per game (327.0), fourth in completions, and fifth in passing attempts ... sixth in the nation in passing efficiency, sixth in points responsible for per game (20.3), tied for seventh in points responsible for (264), tied for seventh in passing touchdowns, eighth in completion percentage, 11th in passing yards per game, 12th in passing yards, 13th in total offense yards per game, tied for 16th in completions per game, and 21st in yards per completion ... first in the ACC in passing yards per game, first in total offense yards per game, and second in passing efficiency ... was 18-30 passing for 270 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions along with 42 rushing yards and two touchdowns against #5 Georgia on Aug. 31; named Maxwell Award Player-of-the-Week; named national player-of-the-week by Athlon; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; named ACC offensive player-of-the-week by Athlon ... was 14-23 passing for 169 yards and added a rushing touchdown against S.C. State on Sept. 7 ... was 24-37 passing for 244 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions along with 38 yards on 13 carries at N.C. State on Sept. 19 ... was 17-24 passing for 311 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions along with a game-high 69 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries for 380 total yards against Wake Forest on Sept. 28; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... was 20-27 passing for 455 yards and five touchdowns at Syracuse on Oct. 5; did not play in the fourth quarter; set school single-game records for passing yards and passing efficiency (261.9); named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... was 30-44 passing for 334 yards and one touchdown against no interceptions along with 33 yards and a touchdown on nine carries against Boston College on Oct. 12 ... was 28-41 passing for 304 yards and one touchdown along with 24 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries at Maryland on Oct. 26 ... was 24-29 passing for 377 yards and three touchdowns at Virginia on Nov. 2; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... was 20-26 passing for 340 yards and four touchdowns along with 43 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... was 21-28 passing for 288 yards and five touchdowns against no interceptions along with 20 yards on four carries against The Citadel on Nov. 23; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 31-40 passing for 378 yards and five touchdowns along wtih a game-high 127 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries for 505 total yards against #6 Ohio State in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3; named to the NFL.com All-Bowl Team; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... Walter Camp Award Watch List member in the preseason ... Manning Award Watch List member in the preseason ... Maxwell Award Watch List member in the preseason ... Davey O'Brien Award Watch List member in the preseason ... preseason third-team All-American by Athlon ... Preseason ACC Player-of-the-Year ... preseason ACC player-of-the-year by Lindy's ... preseason ACC offensive MVP by SI.com ... preseason First-Team All-ACC ... preseason first-team All-ACC by Athlon, Lindy's, Phil Steele, Sporting News, and USA Today ... #4 contender for the Heisman Trophy in the preseason by Athlon, #9 contender by Lindy's, and a top-10 contender by Sporting News ... #4 quarterback in the nation in the preseason by Lindy's ... #2 overall pick for the 2014 NFL draft in the preseason by NFLDraftScout.com and #4 overall pick by DraftSite.com ... #1 accurate passer in the ACC in the preseason by Lindy's ... #1 passing quarterback and #1 quarterback under pressure in the ACC in the preseason by Sporting News ... #2 NFL talent in the ACC in the preseason by Lindy's.

2012:  Clemson's Male Athlete-of-the-Year ... one of 10 finalists for the Manning Award ... one of 15 players on the Walter Camp Award Watch List ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award ... one of 15 candidates for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award ... first-team All-American by AFCA; became the first Tiger quarterack in history to earn first-team All-America honors ... third-team All-American by Lindy's ... honorable mention All-American by SI.com and Sporting News ... ACC Player-of-the-Year (media, coaches) ... ACC Offensive Player-of-the-Year (media, coaches) ... ACC Player-of-the-Year by CollegeFootballNews.com and Sporting News ... First-Team All-ACC selection (media, coaches) ... first-team All-ACC by CBSSports.com, CollegeFootballNews.com, ESPN.com, and Phil Steele ... was 287-427 passing for 3,896 yards and an ACC-record 36 touchdowns against 13 interceptions in 959 snaps over 13 games (13 starts) ... completed 67.2 percent of his passes and had a 165.6 pass efficiency rating ... had 514 rushing yards and 10 rushing touchdowns ... had 4,410 total yards and was responsible for an ACC-record 46 touchdowns ... first in school history in passing yards, first in passing yards per game (299.7), first in passing touchdowns, first in total offense yards, first in total offense yards per game (339.2), second in passing efficiency, third in completions, third in completion percentage, and fourth in passing attempts ... first in the nation in completions of 25+ yards (48), second in points responsible for (280), fifth in passing efficiency, tied for fifth in passing touchdowns, sixth in passing yards per attempt (9.12), seventh in total offense yards per game, 14th in passing yards per game, and 15th in completion percentage ... first in the ACC in passing efficiency, first in passing touchdowns, first in total offense yards per game, first in touchdown responsibility, and second in passing yards per game ... was 24-34 passing for 208 yards and one touchdown along with 58 yards (all in the second half) on 19 carries against #25 Auburn at Atlanta, GA on Sept. 1 ... was 19-23 passing for 229 yards and three touchdowns (all to DeAndre Hopkins) against no interceptions against Ball State on Sept. 8; only played the first 25 minutes of the game; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... was 20-29 passing for 310 yards and two touchdowns against no interceptions against Furman on Sept. 15 ... was 20-36 passing for 237 yards and three touchdowns along with 44 yards on 18 carries at #4 Florida State on Sept. 22 ... was 28-38 passing for 367 yards and three touchdowns along with 42 yards on 11 carries and one touchdown for 409 total yards at Boston College on Sept. 29; received the Leather Helmet Award as the game MVP ... was 26-41 passing for 397 yards and two touchdowns along with 63 yards on 15 carries and one touchdown for 460 total yards against Georgia Tech on Oct. 6; also had a two-point conversion reception ... was 12-21 passing for 160 yards and one touchdown along with 27 yards on 20 carries and two touchdowns against Virginia Tech on Oct. 20 ... was 27-38 passing for 428 yards and five touchdowns (all in the first half to five different players) against no interceptions along with 27 yards on 16 carries at Wake Forest on Oct. 25; set the school record for passing yards in a game and tied the school record for passing touchdowns in a game; named national performer-of-the-week and national quarterback-of-the-week by CFPA; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 16-23 passing for 344 yards and five touchdowns (all in the first half) along with 72 yards on nine carries and a touchdown at Duke on Nov. 3; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week ... was 18-26 passing for 261 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions along with 13 yards on six carries against Maryland on Nov. 10 ... was 30-44 passing for 426 yards and five touchdowns along with 103 yards on 18 carries and three touchdowns against N.C. State on Nov. 17; his 529 total yards set a school record and his eight touchdowns (responsibility) set an ACC record; named Walter Camp National Offensive Player-of-the-Week; named national quarterback-of-the-week by CFPA; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 36-50 passing for 346 yards and two touchdowns against no interceptions along with 22 rushing yards and a touchdown against #7 Louisiana State in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31; directed Clemson on three scoring drives in the fourth quarter, including the game-winning drive that set up a walkoff field goal; named Chick-fil-A Bowl Offensive Most Outstanding Player; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... one of 16 Heisman Trophy Watch List members in the preseason by HeismanPundit.com ... Walter Camp Award Watch List member in the preseason ... Maxwell Award Watch List member in the preseason ... Manning Award Watch List member in the preseason ... Davey O'Brien Award Watch List member in the preseason ... Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List member in the preseason ... #8 quarterback in the nation in the preseason by Lindy's ... preseason First-Team All-ACC ... preseason first-team All-ACC and rated among the top-25 candidates for the Heisman Trophy by Athlon ... preseason ACC MVP and first-team All-ACC by Lindy's ... preseason second-team All-ACC by Phil Steele ... #4 player in the ACC in the preseason by Athlon.

2011:  Honorable mention All-American by SI.com ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Maxwell Award ... added to the Manning Award Watch List in October ... First-Team All-ACC selection (media) ... first-team All-ACC by CBSSports.com, ESPN.com, and Phil Steele ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... was 298-499 passing for 3,828 yards and 33 touchdowns against 12 interceptions in 997 snaps over 14 games (14 starts) ... completed 59.7 percent of his passes and had a 141.2 pass efficiency rating ... had 218 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns ... had 4,046 total yards and was responsible for a school-record 38 touchdowns ... first in school history in completions, first in passing attempts, first in snaps by a quarterback, third in passing yards, third in passing touchdowns, third in total offense yards, fourth in passing yards per game (273.4), fourth in total offense yards per game (289.0), and eighth in passing efficiency ... 10th in the nation in passing yards, tied for 13th in points responsible for per game (16.9), 18th in total offense yards per game, and 20th in passing yards per game ... first in the ACC in total offense yards per game, first in passing yards per game, and fourth in passing efficiency ... had a streak of 142 consecutive passes without an interception from the Troy game on Sept. 3 to the Virginia Tech game on Oct. 1 ... was 20-30 passing for 264 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start against Troy on Sept. 3; was also 14-18 passing for 199 yards and two touchdowns in the second half; named ACC Player-of-the-Week by Rivals.com; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... was 18-29 passing for 261 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions against Wofford on Sept. 10; added nine yards on 10 carries and a rushing touchdown ... was 30-42 passing for 386 yards and four touchdowns against no interceptions against #19 Auburn on Sept. 17; added 30 yards on seven carries and directed Clemson to 624 total yards; set the Memorial Stadium record for passing yards in a game; named Manning Award Player-of-the-Week; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; received a Helmet Sticker on ESPN College Gameday Final; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 22-35 passing for 344 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions against #11 Florida State on Sept. 24; added 19 rushing yards and a touchdown; named Manning Award Player-of-the-Week; named ACC player-of-the-week by Rivals.com; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week ... directed Clemson to a 23-3 win at #10 Virginia Tech on Oct. 1 in his home state ... was 16-26 passing for 283 yards and a touchdown along with 37 yards on six carries and a touchdown before leaving the game early in the third quarter with a hip injury against Boston College on Oct. 8 ... was 26-38 passing for 270 yards and four touchdowns along with 37 yards on 11 carries at Maryland on Oct. 15 ... was 27-46 passing for 367 yards and five touchdowns (to five different players) against no interceptions and added eight yards and a touchdown on 11 carries against North Carolina on Oct. 22; named Manning Award Player-of-the-Week; named ACC Offensive Back-of-the-Week; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 23-40 passing for 295 yards and one touchdown at Georgia Tech on Oct. 29 ... was 27-43 passing for 343 yards and two touchdowns along with 27 yards on 11 carries against Wake Forest on Nov. 12 ... was 20-29 passing for 240 yards and three touchdowns against no interceptions along with 28 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries against #3 Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship game on Dec. 3; named ACC Championship Game MVP; named team co-offensive player-of-the-game ... was 24-46 passing for 250 yards and two touchdowns along with 32 yards on 10 carries against #22 West Virginia in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4.

2010:  Future Impact Player Award (offense) winner by the coaches ... was 33-63 passing for 329 yards and four touchdowns against three interceptions in seven games for a total of 139 snaps ... played six snaps against North Texas and played 34 snaps against Presbyterian College when he completed 4-9 passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns; had 112 total yards, including 25 rushing yards ... was 1-1 passing for 13 yards against Maryland ... was 4-8 passing for 37 yards at Wake Forest ... was 10-18 passing for 73 yards against #17 South Carolina ... was 13-23 passing for 112 yards and two touchdowns against South Florida.

2009:  Red-shirted.

Before Clemson:  Consensus top-100 national player ... #38 player in the nation by Tom Lemming ... #59 player in the nation by ESPN.com and #51 player by Rivals.com ... #46 player in the nation by SuperPrep ... #87 player in the Top-100 Dream Team by PrepStar ... #77 player in the nation and #9 player in the ACC by Athlon ... #5 quarterback in the nation by ESPN.com and #4 quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com ... #3 player in Virginia by Rivals.com ... #6 player in Virginia by SuperPrep ... #5 quarterback in the nation by SuperPrep ... played in the U.S. Army All-American game, where he earned Co-MVP honors after completing 7-9 passes for 179 yards and three touchdowns ... completed 57 percent of his passes for 1,455 yards and 23 touchdowns along with three rushing touchdowns as a senior ... completed 69 percent of his passes for 2,050 yards and 25 touchdowns, and rushed for seven touchdowns as a junior ... his high school team posted a 43-2 record with him as starting quarterback in his career ... played his senior year with a torn ACL and had surgery in January; still led his high school to the state championship ... led Phoebus High to two state titles ... coached by Bill Dee at Phoebus High School ... recruited by Billy Napier and Danny Pearman ... chose Clemson over Ohio State and Oregon.

Personal:  His cousin, Darrell Roseman, was an offensive lineman at Auburn ... graduated on December 19, 2013 with a degree in sociology ... born Sept. 25, 1990.

 

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