Dec. 6, 2011
Tajh Boyd, Football, Redshirt Sophomore, Hampton, VA
Boyd was named the MVP of the 2011 ACC Championship game after leading the Tigers to a 38-10 victory over Virginia Tech. Boyd finished the game with 240 passing yards and three touchdown passes. He had a fourth rushing touchdown, giving him 31 touchdown passes and five rushing touchdowns for the season, for a total of 36 in terms of touchdown responsibility. Those are season records.
Boyd also established the Clemson record for passing yards in a season and total offense in a season in the conference title game. He now has 3,578 passing yards, ahead of the 3,561 Charlie Whitehurst had in 2003. He had 268 yards of total offense against the Hokies and now has 3,764, ahead of Woody Dantzler's record of 3,661 in 2001.