Clemson has now won three straight against Boston College and five of the last
six against the Eagles.
The Tigers have now won 11 straight ACC games. That is the longest such streak
since Clemson won 20 straight against ACC foes from 1981-84.
Clemson's defense held the nation's leading rusher in Andre Williams to just 70
yards rushing and a 2.9 average on yards per carry. He entered the game
averaging 153.6 rushing yards per game and 5.8 yards per carry.
Clemson has now won 14 straight games by double-digit points over unranked
Clemson has now held its opponent to 14 points or less in five straight games.
That is the longest such streak since the Tigers did it in six straight games
from the end of 1989 to the first game of 1990.
Clemson now has three defensive touchdowns on the season. That is the most
since 2006 when the Tigers recorded four defensive touchdowns.
Head Coach Dabo Swinney is now 18-2 in home ACC games in his five seasons as
The Tigers led the nation in sacks per game entering today's game with a 3.8
mark. The defense recorded five sacks in the game to give them 24 sacks for the
season, an average of 4.0 per game.
Tajh Boyd threw for 334 yards in today's game to become the all-time leader in
passing yards in Clemson history with 9,836 yards. He also moved in to fourth
place in ACC history in career passing yards.
Boyd now has 14 300-yard passing games in his career. That moves him in to sole
possession of second place in ACC history in that category. He also earned his
27 win as a starting quarterback with today's victory.
Boyd is now second in total offense in ACC history. He has 10,788 in his
career, trailing only Philip Rivers of NC State. He passed former Georgia
Tech signal-caller Joe Hamilton in today's game for second on the list.
Sammy Watkins had seven catches for 101 yards and a touchdown in today's game.
He now has 11 100-yard receiving games in his career, just one shy of the
Clemson record of 12. He also moved in to fifth place in Clemson history in
career receiving yards with 2,509.