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        === No. 3 Clemson uses late surge to dispatch Boston College ===
 
 Clemson,  SC (SportsNetwork.com)  -  Tajh Boyd  threw for  334  yards and  one
 touchdown  while  rushing for another, as  No. 3 Clemson rebounded from a slow
 start to overcome Boston College, 24-14, at Memorial Stadium.
 
 Boyd completed 30 of his 44 attempts and also rushed for 33 yards, but fumbled
 twice  for the Tigers (6-0, 4-0 ACC), who played an uneven game through nearly
 three quarters in anticipation of next week's clash with Florida State.
 
 Nonetheless,  the  hosts finally assumed  control with  a pair of quick scores
 early  in the  fourth and went on to  record their 14th win in 15 games dating
 back to September of last season.
 
 "It's  good to  know that we can  win a street fight," Clemson head coach Dabo
 Swinney said. "You have to give Boston College credit. They were a tough team,
 but we battled, we played very physically and we were just a little bit deeper
 than they were."
 
 Sammy Watkins recorded a 48-yard TD among his 101 yards on seven catches, with
 Vic Beasley adding a 13-yard fumble return for another score.
 
 Chase   Rettig  finished   13-of-21  for  192  yards,  one  touchdown  and  an
 interception  for the Eagles (3-3, 1-2), who put up a valiant fight and held a
 four-point edge heading into the final period.
 
 "Obviously we are disappointed," Boston College head coach Steve Addazio said.
 "We  fought hard and the guys left it all on the field. We took the No. 3 team
 in the country toe-to-toe, but we just did not finish."
 
 Alex  Amidon  ended up with 121  yards -- including  a 69-yard score -- on six
 receptions,  while Andre  Williams gained  70 yards  on 24  carries and  Myles
 Willis posted a rushing score in defeat.
 
 In  a drive which  bridged the third and fourth quarters, Clemson took a 17-14
 lead with 13:44 remaining when Boyd ran it in from the 6 on 2nd-and-3.
 
 Boston  College started  its next series on  its own 25, but three plays later
 found  disaster.  Rettig dropped back,  but was  sacked and lost the football,
 only  to  see Beasley  pick up  the ball  on the run  and roll  12 yards for a
 touchdown and 24-14 Tigers advantage.
 
 Rettig  was  sacked to end the  Eagles' next series,  and Clemson held BC to a
 three-and-out  on  the following possession.  A rush for  a small gain on 4th-
 and-17  with 2:38 caused  a turnover on downs, and the hosts picked up a first
 down en route to bleeding away the remaining time.
 
 After a scoreless opening quarter, BC took a 7-0 lead after Willis broke loose
 for a 38-yard touchdown run which capped a 93-yard drive.
 
 Four  of  the next  five possessions  featured sloppy  play and turnovers. One
 example  of the misfortune came when Chandler Catanzaro was lined up for a 45-
 yard field goal, but a botched snap killed that opportunity.
 
 Catanzaro  eventually put  Clemson on  the board  with a  35-yard make  on the
 final play of the half.
 
 The Tigers gained equilibrium on their second touch of the third quarter, with
 Boyd  lofting a ball down the right sideline for Watkins, who hit the end zone
 untouched for a 48-yard score and 10-7 edge.
 
 However,  Rettig found  Amidon  on the  next play  from  scrimmage, a  69-yard
 connection and BC went on top 14-10.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Clemson  improved to 12-9-2  all-time vs. BC, and has won five of the last six
 meetings  ...  The Tigers  collected 23 first  downs to 12  for the Eagles and
 outgained their Saturday foes by a 496-286 margin.
 
 
 
 10/12 21:26:28 ET

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CAR 17
CLE 13
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CAR 0
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TOR 118
NYK 108
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CLE 105
MEM 91
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MIA 100
BOS 84
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BRK 110
DET 105
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SAC 108
LAL 101
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PHI 96
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WAS 92
PHO 104
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MIN 96
IND 100
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OKC 99
NOP 101
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UVA 76
HARV 27
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BGU 68
FERST 82
 
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MAINE 69
 
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USF 65
 
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CCAR 72
 
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UWGB 66
ARKLR 46
 
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RAD 74
CORN 61
 
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CREI 58
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CAN 67
HC 48
 
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USB 67
GHND 52
 
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MD 73
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WINT 100
REIN 72
 
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UGST 68
SMISS 55
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NEOM 77
TXPA 72
 
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STLU 58
VERM 55
 
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UNCA 62
WCU 66
 
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EVAN 81
ALAST 63
 
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HART 82
FIU 69
 
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VALPO 82
GOSHEN 55
 
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LIP 69
PEAY 63
 
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DEN 46
BRY 48
 
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MONT 62
SD 67
 
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MTST 65
TENST 47
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SAMF 64
LAMON 50
 
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SCAR 78
COKR 52
 
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HAMP 75
NARZ 66
 
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SDU 71
SDCHR 61
 
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BC 71
USC 75
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NICST 64
TROY 65
 
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BRAD 47
UCI 55
 
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UGA 65
SHU 47
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ALA 60
APP 59
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KSU 53
NDST 52
 
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WASU 82
SJST 53
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UTEP 33
ALCOR 11
 
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DET 1
COL 2
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EDM 5
DAL 6
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BOS 4
BUF 3
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NYR 1
CAR 0
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CHI 4
TOR 0
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WIN 2
PHI 1
 
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NOS 14
ATL 30
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HOU 25
BAL 13
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CAR 17
CLE 13
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CHI 14
DET 20
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TAM 3
GBP 20
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PIT 20
KAN 12
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MIA 37
MIN 35
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NYJ 16
NEP 17
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STL 27
NYG 37
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OAK 26
BUF 24
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DAL 42
IND 7
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ARI 3
SEA 14