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ACC roundup: Tajh Boyd leads No. 3 Clemson past Wake Forest, 56-7

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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 in Clemson, S. C.

Boyd threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another score. His 102 touchdowns puts him in the ACC’s century club with former North Carolina State star Phillip Rivers (112). 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 synch the past two games, but found his rhythm quickly against Wake Forest (2-3, 0-2).

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