Clemson routs NC State in record-setting game
CLEMSON - Clemson clinched a share of an ACC Atlantic Division title for the third time in four seasons and set a number of offensive records in a 62-48 win over N.C. State on Saturday.
No. 11 Clemson (10-1, 7-1 ACC will not play in the ACC title game as Florida State holds the tiebreaker and secured its title game berth with a win over Maryland on Saturday.
In the highest-scoring game in program history, Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd set an ACC record with eight combined touchdowns – six passing, two rushing – and also set a single-game total yardage record with 529 yards.
Boyd passed for 426 yards and rushed for 103 yards, his first 100-yard rushing game.
Each team recorded a 400-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver.
N.C. State quarterback Mike Glennon (493 passing yards) was hot early as he threw three first-quarter touchdowns to give the Wolfpack a 24-13 lead early in the second quarter.
But Clemson responded with 42 unanswered points to runaway with another easy victory.
Clemson has won 10 regular season games for the first time since 1981.