Clemson OC, QB share growing success

Clemson OC, QB share growing success

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Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd delivers a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Troy, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/ Richard Shiro)

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on November 9, 2012 at 6:12 AM

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Two years ago, newly hired Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris wasn't sure what to make of his talkative, playful and untested quarterback Tajh Boyd.  

What Morris found was a kindred spirit in Boyd, eager to learn and ready to trigger an attack that's breaking records and passing milestones every time it takes the field.  

Morris says "Tajh is a guy who's having fun."  

Both Morris and Boyd appear at the top of their games for the 10th-ranked Tigers (8-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) who face Maryland (4-5, 2-3) on Saturday. 

Morris' offense put up 718 yards last week in a victory at Duke, the second highest total in program history and sixth time its surpassed 500 yards this season. Boyd leads the ACC with 2,680 yards and 25 TDs.
 

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