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Georgia Tech loses to Clemson 31-47

9:41 PM, Oct 6, 2012   |    comments
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Clemson, SC (Sports Network) - Tajh Boyd threw for 397 yards and two touchdowns, adding 63 yards and a rushing score, as the 15th-ranked Clemson Tigers turned up the heat with a 47-31 decision over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in an ACC shootout at Memorial Stadium.

DeAndre Hopkins totaled 173 yards and a pair of TDs on seven catches for the Tigers (5-1, 2-1 ACC), who have won two in a row and have two weeks to enjoy the victory before returning to action on Oct. 20 against Virginia Tech.

Roderick McDowell posted two rushing scores, while Andre Ellington ended with 82 yards on 24 carries for Clemson.

Tevin Washington passed for 144 yards and one score, adding 104 yards and two rushing touchdowns for the Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3), who have dropped three straight and also have a week off before a clash with Boston College.

Orwin Smith rolled up 117 yards and two end-zone entries on just seven totes and Jeff Greene registered a TD reception in the loss.


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