Coach: No. 7 Clemson QB Boyd will play vs. Citadel - WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather

Coach: No. 7 Clemson QB Boyd will play vs. Citadel

Posted: Updated:

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says quarterback Tajh Boyd will practice this week and play Saturday against Citadel after hurting his collarbone in the seventh-ranked Tigers' victory over Georgia Tech last week.

Boyd bruised his left shoulder at the end of the third quarter when he was tackled, and was slow to get up. He was taken to the locker room for X-rays and returned a short time later. He said no broken bones were found.

Though Boyd warmed up on the sidelines and tried to talk his way back into the game, Swinney says there was no need risking further injury.

Boyd leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in total offense. He's thrown for 2,960 yards and 24 touchdowns. The Citadel contest will be Boyd's final home game at Clemson (9-1).

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most Popular

Stories
Videos

Like Us On Facebook


Powered by WorldNow

ABCNews4 WCIV-TV

888 Allbritton Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-4444 | Advertising Information

Public Information File

For assistance with accessing WCIV-TV's public information file, click here.

Advertising

Advertising Credit Application and Terms and Conditions PDF.

Powered by WorldNow
All content Copyright © 2014 WCIV and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.