Clemson vs. Furman postgame notes
* Today’s attendance was 81,500, which is an attendance record for a game
against an FCS opponent. The previous attendance record for a game against
an FCS opponent was 80,625 against Furman in 1988. In fact, the four
highest attendance games against FCS opponents in Clemson history have all
come against Furman.
* With the win today, Clemson has now won 30 consecutive games against
Furman dating back to 1937. Clemson is now 42-10-2 all-time against Furman
with 24-2 record in games at Clemson and a 19-0 record at Memorial
* Clemson has now won 51 straight games against current Southern
Conference teams. The Tigers are also now 26-0 all-time against FCS
opponents since the NCAA formed the division was formed in 1978.
* Clemson’s defense held Furman to 2-for-14 (.143) on third-down
conversions in today’s game. Opposing teams are just 9-for-41 (.220) on
third-down conversions against the Tigers this season.
* Clemson’s 41 points in today’s game are the most points against a
Southern Conference team since the Tigers scored 45 points against the
Citadel in 2008.
* Clemson had three rushing touchdowns in today’s game. That is most
rushing touchdowns in a game since the Tigers had three against Miami (FL)
* Clemson’s defense allowed just seven points in today’s game. That is the
fewest points allowed by the Tigers since they went to Virginia Tech last
season and held the Hokies to three points on October 1. It is the fewest
points allowed by Clemson in a home game since 2010 when the Tigers held
Maryland to seven points.
* Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS Jr. Quarterback
#10 6-1, 225
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those two touchdown passes, Boyd moves into sole possession of second
place on the Clemson career passing touchdowns list with 43 career
touchdown passes. He now trails only Charlie WhitehurstCharlie Whitehurst
#6 6-4, 225
View Full Profile (49) in career
* With his 310 passing yards, Boyd now has five career 300+ yard passing
games. Charlie Whitehurst is only player in Clemson history to have more
with eight career 300+ yard passing games. His 310 passing yards are the
most for Boyd since he had 343 passing yards against Wake Forest last
* Boyd now has 4,904 career passing yards, putting him fifth all-time in
* Rashard HallRashard Hall
#31 6-2, 210
St. Augustine, FL
View Full Profile intercepted his second pass of the season and 12th of his
career in today’s game. His 12 interceptions puts him into a tie for sixth
place in school history for career interceptions. He also led Clemson in
tackles with nine.
* Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
RS Sr. Running Back
#23 5-10, 195
Moncks Corner, SC
View Full Profile had 15 carries for 59 yards and two touchdowns. He has
now had multiple rushing touchdowns in back-to-back games for the first
time in his career.
* Ellington has four rushing touchdowns on the season and 29 for his
career, moving him into sixth place on the Tigers’ list of career leaders.
Fred Cone is next ahead of him with 30 from 1948-50.
* DeAndre HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#6 6-2, 205
View Full Profile had seven receptions for 95 receiving yards in today’s
game. He leads the Tigers in receiving this season with 26 receptions for
319 receiving yards and four touchdowns.
* Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
So. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL
View Full Profile recorded the first rushing touchdown of his career on a
58-yard run, the longest rush of his career, on the first play of the
second quarter. He finished the game with four receptions for 52 receiving
* Chandler CatanzaroChandler Catanzaro
RS Jr. Punter / Kicker
#39 6-2, 195
View Full Profile made two field goals in the first half to tie the
Clemson record of consecutive field goals made with 14. He is tied with
Obed Ariri who made 14 in a row in 1980 and set a national record at the
time. Catanzaro has made all six field goals that he has attempted this
* Quandon ChristianQuandon Christian
RS Jr. Linebacker
#34 6-2, 225
Lake View, SC
View Full Profile recorded his first interception of the season and the
second of his career in the third quarter. He also recorded six tackles.
* Martavis BryantMartavis Bryant
So. Wide Receiver
#1 6-5, 200
Calhoun Falls, SC
View Full Profile had a 39-yard reception for a touchdown. He has scored
touchdowns in back-to-back games now. In fact, Bryant has two receptions
this season and both have gone for a touchdown.
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