ESPN article on Morris and Boyd

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Pos: QB   Height: 6-1   Weight: 225   Hometown: Hampton, VA (Phoebus HS)  
Years Played: 2009 - 2013

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With Clemson a victory away from its first 5-0 start in more than a decade and coming off back-to-back victories over nationally ranked opponents, the marriage of Tigers quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
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and new offensive coordinator Chad Morris seems like a match made in heaven.

But both Boyd and Morris will admit their honeymoon was rather rocky.

After Tigers coach Dabo Swinney lured Morris to Clemson from Tulsa in January, Boyd struggled mightily while trying to adjust to the fast-paced tempo of Morris' spread offense. Morris' goal is for his offense to run 80 plays per game, and the Tigers don't waste much time between snaps.

Boyd performed so poorly during spring practice that Morris wasn't convinced he would be his starting quarterback this fall.

"He wasn't a guy we felt like we could win with," Morris said.

After spring practice, Morris called Boyd to his office to give him his marching orders for the offseason.

"I call it my seven-minute meeting," Morris said. "They listen and I talk."

Boyd, from Hampton, Va., couldn't have been encouraged by what he heard.

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