Source says Boyd expected to practice Tuesday


by -
Discuss on TigerBoard   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Boyd leaves the stadium Saturday to the cheers of the crowd
Boyd leaves the stadium Saturday to the cheers of the crowd

CLEMSON - TigerNet spoke with a source close to Clemson quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS So. Quarterback
#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

View Full Profile
, and the expectation is that Boyd should be ready to practice by Tuesday.

Boyd was injured early in the third quarter of Clemson’s 36-14 Saturday victory over Boston College. He was hit by Eagle defensive end Max Holloway, and replays showed Boyd’s right leg twist as he fell to the turf. Boyd tried to get back up, but had to be helped off the field.

The source said that the injury occurred not when the leg twisted, but that he took a shot to his hip from Boston College player's helmet, and that has caused the discomfort and swelling.

He later was taken to the locker room in a golf cart with what was later announced as a hip injury. X-Rays in the locker room were negative, and an MRI later at Oconee Medical also showed no structural damage.

The source said that Boyd is not in much pain and was actually moving around on his own Sunday without the aid of crutches.


Tags: Tajh Boyd
Rate this Story:
18 votes

Send Feedback to TigerNet Staff: Email | Comment
Discuss on TigerBoard   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Post your comments!
Auburn QB: "I will never get sacked 11 times again"
Auburn QB: "I will never get sacked 11 times again"
Clelin Ferrell: Bryant "clearly" better than Lawrence in spring practices
Clelin Ferrell: Bryant "clearly" better than Lawrence in spring practices
WATCH: Dabo Swinney's full comments from ACC Kickoff with transcript
WATCH: Dabo Swinney's full comments from ACC Kickoff with transcript
WATCH: Swinney addresses Fedora comments on CTE, football
WATCH: Swinney addresses Fedora comments on CTE, football
TigerNet at ACC Kickoff: All about Clemson on Day 2
TigerNet at ACC Kickoff: All about Clemson on Day 2
WATCH: Dabo Swinney on what his faith means to him
WATCH: Dabo Swinney on what his faith means to him
WATCH: Ferrell gives impressive performance at ACC Kickoff
WATCH: Ferrell gives impressive performance at ACC Kickoff
WATCH: Mitch Hyatt on why he came back to school, facing the Clemson DL
WATCH: Mitch Hyatt on why he came back to school, facing the Clemson DL
Clelin Ferrell steals the show at ACC Kickoff: Don't take the cheese
Clelin Ferrell steals the show at ACC Kickoff: Don't take the cheese
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest
Clemson Gear
Clemson Gear