ESPN: Army veteran inspires Clemson


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Pos: WR   Height: 5-8   Weight: 180   Hometown: Stafford, VA (Brooke Pointe HS)  
Years Played: 2012 - 2014

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Coming off the field during an Oct. 6 game against Georgia Tech, Clemson quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
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was having an "off" moment. So while the Tigers' defense battled the Yellow Jackets' offense (in a game that Clemson would win, 47-31), Boyd approached teammate Daniel RodriguezDaniel Rodriguez
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for a quick talk.

"He was like, 'Man, just go out there and ball off with these guys,'" Boyd says. "He says stuff like that that sparks you. And he makes you appreciate things more -- we complain and make excuses, but he reminds you that there are people out there risking their lives."

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