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GRADES: Offense rolls, defense doesn't

CLEMSON - An early double-digit deficit proved to be all the Tigers and Tajh Boyd needed against the 'Pack. However, the defense also took a major step backwards.

OFFENSE: A- After scoring 13 points early, the Tigers lost their edge for three straight series. Then it was lights out. Literally. Clemson went on a 42-0 scoring barrage as Tajh Boyd carved up State's vaunted secondary with relative ease. By the time it was all said and done, Boyd accounted for an ACC-record eight touchdowns, including five through the air and three on the ground. For most of... Recommended Stories