The Boston College Eagles (1-2, 0-1 ACC) are hanging tough with the 17th-ranked Clemson Tigers, trailing by just 3 at the half at Alumni Stadium, 24-21.
Boston College got on the scoreboard first, courtesy of an Andre Williams 30-yard touchdown run. Williams has 16 carries in the game, good for 59 yards on the ground.
After falling behind 7-0, Clemson scored the next 17 points in the ballgame, thanks to the play of Tigers quarterback Tajh Boyd. Boyd has three touchdowns in the game, one a 6-yard rush in the first quarter and the other two through the air. He is 15-of-18 in the game, for 158 yards, and has also rushed five times for 34 yards.
Boston College erased a 10-point second-quarter deficit thanks to the play of quarterback Chase Rettig. The junior signal caller has completed 9 of his 14 passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns, connecting with Jonathan Coleman on a 3-yard pass and Alex Amidon on a 31-yard catch-and-run.