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BC vs. Clemson Notes

BC vs. Clemson Notes


  • Clemson won its seventh consecutive game versus Boston College, dating back to a 2010 loss in Boston, Mass. The seven-game win streak is Clemson’s second-longest active win streak against an ACC team, as the Tigers have won eight in a row over Wake Forest.
  • Clemson won its ninth game in a row dating, back to last year’s loss to Pittsburgh.
  • Clemson won its 35th of its last 37 games, dating back to the 11th game of the 2014 season.   
  • Clemson won its 19th of its last 20 ACC games and its 19th straight against an ACC Atlantic Division team.
  • Clemson improved to 48-1 against unranked teams since 2011. The only loss was to Pittsburgh last year by one point.
  • Clemson won its 12th in a row in September and its 25th in a row prior to November.
  • Clemson improved to 4-0 in 2017. It is the third straight year and the fifth time in the last seven years that Clemson has started at least 4-0. The Tigers started 8-0 in 2011, 6-0 in 2013, 14-0 in 2015 and 9-0 in 2016.   


  • Dabo Swinney improved to 55-7 in Memorial Stadium, an .887 winning percentage. That includes 25 of the last 26 games and a 42-3 record over the last seven years.
  • Dabo Swinney improved to 42-1 in games in which the Tigers amassed at least 200 rushing yards.
  • Kelly Bryant won his fourth straight game as Clemson’s starting quarterback. He is the first Clemson quarterback to win his first four starts since Tajh Boyd won his first eight in 2011. Chris Morocco (1989) and Cullen Harper (2007) are the only other Clemson quarterbacks to win their first four starts in the last 30 years.
  • Kelly Bryant set multiple bests in rushing, garnering a career-high in carries (22), rushing yards (106) and yards per carry (4.8).
  • Kelly Bryant moved beyond the 1,000-yard mark for total offense on the season, raising his total to 1,141 total yards.
  • Trayvon Mullen collected his first career interception.
  • A.J. Terrell collected his first career interception.
  • Tanner Muse compiled a career-high nine tackles.
  • Tre Lamar compiled a career-high eight tackles.
  • Milan Richard accrued a career-high three receptions.
  • Travis Etienne improved his team-high rushing average to 12.7 yards per carry in a performance that saw him establish new career bests in carries (nine), rushing yards (113) and rushing touchdowns (two).
  • Travis Etienne is the first true freshman to score at least four rushing touchdowns for Clemson since Deshaun Watson scored five in 2014.
  • Travis Etienne earned the O’Roarke-McFadden award.
  • Taylor Hearn became the first offensive lineman to collect a rush of at least 12 yards since Harry Olszewski did so on a 12-yard touchdown run versus South Carolina in 1966.