Clemson sophomore quarterback Tajh Boyd, senior offensive tackle Landon Walker, and senior defensive end Kourtnei Brown headline a list of eight players named as the ACC Football Players of the Week.
Clemson's ACC match-up at Georgia Tech this Saturday will air on ABC Columbia at 8 p.m. Saturday. Sunday, the Tigers (8-0) moved up to #5 in the new BCS standings and senior Kourtnei Brown was named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week after scoring two touchdowns against North Carolina.
The editors and writers at SI.com have announced its 2011 midseason All-American team. Four Clemson Tigers and one South Carolina Gamecock represented the first and second team.
At Tuesday's weekly press conference, the Tigers addressed their new BCS ranking, but said it will not affect this week's preparation for North Carolina. Standout sophomore quarterback Tajh Boyd says last week's game at Maryland was a good reminder that the #7 Tigers can be beaten be any ACC team any given Saturday.
The time has been set for the Clemson at Georgia Tech football game to be played on Saturday, October 29 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA. The game is set to kick off at 8:00 p.m. and will be broadcast on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The television network will be announced following the games of October 22.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for a touchdown and ran for another as the Tigers continued their best start in 11 years with a 36-14 victory over Boston College on Saturday. But Boyd had to leave the field in the third quarter with his injury, the severity of which remains unknown -- along with Boyd's status for next week at Maryland.
Both major programs in the state of South Carolina are in the top 15 of this week's college football rankings. USC is 10th in the new Associated Press poll, 9th in the Coaches' poll. Clemson rockets up eight spots to 13th in the AP poll. The Tigers are 15th in the Coaches' poll.