Clemson's stellar season can still stay stellar.
Tigers' QB Tajh Boyd has been upgraded to probable, likely to play next Saturday against their ACC rival Maryland Terrapins.
We're very fortunate and thankful that it looks like he's going to be fine, said coach Dabo Swinney. He's definitely probable for this game.
Boyd suffered a hip strain injury in the third quarter of Saturday's game against Boston College and had to be carted off the field after completing a five-yard pass to Dwayne Allen on Clemson's first drive. He was on his way to his third 300-plus passing yard game when he took a hit by Boston College defensive end Max Holloway.
Boyd, a Heisman trophy candidate, has thrown for 1,742 yards and 15 touchdowns with only two interceptions this season. His backup is true freshman Cole Stoudt who has only played in two games this season, completing 7 of 11 passes for 44 yards. However, he played strong in the 36-14 win over BC, completing 6 of 10 passes for 37 yards.
However, if Clemson wants to capitalize on their best start in 11 years, they will need Boyd going forward and playing well.
Clemson's remaining schedule starts with Maryland this Saturday, followed by North Carolina, #12 Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, N.C. State and finally #15 South Carolina.