The Offensive Report:
Clemson managed only 265 total yards against Boston College, the Tigers’ second lowest output of the season. They had just 86 rushing yards with Andre Ellington held to 42 yards on 14 carries.
Tiger quarterback Kyle Parker was 21-39 for 176 yards. He was intercepted twice and did not throw a touchdown pass. The interceptions were Parker’s first in four games. His longest completion was for 29 yards and he averaged just 4.5 yards per attempt.
The Defensive Report:
The Clemson defense made the game’s first big play as safety Rashard Hall intercepted Chase Rettig’s first pass of the game and returned it 52 yards for a score. It was Hall’s 8th career interception and his first career touchdown.
That was about Clemson’s only defensive bright spot in the first half. The Eagles rolled up 220 yards the rest of the half including 129 yards on the ground. Montel Harris rushed for 109 yards in the first 30 minutes. But the Tigers made halftime adjustments and allowed BC just 84 second half yards and no first downs. BC punted on all six of its second half possessions.
Clemson is now 0-3 on the road this season and has lost its last four games on an opponent’s home field.