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Clemson OC, QB share growing success

By PETE IACOBELLI
AP Sports Writer

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Two years ago, newly hired Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris wasn't sure what to make of his talkative, playful and untested quarterback Tajh Boyd.

What Morris found was a kindred spirit in Boyd, eager to learn and ready to trigger an attack that's breaking records and passing milestones every time it takes the field.

Morris says "Tajh is a guy who's having fun."

Both Morris and Boyd appear at the top of their games for the 10th-ranked Tigers (8-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) who face Maryland (4-5, 2-3) on Saturday.

Morris' offense put up 718 yards last week in a victory at Duke, the second highest total in program history and sixth time its surpassed 500 yards this season. Boyd leads the ACC with 2,680 yards and 25 TDs.

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