Recap - Tigers Defeat Maryland 56-45
|Recap - Tigers Defeat Maryland 56-45|
Andre Ellington ran for 212 yards as Clemson handled Maryland by a score of 56-45 on Saturday at Byrd Stadium.
Clemson was a favorite by 9 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
Tajh Boyd completed 26 of 38 pass attempts for 270 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Terrapins defense.
C.J. Brown rushed for 162 yards for Maryland, while Davin Meggett added 69 yards. C.J. Brown threw for 177 yards for the Terrapins, while receivers Matt Furstenburg and Kerry Boykins had 104 and 30 yards respectively.
Maryland was outgained by Clemson 576-468 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-25 by the Tigers.
Maryland lost the time of possession battle 31:12/28:48, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Clemson takes its act home to face North Carolina looking for another win. For Maryland, they head on the road to face Florida State.