Recap - Tigers Defeat Troy 43-19
|Recap - Tigers Defeat Troy 43-19|
The battle between the Tigers and Trojans didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Troy was handed a 43-19 defeat on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Clemson was the ATS victor, as they covered the 14.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 53.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tajh Boyd completed 20 of 30 pass attempts for 264 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Trojans defense.
D.J. Taylor rushed for 63 yards for Troy, while Shawn Southward added 43 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 258 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Eric Thomas and B.J. Chitty had 63 and 49 yards respectively.
Clemson outgained Troy 468-423 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Trojans.
The time of possession battle favored Troy as their offense was on the field for 32:10, longer than the 27:50 of their opponents.
Clemson looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Wofford. Troy will aim to get back on the winning track at Arkansas.