I-A College Football
                  ***** Atlantic Coast Conference News and Notes *****
 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) -
 BOSTON COLLEGE: Chase Rettig threw a career-high four touchdown passes, but it
 wasn't enough, as Boston College lost a shootout with the Florida State
 Seminoles this past weekend in Chestnut Hill, 48-34. Rettig, who was 19-of-29
 passing for 197 yards, led a unit that churned out a balanced 397 yards of
 total offense, with 200 on the ground. Leading the way for BC in the ground
 game was tailback Andre Williams, who  rushed for 149 yards on 5.3 yards per
 carry. With his performance, Williams eclipsed the 2,000-yard mark for career
 rushing, with 2,067 yards. Unfortunately, the Boston College defense was
 gashed for 484 total yards. The 34 points scored by the Eagles were the most
 in 12 total matchups with the Seminoles. The 2-2 Eagles will attempt to go
 back over .500 on the season when they play host to Army this weekend.
 CLEMSON: The third-ranked Tigers made light work of Wake Forest this past
 weekend in Death Valley, moving to 4-0 on the season with a 56-7 drubbing of
 the Demon Deacons. All-American Tahj Boyd led a Clemson offense that amassed
 567 yards, as he completed 17-of-24 passes, for 311 yards and three TDs, while
 rushing for 69 yards and one more score. Wideout Sammy Watkins had a strong
 game as well, finishing with six receptions, for 113 yards and one touchdown.
 The Clemson defense made its fair share of plays also, holding Wake to just
 222 total yards. The Tigers have now won five straight against Wake Forest and
 the 49-point difference marked the largest margin against an ACC foe in
 Clemson history. The Tigers hit the road this weekend for an ACC showdown with
 newcomer Syracuse.
 FLORIDA STATE: Freshman phenom Jameis Winston added to his early season lore,
 as he led the Seminoles to a 48-34 victory over Boston College on the road
 this past weekend. Winston, who was 17-of-27 passing, f TDs) had
 a career-high in receiving yards while Breshad Perriman (three receptions, 109
 yards) also topped the century mark in receiving yards. Both Hall and Perriman
 each had a reception of over 70 yards. Storm Johnson rushed for 64 yards on 16
 carries to account for the bulk of the Knights' rushing output (69 yards). UCF
 allowed 490 yards of offense to the Gamecocks and allowed them to convert on
 10-of-18 third down attempts. Terrance Plummer led the team with 14 tackles
 and a forced fumble. UCF forced four total turnovers. UCF faces former
 Conference USA opponent Memphis in its American Athletic Conference opener
 next weekend.
 09/30 11:11:01 ET

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