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FINAL: Clemson 56, Boston College 10

No. 3 Clemson overcame some early mistakes to route the Eagles Friday night.

Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

It was a frustrating night at Alumni Stadium for the home team, as Clemson (6-0, 3-0 ACC) came to town and had its way with Boston College.

The Tigers rode four Deshaun Watson touchdown passes, and a dominant day from their front seven to a 42-10 victory in Chestnut Hill.

Boston College (3-3, 0-3 ACC) enjoyed a nice start to the game, as its defense forced a three-and-out, and then John Johnson recovered a fumble after a Mike Knoll punt to Ray-Ray McCloud.

But BC would only come away with a field goal, and Clemson would score 35 unanswered points to push the game far out of reach by the third quarter.

The Eagles would get a respite from the Tiger avalanche in the third quarter, when redshirt freshman running back Davon Jones put together three straight carries to push the ball deep into Tiger territory. Moments later, Jones caught a swing pass out of the backfield, and ran 16 yards to the Clemson 2-yard line.

Quarterback Patrick Towles would hit fullback Bobby Wolford for a 1-yard score to give BC a touchdown, but the game was hardly in the balance at that point.

The Tigers would resume the domination shortly thereafter, with a pair of touchdown runs back backup running backs, and a pick-six of backup BC quarterback Darius Wade.

The loss was Boston College's 11th straight in ACC play.

BC will have a bye week to regroup, before hosting Syracuse on October 22nd.

More to come...