clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Auburn Vs. Clemson Final Score: Tajh Boyd Leads Tigers To 26-19 Win

Clemson comes away with a season opening 26-19 win over Auburn at the Chick-fil-A kickoff game at the Georgia Dome. Tajh Boyd's fourth quarter touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins put the Tigers up for good after Auburn had briefly taken the lead with a Cody Parkey field goal.

Clemson ran up 528 yards of total offense against the Tigers. Andre Ellington rushed for a game-high 228 yards on 25 carries. Tajh Boyd threw for 208 yards and rushed for 58 more while accounting for one touchdown. Hopkins caught 13 passes for 119 yards.

Auburn's Kiehl Frazier struggled in the second half and finished 11 of 27 for 194 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Tre Mason rushed for 106 yards on 14 carries while Emory Blake caught four passes for 109 yards including a 54-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter.

For more on this game visit Clemson blog Shakin The Southland and Auburn blog College and Magnolia. For more news, notes and analysis from around NCAA football, check out SB Nation's college football hub.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.