Tajh Boyd, Chandler Catanzaro closing in on career milestones

Senior PK can set new school scoring record; Boyd closing in on Philip Rivers' ACC TD marks

Chandler Catanzaro

Chandler Catanzaro

Clemson seniors Chandler Catanzaro and Tajh Boyd are closing in records, as the Tigers head into their ACC opener next week against N.C. State.

Catanzaro, an original walk-on placekicker from Greenville, S.C., needs just eight points to break Clemson's all-time scoring record of 329 points, which is held by Aaron Hunt.

Catanzaro has 56 career field goals and 154 PATs. He has made 56 of 70 field goal attempts in his career - 80 percent - and is 28-of-29 in his last 21 games.

He is the FBS's second leading active scorer behind Baylor placekicker Aaron Jones, who has 348 points.

Boyd Ties Mark For ACC Honors: When Tajh Boyd was named ACC offensive back of the week for his performance in the Tigers' opening victory over Georgia, it was the seventh conference weekly honor of his career. That tied linebacker Keith Adams (1998-2000) for the most ACC honors in school history.

He surpassed the record for a Clemson quarterback, set by Woody Dantzler, who was honored six times.

Boyd needs 20 more touchdown passes to break the ACC career record of 95 held by N.C. State's Philip Rivers, and he needs 18 scores - rushing or passing - to break Rivers record for touchdown responsibility (112).

Boyd is on track to soon become Clemson's all-time leader in total offense. He's currently 450 yards shy of Charlie Whitehurst's school record of 9,759.

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