The first question for coach Morris after the victory over Boston College was of course about the health of his starting quarterback Tajh Boyd.
“It was his hip which was good. It wasn’t his knee so we will see. I thought he was on track to have a career night. I thought he was unbelievable and I am really proud of Cole Stoudt. We will evaluate Tajh when we get him back and see tonight and go from there. We are just like everybody else right now we are crossing our finger. I know this he is a competitor. He will be back,” said Morris.
The Clemson offense was aggressive early. Did Chad feel like the Tigers had some advantages against the BC defensive backs?
“I wanted to set the tempo of the game. I felt like last week our tempo wasn’t nearly what I wanted it to be. Even though we ran for 45 plays in the first half (last week) early on in the game I just didn’t think we had a great tempo. I thought we had to be aggressive and go at them and still run the tempo. I thought we did a really good job of that,” said Morris.
Was there a reason Bellamy didn’t get any touches in the first half?
“Yes, team discipline. Something inhouse that needed to be taken care of and he came out in the second half and gave us a little bit of a spark. It was great to see,” said Morris.
How did Cole to overall?
“I thought Cole did really good. There were a couple of times where he wasn’t loud enough with his communication with the offensive line. I was proud of him. He came in and told him we were going to pass from the time he stepped in there. He did a good job with it and we just kind of moved it down the field. I was pleased with Cole. Cole is a gamer and a competitor. Cole will be just fine,” said Morris.
Did Chad have to get the offense out of a little bit of a funk after Tajh went down and a hush came over the stadium?
“Yeah, you know everybody was concerned about Tajh and rightfully so but we can’t stop doing what we do. That is us and we have to be who we are. It has gotten us to 6-0. From an offensive standpoint we need to continue to do that regardless of who is the quarterback,” said Morris.