Clemson tops Ohio State 40-35 in Orange Bowl

Tajh Boyd accounts for 6 total touchdowns in victory

Headline Goes Here

MIAMI - Tajh Boyd threw for five touchdowns and ran for another as Clemson escaped Ohio State 40-35 in the Discover Orange Bowl.

With Clemson trailing 35-33 in the fourth quarter, Boyd found Stanton Seckinger for the 5-yard go-ahead touchdown. The score capped off a 13 play, 75 yard drive. Ohio State had a chance late in the game, but Stephone Anthony intercepted Braxton Miller with 1:18 to play.

Boyd finished the night with 378 yards and five touchdowns along with 127 yards and a touchdown on the ground as Clemson won its first Orange Bowl in 32 years.

Miller threw for 234 yards and two touchdowns in a losing effort. It was Urban Meyer's first loss in five trips to the Bowl Championship Series.

Copyright 2014 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.