- Heather Dinich, College Football Reporter
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If Clemson remains undefeated, though, the Tigers could be the league's best hope. The question is who will get the most attention: true freshman receiver Sammy Watkins or quarterback Tajh Boyd? Here's a look at how both of them stack up nationally after seven games:
National rankings: No. 31 in passing, No. 16 in passing yards per game, No. 7 in total passing yards, and No. 13 in passing efficiency, No. 13 total offense, (tie) No. 5 points responsible for.
Stat line: 145-of-232 passing (62.5 percent), 19 touchdowns, three interceptions, 2012 yards, 159.79 rating
Notable: He is the first quarterback in school history to win his first seven games as a starter.
National rankings: (tie) No. 27 receptions per game, No. 18 receiving yards per game, No. 8 total receiving yards, No. 10 all-purpose yards, No. 6 in kickoff returns.
Stat line: 127 rushing yards, 46 catches, 728 yards, eight receiving touchdowns, 11 kickoff returns for 338 yards and a touchdown.
Notable: He has already set 11 school records for a freshman.
It's going to take a lot for an ACC player to crack a Heisman lineup that currently includes Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, Kellen Moore, Trent Richardson, and Robert Griffin III.