Boyd picks Clemson over Ohio State, Oregon
Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Quarterback Tajh Boyd won't be wearing Scarlet and Gray this fall.
Boyd, the nation's No. 5 quarterback according to ESPN's Scouts Inc., announced at a news conference that he'll attend Clemson. Ohio State and Oregon were the other contenders for Boyd's services.
With only two scholarship quarterbacks on the roster -- Terrelle Pryor and Joe Bauserman -- Ohio State could look to add a signal-caller for its 2009 class. Boyd would have been an excellent fit at Ohio State, but the opportunity to join a team without a clear-cut starter likely made the difference.
The Columbus Dispatch mentioned Toledo commit Austin Boucher as a potential late recruiting target for the Buckeyes.