Watson and No. 3 Clemson take of care business at BC, 56-10

BOSTON (AP) " Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson threw four touchdown passes and made a block that helped clear the way for Wayne Gallman's 59-yard scoring run as the Tigers routed Boston College 56-10 on Friday.

Clemson improved to 6-0 this season, and 3-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference to extend its conference winning streak to 12 games and its road winning streak to eight, which matches a school record set from 1978-79.

Boston College lost its 11th consecutive ACC game.

Clemson broke three plays of at least 50 yards in the first quarter, two for touchdowns and another that set up a score. Watson picked off a defender on the edge to help spring Gallman for the game's first touchdown. Watson's 59-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Leggett made it 21-0 late in the first half and the Tigers cruised from there.

In the day's other Top-25 game, Boise State overwhelmed New Mexico 49-21, let by five touchdown passes from Brett Rypien.

The Broncos scored touchdowns on seven consecutive possessions. New Mexico scored on its second possession of the game but didn't reach the end zone again until the midway through the fourth quarter.

Rypien was 21 of 28 and 391 yards. Three of his TD passes found Wilson, who had nine catches for 167 yards.

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