Despite a less-than-mediocre first half in the rivalry against Boston College, the Clemson Tigers were able to quickly bounce back and take home yet another win this weekend.

The Tigers struggled to move the ball with any consistency in the first several minutes of the game, consequently having to rely on a strong defensive effort to leave with a 31-3 win over the BC Eagles.

A player that stood out in the eyes of many is none other than Xavier Thomas. The fifth-year defensive end from Florence, South Carolina, made his return to the field after undergoing foot surgery in the preseason and missing the first six games. He made his presence very known, collecting two sacks and forcing a fumble.

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Here is Thomas’ media availability from this week: