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Assault Charges Against Tajh Boyd To Be Dismissed

Tajh Boyd, former Clemson QB, agrees to community service and payment of restitution in connection with shoving incident.

Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd will have his assault and battery charge dismissed pending community service, restitution and six months of good behavior.

Boyd had this to say following his court appearance, per GreenvilleOnline:

"I'm pleased that we were able to come up with a resolution. Obviously, I didn't really want this to be ongoing. Again, the situation is an unfortunate situation."

Boyd was accused of pushing a doorman on the night of July 14 outside of On the Roxx, a bar in Greenville, SC. According to a police report based on the victim's account, Boyd was told the bar was at capacity and he would have to wait in line like everyone else. An argument ensued and Boyd was told to leave. Boyd then,"shoved him with two hands in his chest causing him to fly through the door way knocking another female and himself to the ground," per the police report. Boyd added Wednesday, commenting on the incident:

"It wasn't as serious as it was made out to be, and that's kind of the point of what I was trying to say. I think that it was a minor situation that got blown way out of proportion. Personally, I think if it's anybody else it doesn't happen this way. But again, being a figure in the community, being a staple in the community, you are accountable for everything you do. And I am that."

Boyd's official statement:

[GreenvilleOnline.com]