Two days after beating Miami and improving to 6-2 or better for just the sixth time since 2000, the Eagles climbed back into the AP Top 25, joining three other ACC teams in the poll.
The Eagles rolled past Miami behind an impressive defensive effort and a big night from A.J. Dillon in his return from injury, setting the stage for a pivotal stretch of games against tough conference opponents.
A pair of trick plays jumpstarted the Eagles’ offense—a unit that scored on its first three possessions and made Miami, the second-ranked defensive team in the country, look, quite frankly, overrated.
For the second-straight year, BC football will play its annual Red Bandana Game a couple days before Halloween. Instead of wearing their costumes, students should don their paisley in support of service.
Steve Addazio and the Eagles went for it on fourth down four separate times against Louisville, an aggressiveness that the sixth-year coach has picked up over the last few years.
David Bailey ran for 112 yards on 28 carries as BC controlled both sides of the line of scrimmage, holding Louisville to just 47 yards rushing on 32 carries in its 38-20 win over the Cardinals Saturday.
Freshman running back David Bailey made his first appearance since Week Two and racked up 112 yards and a touchdown in just three quarters of play, enabling BC to pull away from the Cardinals in the second half.