The last time BC played Virginia Tech, the Eagles were held to 80 passing yards, 44 yards on the ground, and, worst of all, zero points.
On paper, the Eagles’ Week Four win was just what they needed: a 20-point blowout. But a subpar passing game, missed field goals, and two late-game turnovers raise some serious questions.
Michael Walker gave BC a short field on three huge punt returns versus the Chippewas on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
BC needs to establish its run game against the Chippewas in what looks to be a must-win contest on Saturday.
While the rest of the conference was molding into midseason form, FSU and Miami were on the practice field, waiting out Hurricane Irma. Three weeks away from football proved to be costly.
Fourth quarter aside, the Eagles’ defensive performance on Saturday was encouraging to say the least. Their offense, on the other hand, was hit with another injury in the trenches and failed to reach double-digits.
A.J. Dillon made his presence known on the ground, but the Eagles once again collapsed late in a game, this time handing the victory to No. 2 Clemson.
The Eagles entered the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game with a chance to pull off one of the biggest upsets in program history. Judging by the final score, you’d never know.
Ever since BC’s Quick Lane Bowl victory, head coach Steve Addazio has bought into the up-tempo offense. The Eagles are running 19.5 more plays than last year, but are struggling more than ever to score.
Kelly Bryant and the Tigers pose a tough challenge to a BC defense that got torched for over 500 rushing yards in last week’s loss to Notre Dame.