Clemson, Miami, and Virginia Tech all lost their starting quarterbacks to the NFL last year. Most expected the programs to regress. But after three weeks of play, it’s safe to say they’re the ones standing atop the ACC.
Head coach Steve Addazio said that his team’s defensive meltdown against Notre Dame was a result of missed assignments and tackles. The unit will give it another go against Kelly Bryant and No. 2 Clemson on Saturday.
Steve Addazio is in the fifth year of his self-proclaimed five year project, so he needs to start coaching like it.
The Fighting Irish torched BC on the ground for 515 rushing yards and six touchdowns on the ground.
Brandon Wimbush, Notre Dame’s athletic signal-caller, will try to exploit weaknesses in the Eagles’ defense on Saturday afternoon.
Ever since Nate Freese left for the NFL in 2013, BC has struggled to find consistency on special teams. But after four years, it appears that the Eagles have finally instituted a system that works.
Lamar Jackson is making a convincing case for his second-straight Heisman Trophy—something that hasn’t been accomplished in 41 years. But his team is in danger of falling out of playoff contention.
Four of BC’s top-six offensive linemen were sidelined with injuries against Wake Forest. Two of them won’t return this season. All head coach Steve Addazio can do is turn to the next man up.