In Phil Trautwein’s two years as the Eagles’ offensive line coach, the position group produced nine total All-ACC selections.
Notre Dame’s Ian Book threw for 239 yards and three touchdowns and added 66 rushing yards, as the Eagles lost the 25th edition of the Holy War, 40-7 and didn’t score in the second half.
There’s a new kicker from Temple, familiar faces in the backfield, and several intriguing pieces in the receiving game—including a dynamic freshman and pair of running backs that trained at a new position.
A.J. Dillon is the first player in program history to rush for over 1,000 yards in each of his first two seasons, and Petrula started 24 games as an underclassmen, playing both center and right tackle.
Ranking second in the conference only behind three-time defending league champion Clemson, BC boasts 13 All-ACC players this season—including four First Teamers—both of which are program records.
For the first time in a few years, BC—a team that’s returning the majority of its 2017 starters, particularly on the offensive side of the ball—is experienced and healthy entering the preseason.
Barring any serious injury, Anthony Brown will start at Virginia on Saturday, behind an increasingly improved offensive line that, six weeks ago, was an injury-riddled mess.