Dennis Grosel and AJ Dillon impressed, but BC’s defense once again struggled to tackle in a loss to Florida State on Saturday.
D.J. Matthews scored a 60-yard touchdown with 1:48 to go and Florida State fought off a late push from BC to hand the Eagles a disappointing 38-31 defeat.
Aside from No. 4 Clemson, it’s clear that every team in the ACC is capable of beating every other, after a week that saw Pittsburgh lose to Miami and Wake Forest barely escape an upset at home against Florida State.
Coming into Saturday, the Hurricanes had won their previous four games by a combined 18 points. Miami beat Virginia Tech alone by 18, and practically wrapped up the Coastal Division.
The Seminoles were embarrassed on national television on Friday night, losing to Boston College, 35-3, and now are on the verge of missing their first bowl game since 1981.
A.J. Dillon rushed for 149 yards, and Anthony Brown added two more touchdowns to his career total, as BC racked up 35 points—its most ever against FSU—in the fourth annual Welles Crowther Red Bandana game.