The Eagles surrendered 664 yards of offense, had a backup quarterback take over in the second quarter, and came up just short of beating a Louisville side that was on a nine-game ACC losing streak.
Steve Addazio and Dave Clawson have had no shortage of wild back-and-forth games over the last five years. Here’s a look at each of them, from the 3-0 debacle to last year’s shootout win in Winston-Salem.
Boumerhi, who saw his 2018 season cut short due to a hip injury, joins the Eagles seeking to return to his All-AAC Second Team level of play and should immediately factor in the starting kicker competition.
Although the final three games of the regular season ended in disappointing defeats, BC still enters the bowl season having been ranked for the first time since 2008 while additionally hosting College GameDay.
Despite losing three commitments late in the recruiting cycle, BC still announced 16 incoming players in the second year with the early signing period.
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.
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.