Losing their center, quarterback, star defensive end, and four other starters to season-ending injuries forced the Eagles to look themselves in the mirror and take their first real step toward finding their identity.
BC needs to establish its run game against the Chippewas in what looks to be a must-win contest on Saturday.
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.
Boston College football’s offense showed up to play against Massachusetts. A dominant passing game and shut-down defense earned the Eagles a 26-7 victory on the day. Here’s what stood out from the game.
Connor Strachan piled up 2.5 sacks against the Minutemen, including a strip sack and a fumble recovery, in a 26-7 win.
Quarterback-turned-wide receiver Jeff Smith proved his potential as Boston College football’s No. 1 with two long touchdowns against Massachusetts.
While everyone has focused on the negatives from Boston College football’s 17-14 defeat in Dublin, sports editor Michael Sullivan wishes to remind you of the good. Yes, there is some good. Really.
First-half turnovers and secondary breakdowns late plagued the Eagles in the season opener against Georgia Tech in Dublin.
Aggressive, disciplined, together, unselfish, confident. That’s how Boston College’s defense is staying on top.
Boston College football head coach Steve Addazio addressed the media on Thursday afternoon, exuding confidence in his Eagles’ chances in 2016.