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.
Ian Book threw for three touchdowns and No. 15 Notre Dame blew open a nine-point game in the second half, piling on for a 40-7 victory.
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.
In an emphatic win against Syracuse, BC football’s offensive line paved the way for a dominant performance both running and throwing the ball. The Eagles finished the game with a program-record 691 total yards.
AJ Dillon had 242 yards and three scores, David Bailey had 172 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and the Eagles used a 34-point second quarter to roll over the Orange on Saturday afternoon.
After a bounceback win over N.C. State, BC has the unenviable task of heading to South Carolina to face a Tigers squad that has won 22 straight games.
The nation’s fifth-best rush defense comes to Chestnut Hill this weekend, which poses a tough test for BC as the Eagles will turn to backup quarterback Dennis Grosel in his first career start.
Head coach Steve Addazio announced on Monday that quarterback Anthony Brown is done for the season after suffering an injury in last week’s loss to Louisville.