Syracuse hasn’t beaten a Power Five opponent this season despite being picked to finish second in the ACC, while BC is fresh off a humbling 52-point loss to No. 4 Clemson.
ACC Power Rankings: Parity Still Defines the Conference
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.
Eagles Face Difficult Path to Bowl Eligibility in Final Five Games
To reach six wins and bowl eligibility, BC will have to navigate the sixth-toughest rest of season schedule—which features four of five games away from home.
Breaking Down the 2019 BC Football Schedule
BC has a pair of back-to-back road games against stiff opponents, plays two of the worst Power Five teams at home, and opens the season on Saturday against ACC foe Virginia Tech.
Eagles Offensive Coordinator Scot Loeffler Hired as Bowling Green Head Coach
Since offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler joined the coaching staff in 2016, BC has adopted an up-tempo offense and its season scoring average has jumped from 17.2 to 32.0 points per game.
Losers of Two Straight, BC Returns Home for Rivalry Game Versus Syracuse
All of a sudden, BC’s 7-2 start is looking like a distant memory—coming off their most heartbreaking loss of the year, the Eagles will try to right the ship against a revolutionary Syracuse team this coming Saturday.
Football Puts on Offensive Showcase in Win Over Syracuse
Darius Wade logged a career-high 248 passing yards, A.J. Dillon rushed for more than 190 yards for the third-consecutive game, and the Eagles totaled a season-best 581 yards of offense in the regular season finale.
Numbers Point to Eagles in Syracuse Matchup
Over the past two weeks, Syracuse has allowed an average of 391 yards on the ground—a stat that is music to the ears of BC, the fourth-best rushing team in the ACC.
Eagles Face Must-Win Game Against Syracuse
Coming off a rough game against Clemson, Boston College football faces a must-win against Syracuse. A combination of staunch defense and powerful aerial attacks should lead the Eagles to victory.