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 last scrimmage of fall camp saw Steve Addazio’s side improve in their execution, but BC was hampered by penalties at times and has two weeks to clean up before the season opener.
With AJ Dillon sitting out, David Bailey and Javian Dayne stood out carrying the ball, and the new secondary pieces looked strong in the annual spring game.
E.J. Perry and Matt McDonald got chances to shine in the Eagles blowout win over Holy Cross on Saturday as they combined to throw for almost 200 yards and four touchdowns.
A deep threat on the sidelines and another one out of the backfield may have emerged for BC, but play selection and special teams must show signs of life before the season begins in September.
After injuring his right leg making a cut in Saturday’s loss to NC State, Anthony Brown will require surgery and miss the remainder of 2017.
The Eagles welcomed three mid-year enrollees on Tuesday. With the beginning of the second semester, the new additions are now eligible and can participate in team practice this spring.