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.
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.
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.
The Eagles special teams unit turned in an impressive performance for the first time this season, but it was offset by an offense that took almost three full quarters to find any success in a disappointing loss.
Despite the Eagles managing to squeak out a win over Temple thanks to a career day for Ben Glines, both the run defense and the first-down playcalling remain cause for concern.
Anthony Brown threw five touchdowns, and Wyatt Ray tallied four sacks—a new single-game program record—as the Eagles overcame several costly special teams mistakes in their ACC opener victory over Wake Forest.
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.
According to SB Nation, the Eagles are returning 81 percent of their 2017 production—more than any other Atlantic Division team—but that’s not to say they haven’t lost or added any key pieces this offseason.
Anthony Brown may not be able to take any reps at Quarterback just yet, but there will be a lot of new things to see from the offense Saturday afternoon.
Steve Addazio’s most recent group of recruits isn’t earning high marks by national media, but there’s still plenty of potential gems in the Eagle’s early Signing Day haul.