With Chris Lindstrom as the latest example for BC, no other school has had a higher percentage (36 percent) of their draft picks come from the offensive line since 2000.
Ranking second in the conference only behind three-time defending league champion Clemson, BC boasts 13 All-ACC players this season—including four First Teamers—both of which are program records.
The field was dedicated in former four-year football star and successful businessman Frank Chamberlin’s name, who passed away after a fight with cancer in 2013.
Anthony Brown was hit or miss in his first scrimmage of training camp, and, as a whole, the offense was out of sync for the majority of the exhibition—Jim Reid’s defense capitalized, recording four interceptions on the day.
For the first time in a few years, BC—a team that’s returning the majority of its 2017 starters, particularly on the offensive side of the ball—is experienced and healthy entering the preseason.
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.
Four of BC’s top-six offensive linemen were sidelined with injuries against Wake Forest. Two of them won’t return this season. All head coach Steve Addazio can do is turn to the next man up.