In his first year as a starter, Hamp Cheevers finished the season tied for the nation lead with seven interceptions and only allowed 35 receptions and 433 yards on 74 targets.
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.
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.
Steve Addazio’s club proved it has plenty of fight left in it. Now the Eagles have to finish the job and make a bowl game.
Quarterback-turned-wide receiver Jeff Smith proved his potential as Boston College football’s No. 1 with two long touchdowns against Massachusetts.