D.J. Matthews scored a 60-yard touchdown with 1:48 to go and Florida State fought off a late push from BC to hand the Eagles a disappointing 38-31 defeat.
In an emphatic win against Syracuse, BC football’s offensive line paved the way for a dominant performance both running and throwing the ball. The Eagles finished the game with a program-record 691 total yards.
AJ Dillon had 242 yards and three scores, David Bailey had 172 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and the Eagles used a 34-point second quarter to roll over the Orange on Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles surrendered 664 yards of offense, had a backup quarterback take over in the second quarter, and came up just short of beating a Louisville side that was on a nine-game ACC losing streak.
Anthony Brown had an excellent day, completing 21-of-29 passes for 268 yards, but the Eagles defense allowed Wake Forest to convert 17-of-24 third-downs and couldn’t get a critical stop when it mattered in the fourth quarter.
Steve Addazio and Dave Clawson have had no shortage of wild back-and-forth games over the last five years. Here’s a look at each of them, from the 3-0 debacle to last year’s shootout win in Winston-Salem.
Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly from BC’s disappointing 48-24 loss to Kansas, a team that had gone winless in its last 48 road games against Power Five opponents.
The last time Boston College football started the season with a game against an ACC opponent, the Eagles didn’t have a happy ending. BC lost a heartbreaker to Georgia Tech, 17-14, in Dublin, Ireland to start the 2016 season. This year, however, with its season opener against Virginia Tech, the story was different. The Eagles…
Behind an impressive offensive first half and a defense that forced four turnovers, BC came away with its biggest season-opening win in quite some time as it knocked off visiting Virginia Tech, 35-28.