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.
The Eagles’ quarterback depth took a hit Wednesday, as it was reported that Matt McDonald has transferred to Bowling Green. There, the redshirt sophomore will reunite with former BC offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler.
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.
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.
Backup quarterback Matt McDonald picked up right where he left off this spring in BC’s first scrimmage of training camp, but, as a whole, the team’s performance was tainted by 10 penalties.
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.
Redshirt freshman Matt McDonald threw three touchdowns, outplaying his counterpart, E.J. Perry, and Elijah Robinson hauled in a pair of highlight-reel catches, effectively stealing the show in the annual exhibition game.
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.