Whether it was chasing Massachusetts’ quarterbacks out of the pocket or dialing up long completions for Anthony Brown, BC executed a nearly perfect game plan—the few struggles were largely on special teams—and rolled over the Minutemen.
After missing the last three games of the 2017 season with an ACL tear, Anthony Brown returned looking better than ever. Four touchdowns and 279 yards through the air propelled the Eagles to a season-opening blowout victory.
Quarterback-turned-wide receiver Jeff Smith proved his potential as Boston College football’s No. 1 with two long touchdowns against Massachusetts.