Anthony Brown completed close to 80 percent of his passes and tossed three touchdowns in what was the Eagles’ largest margin of victory against an ACC opponent in the Steve Addazio era.
Carry after carry, A.J. Dillon punished the Cardinals’ defense on Saturday. He became the first Eagle to eclipse the 200-yard mark since Andre Williams, and in doing so, took a whole lot of pressure off the passing game.
Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson is averaging 3.5 total touchdowns per game this season—more than the Eagles have scored in ACC play all season.
Like the first five weeks of the season, BC’s offense struggled to finish drives against the Hokies. But for the first time all year, it couldn’t lean on its special teams and secondary to keep the game competitive.
The Eagles’ 12th-ranked secondary got torched for 322 yards by freshman Josh Jackson and Virginia Tech on Saturday night.
A.J. Dillon made his presence known on the ground, but the Eagles once again collapsed late in a game, this time handing the victory to No. 2 Clemson.
With a wild, out of character first half, Boston College used an offensive explosion to take home a victory in the Quick Lane Bowl against Maryland.
Louisville QB Lamar Jackson made Kodak Black and the rest of his fans proud against BC, accounting for seven touchdowns in a 52-7 victory.