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…
Under Steve Addazio, BC has consistently plateaued at the seven-win mark. Now, with a healthy Heisman candidate at running back and a potentially potent offense, the Eagles are looking to finally take that next step—even with a lot of turnover on the defense.
There’s a new kicker from Temple, familiar faces in the backfield, and several intriguing pieces in the receiving game—including a dynamic freshman and pair of running backs that trained at a new position.
Davon Jones was the Eagles’ second-leading rusher in 2016 before switching to the linebacker position the following season.
BC football had its annual spring game Saturday. The contest featured a modified scoring system, a standout performance from the offensive line, and a showcase of the Eagles’ running back depth.
Although the final three games of the regular season ended in disappointing defeats, BC still enters the bowl season having been ranked for the first time since 2008 while additionally hosting College GameDay.
The Eagles had a chance to clinch their first eight-win season since 2009, but Steve Addazio elected to punt the game away to Florida State, which kept its 36-year bowl streak alive with a 74-yard game-winning touchdown.