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.
Anthony Brown left the game in the first quarter with an internal body injury, and the Eagles never really found an on offensive rhythm, recording just 113 total yards against Clemson hours after hosting College GameDay.
Despite missing opportunities in the first half, BC used a breakout game from Travis Levy and a strong second-half defensive effort to score 21 unanswered points and down the Hokies on the road.