A.J. Dillon can put up Heisman-like numbers, and BC’s defense can rank among the best in the ACC, but, at the end of the day, the team’s season rests in the hands of redshirt sophomore Anthony Brown.
Anthony Brown suffered a season-ending ACL tear late last season, but he didn’t bat an eye—instead, he turned to rehab and worked his way back to the top of the Eagles’ depth chart for his second season behind center.
Head coach Steve Addazio said that his team’s defensive meltdown against Notre Dame was a result of missed assignments and tackles. The unit will give it another go against Kelly Bryant and No. 2 Clemson on Saturday.
Recently, Boston College has lived in the cellar of the ACC, as losing has become more of a norm. Blowouts, close losses, you name it. BC has seen it all.
Guard Ian Silberman, center Andy Gallik, and defensive end Brian Mihalik were all drafted by teams on the third day of the NFL Draft. Quarterback Tyler Murphy, linebacker Josh Keyes, guard Bobby Vardaro, and defensive back Manuel Asprilla will also earn training camp tryouts as undrafted free agents.
Many plays could have clinched a win for the Eagles in New York. Only one, however, will be remembered.
Will Tyler Murphy and Co. run rampant over Penn State, or will Josh Keyes and the defense stifle the Nittany Lions?