Two botched field goals. A touchdown that wasn’t. And a stream of questionable play calls. Once again, a young BC team let a victory that was there for the taking slip through its fingers, this time on the road against the Blue Devils.
A revamped front seven for the Blue Devils looks to stuff the run and take care of the Eagles in Durham.
Despite a multitude of injuries, Boston College head coach Steve Addazio’s team has enough offense to hang with the Blue Devils.
After an injury to Jon Hilliman, BC’s offense is crippled. But with the best defense in the country, the offense has to do just enough to win four games.
Take a quick look in the BC Bookstore or online, and you’ll find Nos. 22, 40, and 44 everywhere. Sound familiar? That isn’t a coincidence by BC Athletics.
Despite a win, Boston College nearly gift-wrapped the game to Northern Illinois with poor clock management and a predictable play-calling strategy.
A patchwork offense, led by Jonathan Hilliman’s resurgence and a two-QB system, lifted the Eagles over Northern Illinois.
Coming off a near upset of Ohio State, Northern Illinois poses a threat to BC with it’s strong secondary and dynamic offensive schemes.
Quarterback issues aside, BC football needs to revive its power run game, which struggled last week.
With quarterback Darius Wade out for the season with a broken ankle, Troy Flutie—not Jeff Smith, should start at quarterback for Steve Addazio’s team.