Latest AJ Dillon News

Dillon runs for 150 yards, 2 scores as BC runs over Rutgers

Sep. 21, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Coach Steve Addazio needed a response from Boston College after being embarrassed last week and his offense line, and running back AJ Dillon gave it to him in one of those early must-win games. Dillon ran for 150 yards and two touchdowns and Boston College bounced back from a...

Rutgers, Boston College face off in 1st game since '04

Sep. 20, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Boston College and Rutgers will try to get back on track when they meet for the first time in 15 years. Both are coming off bad losses heading into Saturday's game at SHI Stadium. Rutgers (1-1, 0-1 Big Ten) was overwhelmed 30-0 two weeks ago against now-No. 18 Iowa. The Scarlet...

UNC hosts App State to headline ACC's Week 4

Sep. 19, 2019 4:01 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4: GAME OF THE WEEK Appalachian State at North Carolina. This rarely played but intriguing instate matchup headlines a largely lopsided schedule that has four ACC teams favored by at least 19 points. Mack Brown has strong ties to both programs...

Jayhawks halt long road skid against Power 5 schools

Sep. 14, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kansas coach Les Miles' return to college football brought him some quick joy. It also brought the Jayhawks something they haven't had in a long time — a road win at a Power Five school. Carter Stanley threw for three touchdowns, Khalil Herbert rushed for 187 yards on just 11 carries...

BC's Addazio, Jayhawks' Miles fondly recall SEC showdowns

Sep. 12, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

The first memories that popped into Steve Addazio's mind when he asked about Les Miles was from their days together in the SEC, when he was an assistant at Florida and Miles the head man at LSU. "He always had the fake on the field goal," said Addazio, now Boston College's head coach. "One year the ball got...

Brown, Dillon carry BC to easy 45-13 win over Richmond

Sep. 7, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Addazio's plan was to get off to a fast start and take some key players out of the game quickly with a short week coming up. Mission accomplished. Anthony Brown threw for three touchdowns in the first half, AJ Dillon caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores...

BC QB Anthony Brown emerging as a leader for Eagles

Sep. 6, 2019 1:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In two years of watching his starting quarterback grow, Boston College coach Steve Addazio could sense that it was coming. Anthony Brown: Leader. The BC junior had won some big games, and lost some others the Eagles should have won. He had helped the team with his arm and with his legs. He...

Brown's 2 TD passes and 1 run leads BC past Va. Tech 35-28

Aug. 31, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — No cupcakes, no local rivals to open this season. Boston College jumped right into it with a victory over an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent. Anthony Brown threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead the Eagles to a 35-28 victory over Virginia Tech Saturday in the schools'...

Virginia-Pittsburgh opener highlights Week 1 in ACC

Aug. 29, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

Things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 1: GAME OF THE WEEK Virginia at Pittsburgh. So much for tiptoeing into the season: The Coastal Division favorite Cavaliers open against a Pitt team that won it last year before being blown out in the title game by eventual national champ Clemson. The...

Boston College, Addazio try to graduate from the 7-win club

Aug. 13, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Seven wins hasn't been enough to get Boston College coach Steve Addazio any job security. At least he's used to it. The Eagles won seven games last season for the third straight season, and the fifth time in Addazio's six years in Chestnut Hill. After some discussion about whether he would...