Latest Boston College Eagles football News

BC quarterback Anthony Brown out for season with leg injury

Oct. 14, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College junior quarterback Anthony Brown will miss the rest of the season with a leg injury. Coach Steve Addazio made the announcement Monday during his weekly news conference. Addazio said Brown will have surgery within the next few days. The injury is not expected to be...

Louisville edges Boston College 41-39 to break ACC slide

Oct. 5, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville players and coaches happily circled the Cardinal logo at midfield following a close victory over Boston College that was simultaneously entertaining and tense. Not to mention long sought for when it came to Atlantic Coast Conference play. A conference win was the reward...

Boston College, Louisville look to shut down rushing attacks

Oct. 4, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boston College running back A.J. Dillon is looking to punish Louisville again. In his first start, Dillon rushed for career-bests with 272 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles' last visit to Louisville nearly two years ago. He would like nothing more than a repeat performance. The...

Newman and Wake's 3rd down plays beat BC 27-24

Sep. 28, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson figured the best defense for Boston College's big running backs was to simply stay on the field on offense. Boy, did they do that impressively. Jamie Newman threw for two touchdowns and Wake Forest relied on its extremely efficient third-down conversions...

BC's running back tandem the next test for 4-0 Wake Forest

Sep. 27, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson saw Anthony Brown at his worst, when the Boston College quarterback struggled against the Demon Deacons as a rookie. The next year was a different story. After getting picked off three times two years ago in his first Atlantic Coast Conference game, Brown went...

No. 20 Michigan hopes to bounce back with win over Rutgers

Sep. 27, 2019 3:18 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh faces one of his biggest challenges in five seasons at Michigan. The 20th-ranked Wolverines fell behind by five touchdowns last week at Wisconsin before scoring the last two touchdowns, scores that did little to take away the sting of the humiliating defeat. "That was a...

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...

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...