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October 26, 2018

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solarcane

Miami 17-14

Posted by: Terrance Sullivan | October 26, 2018 at 06:02 PM

I had us 20 17 W Sully

solarcane

You know when Kentucky us ranked over 10 spots above you, something needs to happen real soon.

solarcane

VA If it comes down to anything special teams we are screwed

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NGSC Sports
ACC Boston College Game Notes: The Red Bandana Game vs. Miami
ByBC CommunicationsPosted on October 24, 2018
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Boston College (5-2, 2-1 ACC) looks to remain undefeated at Alumni Stadium as the Eagles host No. 25 Miami (5-2, 2-1 ACC) Friday night.

The game will be broadcast nationally by ESPN. Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe have the call.
Coverage on the Boston College IMG Sports Network begins at 6:30 p.m. with Jon Meterparel, Pete Cronan and Scott Mutryn. Fans can listen to the game locally on WEEI 850 AM, nationally on TuneIn and on Sirius channel 81, XM channel 81 and Sirius/XM internet channel 81.
The Eagles return to action after a bye week. BC rolled past Louisville 38-20 on Oct. 13 before the off week.
The 25th-ranked Hurricanes head north to Chestnut Hill after a bye week as well. In its last game,Miamidropped its first ACC contest of the year in Charlottesville to Virginia, 16-13.
Boston College and Miami will meet for the 30th time in series history Friday.
BC is 5-24 all-time against the Hurricanes. It is the first meeting between the two schools since Miami’s 41-32 victory at Alumni Stadium to open the 2012 season.
BC is 3-9 all-time against Miami in Chestnut Hill. The last time BC defeated the Hurricanes at home was a 28-14 victory in 2007.
Former BC great and Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie will be at the game along with several of his teammates from the 1983 team. The 1983 and 1993 teams will be honored during the game.
The series most memorable meeting was the 1984 game at the Orange Bowl. On Nov. 22, Flute and the Eagles went into the storybooks as No. 22 threw a 48-yard “Hail Mary” touchdown pass to wide receiver Gerard Phelan on the game’s final play to give BC a memorable 47-45 victory.
Boston College will recognize the family of Welles Crowther, a former BC lacrosse player, during the game against Miami, in BC’s annual Red Bandana Game.
Crowther is known as the “Man in the Red Bandana” after he saved over a dozen lives in the South Tower of the World Trade Center during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He wore a red bandana, which he carried with him and wore during his playing days at the Heights, to protect himself from the smoke and dust.
BC is distributing red bandanas for fans to wear at Alumni Stadium prior to the game.
The Eagles will wear special Under Armour uniforms for Friday’s game featuring red bandana accents on their helmets, gloves, socks and cleats.
Closer Look at AJ Dillon in the Starting Lineup

In 14 games since AJ Dillon was named the starter at running back on Oct. 14, 2017 at Louisville, Boston College is 10-4 overall and has averaged:
36.6 points per game

250.3 rushing yards per game

194.3 passing yards per game

444.6 total offense yards per game

1,908 rushing yards by Dillon

159.0 rushing yards per game by Dillon

18 rushing touchdowns by Dillon

10 100-yard rushing games by Dillon

Dillon has missed BC’s last two games due to an ankle injury.
BC is 28th nationally with 444.6 yards of total offense per game since Dillon became the starter.
BC is 19th nationally with 36.6 points per game during the time span with Dillon as the starter.
Since Oct. 14, 2017, Dillon leads all players nationally with 159.0 rushing yards per game and is second with 1,908 rushing yards.
Rushing Leaders (Oct. 14, 2017 – Oct. 20, 2018)

Player, School Yards Avg. TD YPG

AJ Dillon, BC 1,908 6.0 18 159.0
Jonathan Taylor, Wisc. 2,319 6.2 12 144.9
Devin Singletary, FAU 1,900 5.6 35 126.7
Going on the Offensive

Boston College is averaging 39.6 points per game, the most points scored per game currently in school history.
BC All-Time Points Per Game Leaders

Year Points Per Game

2018 39.6
1984 36.7
1993 34.3
1974 34.1
1974 33.2

VA Cane


I was looking at our roster; 6 place kickers listed!!
2 punters listed....both are bad real bad!
I have never seen us so bad in the kicking game....and the kick coverage game ever!
Thomas is very good and even DJ has done well when he was in there....but our kick and punt coverage, kicking FG XP are ....a mystery....poor and there is no excuse!
Lets hope for better!

VA Cane

Just lucky Solar, was adding couple on the last blog.
Hope we have a little lady luck tonight!! Never hurts!!

Terrance Sullivan

Miami 17-14

Solarcane

Wha

VA Cane

First!!

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