2017 Boston College Eagles season

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2017 Boston College Eagles
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Cotton Bowl, Win (31-10)
Rose Bowl, Loss (24-27)
Conference ACC Atlantic
2017 record 13-2 (7-1 ACC)
Head coach Jumanji (3rd year)
Home stadium Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
« 20162018 »


2017 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#3 Boston College x   7 1         13 2  
Wake Forest   6 1         7 6  
Clemson   4 3         7 6  
Florida State   3 4         5 7  
Louisville   3 4         7 6  
Syracuse   1 6         2 10  
NC State   0 7         0 12  
Coastal
#10 Virginia Tech x   6 2         12 2  
North Carolina   6 1         8 5  
Pittsburgh   5 2         7 6  
Georgia Tech   4 3         6 7  
Miami (FL)   3 4         6 7  
Virginia   2 5         5 7  
Duke   0 7         1 11  
ACC Championship Game: [Boston College 21, Virginia Tech 7]
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from Coaches Poll


Schedule

Week Opponent Rank Location Result Record Conference Record
1 Bye
2 Rutgers 6 Chestnut Hill, MA 49-31 1-0 0-0
3 Illinois 4 Chestnut Hill, MA 35-13 2-0 0-0
4 at Colorado 4 Boulder, CO 31-21 3-0 0-0
5 at Wisconsin 4 Madison, WI 35-31 4-0 0-0
6 at Louisville 2 Louisville, KY 31-7 5-0 1-0
7 Bye
8 Army (N) 2 East Rutherford, NJ 23-7 6-0 1-0
9 at Wake Forest 1 Winston-Salem, NC 37-34 (OT) 7-0 2-0
10 Clemson 1 Chestnut Hill, MA 30-0 8-0 3-0
11 Bye
12 at NC State 1 Raleigh, NC 42-14 9-0 4-0
13 at #19 Virginia Tech 1 Blacksburg, VA 35-42 9-1 4-1
14 Florida State 6 Chestnut Hill, MA 38-7 10-1 5-1
15 Syracuse 4 Chestnut Hill, MA 31-13 11-1 6-1
CCG #9 Virginia Tech 3 Charlotte, NC 21-7 12-1 7-1
Cotton Bowl #5 Florida 3 Dallas, TX 31-10 13-1 7-1
Rose Bowl #1 Texas 3 Pasadena, CA 24-27 13-2 7-1

Recruiting

Boston College finished with the 28th-best recruiting class in the country and 2nd in the ACC, behind only Virginia Tech.


Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Zahir Watts
RB
Batavia, NY Genesee Community College 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 171 lb (78 kg) JUCO 
Skill:4 stars   Potential:4.5 stars
Darius Butler
ILB
Providence, RI Mt. Pleasant High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 232 lb (105 kg) Round 3 
Skill:2 stars   Potential:4.5 stars
Steven Vereen
ILB
Boston, MA McKinley Tech High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 226 lb (103 kg) Round 3 
Skill:1 star   Potential:4.5 stars
Kyle Curtis
C
Lakeville, CT Hotchkiss High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 279 lb (127 kg) Round 4 
Skill:1 star   Potential:4.5 stars
Jorge Tovar
RB
Ledyard, CT Ledyard High School 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 196 lb (89 kg) Round 3 
Skill:1 star   Potential:4 stars
Louis Gibbons
OG
Sharon, MA Sharon High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 287 lb (130 kg) Round 3 
Skill:1 star   Potential:4 stars
Conor Moreland
K
Newfield, NY Newfield Central High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 159 lb (72 kg) Round 1 
Skill:2.5 stars   Potential:3.5 stars
Javier McKinnon
C
Medford, MA Medford High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 276 lb (125 kg) Round 1 
Skill:2.5 stars   Potential:3.5 stars
Jason Reis
OG
Somersworth, NH Somersworth High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 310 lb (140 kg) Round 1 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3.5 stars
Carter Schell
ILB
Bronx, NY Cardinal Spellman High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 233 lb (106 kg) Round 4 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3.5 stars
Bryan Irizarry
OT
Stonington, CT Stonington High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 300 lb (140 kg) Round 4 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3.5 stars
Jack Purdy
FS
Leominster, MA Leominster High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3.5 stars
Ned Harlow
C
Ledyard, CT Ledyard High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 267 lb (121 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3.5 stars
Kevin Dennis
SS
Providence, RI Mt. Pleasant High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 204 lb (93 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:2 stars   Potential:3 stars
Louis Dougherty
WR
Framingham, MA Keefe Technical High School 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3 stars
Jeremiah Littlejohn
C
Horseheads, NY Horseheads High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 270 lb (120 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3 stars
Jamel Hapton
OLB
Pawtucket, RI Tolman High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3 stars
Colin Rees
P
Elmira, NY Southside High School 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) 157 lb (71 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3 stars
Oscar Rubin
P
Somersworth, NH Somersworth High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:3 stars
Ryan Moffett
K
Pawtucket, RI Tolman High School 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 201 lb (91 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:2.5 stars   Potential:2.5 stars
Walter Langford
K
Manchester, NH Manchester Central High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 171 lb (78 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1.5 stars   Potential:2.5 stars
Andre Dunn
OT
Bronx, NY Cardinal Spellman High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 284 lb (129 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1.5 stars   Potential:2.5 stars
Bill Schofield
QB
Bronx, NY Cardinal Spellman High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 217 lb (98 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2.5 stars
Elliot Overstreet
FB
Newfield, NY Newfield Central High School 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 229 lb (104 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2.5 stars
Abraham Looney
TE
Richmond, NY Susan Wagner High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2.5 stars
Leon McCurdy
OG
Wood River Jct., RI Chariho High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 268 lb (122 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2.5 stars
Tristan Chisholm
DT
Utica, NY T.R. Proctor High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 315 lb (143 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2.5 stars
Jaylen Witherspoon
OLB
Cheshire, MA Hoosac Valley High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 238 lb (108 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2.5 stars
Eli White
SS
Utica, NY T.R. Proctor High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 198 lb (90 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2 stars
Nicholas Draper
C
Bronx, NY Cardinal Spellman High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 295 lb (134 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:2 stars
Isaiah Rivers
SS
Perry, NY Perry Central High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 219 lb (99 kg) Walk-on 
Skill:1 star   Potential:1.5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings:

Sources:

Stats

Passing

Position Name Games Completions Attempts Comp% Yards TD INT QB Rating YPA YPG TD% INT%
QB Alex Leshoure 15 284 415 68.43% 4,161 35 7 177.11 10.03 277.40 8.43% 1.69%
QB Randy Roberts 2 4 9 44.44% 44 1 0 122.18 4.89 22.00 11.11% 0.00%

Rushing

Position Name Games Carries Yards TD Fumbles 100yd Games YPC YPG
RB Jake Bell 3 27 111 1 0 0 4.11 37.00
RB Ben Curry 14 284 1,282 22 0 4 4.51 91.57

Receiving

Position Name Games Catches Yards TD YPC YPG
WR Tom Branch 15 75 1,177 12 15.69 78.47
WR Gerald Morrison 5 19 283 5 14.89 56.60
WR Victor Ramos 3 11 122 3 11.09 40.67
TE Norman Willard 9 40 551 9 13.78 61.22
WR William Moore 10 40 551 2 13.78 55.10
RB Jake Bell 1 1 5 1 5.00 5.00
RB Ben Curry 4 9 133 3 14.78 33.25

Defense

Position Name Games Tackles Interceptions Sacks FF FR Blocks TD Safeties
CB Robert Mann 8 35 5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0
FS Marcus Urlacher 3 15 3 0.0 0 0 0 1 0
SS Andrew Wade 2 9 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
OLB Benjamin Robinson 10 64 2 2.5 0 0 0 1 0
DE Jamal Norwood 5 17 0 4.5 1 0 0 0 0
ILB Richard Suarez 5 37 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
DE Joey Green 5 21 0 6.5 0 0 0 0 0
OLB Justin Carr 3 17 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
CB Andrew Boyd 3 9 3 0.0 0 0 0 2 0

Kicking

Position Name Games Attempts Missed FG% +0 +20 +30 +40 +50 Punt Avg
P Isaiah Anderson 15 19 6 68.42 0 1 7 5 0 45.8