Boston College vs. Louisville: Live updates, score, results, highlights, for Saturday’s NCAAF game

Game Recap

The best player on the turf between the Louisville Cardinals and the Boston College Eagles on Saturday ended up on the losing team. Although he couldn’t prevent a 34-27 defeat to BC, QB Macale Cunningham passed for two TDs and 294 yards on 31 attempts in addition to picking up 133 yards on the ground.

In addition to Cunningham, U of L got help from WR Dez Fitzpatrick, who caught eight passes for one TD and 182 yards. Near the top of the highlight reel was Cunningham’s 69-yard TD bomb to Fitzpatrick in the fourth quarter.

The Eagles’ success was spearheaded by the efforts of QB Dennis Grosel, who passed for two TDs and 44 yards on seven attempts in addition to picking up 49 yards on the ground, and RB David Bailey, who punched in two rushing touchdowns.

The Cardinals’ loss pushed them down to 3-7. The win bumped BC’s record up to 6-4.

U of L can take some time to mend their wounds since their next contest isn’t for a while. They will face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Cardinal Stadium at noon ET in three weeks. If the game is anything like U of L’s 62-59 victory from their previous meeting in October of last year, the scorekeeper will be kept real busy. As for the Eagles, they will go up against the Virginia Cavaliers at noon ET next Saturday at David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium. Like BC, Virginia is also coming into the matchup bolstered by a recent win.

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