College Football
Boston College at Wake Forest
When: 3:30 PM ET, Saturday, October 25, 2014
Where: BB&T Field, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Boston College looks to bounce back from a 17-13 loss to No. 20 Clemson when it travels to Winston-Salem to face Wake Forest on Saturday. The Eagles have lost two out of their last three games and hope to turn their fortunes around by staying undefeated on the road. "We could be sitting here at 6-1, but we're not," coach Steve Addazio told reporters. "We've got to go get our fifth win and find a way to close these games out."

Wake Forest has slumped to three straight defeats following a 30-7 setback to Syracuse. The Demon Deacons have been outscored 93-20 during their losing skid and have dropped seven consecutive ACC games, as they aim to avenge last year's defeat to Boston College. "I've been through this before," coach Dave Clawson told reporters. "There's always a low point and I hope this is the low point, but we play some good football teams ahead of us."

TV: 3:30 p.m ET, RSN, ESPN3. LINE: Boston College -12

ABOUT BOSTON COLLEGE (4-3, 1-2 ACC): The Eagles are ranked ninth nationally in rushing yards per game (287.7), but were held to a season-low 120 in the loss to the Tigers. Tyler Murphy, who leads all quarterbacks in rushing yards, failed to run for a touchdown for the first time this season after recording eight in his first six games. Jon Hilliman was held to 17 yards on 12 carries versus Clemson and saw his touchdown streak snapped at four games.

ABOUT WAKE FOREST (2-5, 0-3): John Wolford was limited to 72 yards passing before leaving the game in the second quarter with a head injury in the loss to the Orange, but is expected to get the starting nod on Saturday. The Demon Deacons have the worst rushing attack in the FBS, averaging a paltry 36.7 yards per game and have scored only one touchdown on the ground. E.J. Scott has been one of the lone bright spots on offense, catching 31 passes for 315 yards and four touchdowns.


1. Boston College has won six of the last nine meetings with Wake Forest.

2. Twelve of the last 19 games between the two schools have been decided by seven points or less.

3. The Demon Deacons have scored first in all seven games this season.

PREDICTION: Boston College 28, Wake Forest 20
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk PF PA Home Away Grass Turf Conf
Boston College 4-3 L1 27.3 19.0 2-3 2-0 1-0 0-0 1-2
Wake Forest 2-5 L3 14.4 24.9 2-1 0-4 0-2 0-0 0-3
Last Meeting
Boston College Wake Forest
Date Away Home Tot Rus Pas Tot Rus Pas
9/6/13 WAKE 10 BC 24 314 191 123 246 55 191
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Passing Player COMP % YDS TD INT
Boston College C. Rettig 50.0 123 2 1
Wake Forest T. Price 60.0 191 1 1
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
Boston College A. Williams 35 204 5.8 1
Wake Forest J. Harris 10 18 1.8 0
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
Boston College A. Amidon 5 93 18.6 1
Wake Forest M. Campanaro 5 86 17.2 1
Touchdowns Player TD
Boston College A. Amidon 1
Wake Forest M. Campanaro 1
Passing Player COMP % YDS TD INT
Boston College T. Murphy 54.0 869 5 6
Wake Forest J. Wolford 59.6 1135 7 12
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
Boston College T. Murphy 99 766 7.7 8
Wake Forest O. Reynolds 59 143 2.4 0
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
Boston College J. Bordner 17 248 14.6 3
Wake Forest E. Scott 31 315 10.2 4
Touchdowns Player TD
Boston College T. Murphy 8
Wake Forest E. Scott 4
Quickchart Matchup
Boston College Off vs  Wake Forest Def
417.7 yards
357 yards
5.7 yards/rush
4.2 yards/rush
6.3 yards/attempt
6 yards/attempt
Wake Forest Off vs  Boston College Def
206.7 yards
305.3 yards
1.2 yards/rush
3.4 yards/rush
5.3 yards/attempt
6.5 yards/attempt