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2007 Boston College Eagles Football Preview

2007 Boston College Eagles season preview from Maddux Sports. Below you can find our official Boston College Eagles football preview as well as the 2007 Boston College Eagles Football Schedule. Dont miss Maddux's college football predictions against the college football point spread from the 2-time UHC contest winner.

Coach: Jeff Jagodzinski (1st year at Boston College)
Team Name: Eagles
2006 Overall Record: 10-3
Returning Starters: 16

The Boston College Eagles (10- 3 overall, 5- 3 ACC) tied for second in the ACC Atlantic and beat Navy 25- 24 in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. The Eagles have been on a bowl win streak since 1999 and are looking to move up the bowl feeding chain.

The Boston College passing game was healthy as QB Matt Ryan (58.3% COMP, 2,942 YDs, 15 TDs, 10 INTs) proved to be a capable leader. Last year's performance by Ryan was courageous as he played the final seven games with a broken left foot. He's smart, understands the team's playbook and handles pressure well. Senior WR Kevin Challenger (47 REC, 543 YDs, 11.6 AVG, 5 TDs) is a top performer and junior WR Brandon Robinson (36 REC, 490 YDs, 13.6 AVG, 1 TD) looks to have a breakout year. The rushing game will feature two seniors—L.V. Whitworth (174 CAR, 791 YDs, 4.5 AVG, 4 TDs) and Andre Callender (146 CAR, 633 YDs, 4.3 AVG, 3 TDs). The offensive line has been depleted and needs some new guys to step-up.

BC was ranked 14th nationally on "D", holding opponents to 15.7 PPG. The LB unit is big, speedy and dominant. Senior Jolonn Dunbar (92 tackles, 50 solo) returns as the club's leading tackler. Senior WLB Brian Toal, who's recovering from shoulder surgery, is a big play guy. The frontline is exceptional against the run and returns all four starters. In the secondary look for senior corner DeJaun Tribble (7 INTs) to be a standout performer. There were problems with this unit last season. The Eagles need someone to take command of the strong safety position.

With swing games against Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Florida State and Miami, BC has their work cut out for them. Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech will both be tough to beat. The good news for the team is they have one of the most capable QBs in the conference. That will go a long way to keeping this team on target. Depending on how the ball bounces they could take the ACC or finish as low as 6th. With that late 6 game murders row schedule we will call for a 5th place finish.

Boston College Eagles Football Schedule

Date
Opponent
Home/Away
Sep 1 Wake Forest Home
Sep 8 NC State Home
Sep 15 Georgia Tech Away
Sep 22 Army Home
Sep 29 UMASS Home
Oct 6 Bowling Green Home
Oct 13 Notre Dame Away
Oct 25 Virginia Tech Away
Nov 3 Florida St Home
Nov 10 Maryland Away
Nov 17 Clemson Away
Nov 24 Miami Home

 

For more info on the 2007 Boston College Eagles football program, view the Eagles sports website or scroll down below to read up on the rest of the ACC foes.

 

2007 ACC Football Team Previews

All of the Atlantic Coast Conference teams from both the Coastal & Atlantic divisions are listed to the right. Each link gives our individual team preview for all of the ACC colleges. For non ACC teams visit our 2007 college football preview page.

At any time you may return to the Atlantic Coast Conference Preview page for a quick thumbnail on the conference as a whole including how we forecast the division races playing out. Are the Miami Hurricanes back? Will Va Tech's defense be too much? Finally who will win the jumbled Atlantic division.

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