Chesnut Hill, Ma.- Just days after being ranked at 7 in the College Playoff Poll the Louisville football team put a beating on Boston College 52-7. U of L improves to 8-1 and 6-1 in conference play. Boston College drops to 4-5 on the season and 1-5 in the ACC.
Lamar Jackson had another impressive game, but the defense may have played a big role in this game. The defense recorded three turnovers and registered 3 sacks. The Boston College offense finished with 207 total yards- 57 rushing and 150 passing. The Eagles' quarterback finished with a 56% completion percentage.
For Jackson, his Heisman candidacy improved with his third 7-touchdown performance of the season. He had four passing touchdowns and three rushing touchdowns on the day. Jackson's 189 rushing yards knocks him over 1100 on the year, The 231 passing yards puts Jackson over 2500 on the year.
James Quick, who finished with zero receptions last week, had three receptions for 78 yards and two touchdowns. Jaylen Smith lead all receivers with six receptions for 123 yards and one touchdown. Tight end Cole Hikutini had a quieter game with two receptions for 18 yards, but added a touchdown. 10 different players for Louisville recorded a reception.
U of L returns home for a nighttime game against Wake Forest on Saturday, November 12, before hitting the road to Houston and closing the regular season at home against rival Kentucky.