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BC hopes its first win leads to traction in the running game vs. Florida State

Ball control will be vital against the explosive Seminoles, and the Eagles made progress in the ground game vs. Maine.

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UMass says it’s just a coincidence Pride Day will be held when Liberty University is the opponent

Liberty is the Jerry Falwell-founded Christian school that prohibits and imposes stiff punishments for statements and behaviors associated with LGBTQ+ lifestyles.

bc 38, maine 17

It wasn’t a thing of beauty, but Boston College football breaks through to beat Maine

The Eagles (1-2), who haven’t dropped a game to the Black Bears (0-3) since 1915, avoided what would have been a calamitous loss.

holy cross 38, yale 14

Holy Cross football offense gets on a roll in rout of Yale

The score was tied, 7-7, in the second quarter before the Crusaders, ranked No. 12 in the FCS, scored touchdowns on four of their next six possessions.

umass 20, stony brook 3

UMass football gets a lift from defense, beats Stony Brook for first win of season

Jordan Mahoney returned an interception 94 yards for a touchdown and Josh Wallace picked off another pass to set up a field goal.

ucla 32, south alabama 31

Last-second field goal helps UCLA escape upset bid by South Alabama

South Alabama looked to be in control of becoming the fourth Sun Belt Conference team in two weeks to beat a Power Five team, but was done in when a trick play went awry.

Harvard 28, Merrimack 21

Harvard football holds off Merrimack in overtime

Aidan Borguet scored three touchdowns after halftime, including in overtime, to spark the victory.

BC FOOTBALL

Five things Boston College must do to turn things around after an 0-2 start

The Eagles didn't expect to be winless entering this week's matchup with Maine, but the roster is filled with enough talent to overcome.