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Eagles Fall 24-17 Against Northwestern - Game Recap

The Wildcats were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Eagles by a score of 24-17 at Alumni Stadium.

Northwestern won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 45.5.

Kain Colter completed 17 of 24 pass attempts for 197 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Eagles defense.

Andre Williams rushed for 114 yards for Boston College, while Tahj Kimble added 9 yards. Chase Rettig threw for 375 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Ifeanyi Momah and Colin Larmond had 157 and 84 yards respectively.

Northwestern was outgained by Boston College 479-424 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Wildcats.

The time of possession battle favored Boston College as their offense was on the field for 31:02, longer than the 28:58 of their opponents.

Northwestern heads into a Week 2 battle against Eastern Illinois. Boston College, meanwhile, will have their next action against Central Florida.