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Boston College 26 UMass 7: By The Numbers

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A look at the numbers from yesterday’s victory

NCAA Football: Boston College vs Massachusetts Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Boston College earned their first victory of the year yesterday against the UMass Minutemen at Gillette Stadium. But what about the statistics? What did they say about the win. Let’s take a look.

3.7: Yards per carry on the day for Boston College.

0: Sacks allowed by the offensive line. BC has allowed one all season.

20%: Percentage of third down attempts that were successful for BC (3 of 15)

98: Receiving yards for wide receiver Jeff Smith, along with two touchdowns.

191: Passing yards for Patrick Towles

344: Total yards for the Eagles against UMass yesterday

511: Total yards for the Eagles against UMass in 2014

8.0: Sacks by the defense. The most by the BC defense in the recent past (BC media confirms this is tied for a school record)

-23: Net rushing yards for the UMass Minutemen. Maryland was the last team to have negative yardage against Boston College in 2008.

96: Total amount of rushing yards BC has allowed this season.

100%- field goal percentage for Mike Knoll

105: BC’s passing rank after Week 2

106: BC’s rank at total offensive yards after Week 2.

3: BC’s defensive rank after Week 2.