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END OF 1: Boston College Football Leads Central Michigan, 14-2

Things didn’t start so well, but special teams helped the Eagles get on track.

Notre Dame v Boston College Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

It was a wacky first quarter at Alumni Stadium, but the Eagles overcame some early mistakes to take a 14-2 advantage into our first break.

Following a fantastic Central Michigan punt that was downed at the BC 1-yard line, the Chippewas tackled Jon Hilliman in the end zone for a CMU safety, snagging a 2-0 lead early.

But a pair of Michael Walker punt returns would set the Eagles up for touchdowns on their next two possessions. First, the sea parted for Walker, who ran 61 yards down to the CMU 6 yard line, where Jilliman would run it in on the next play. Then, Walker took a deep kick back 34 yards to near midfield.

After CMU bailed the Eagles out with a roughing the passer call on 4th down, BC's offensive line took over, paving the way for an easy 15-yard touchdown run by true freshman A.J. Dillon.

After a slow start, the Eagles are in control against the overmatched Chippewas, but will they hold on in a "must-win" at home?