Boston College 20, Maryland 17

Date - Saturday, October 27, 2012 1:00 PM
Location - Alumni Stadium
Attendance - 33267

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Maryland 0 0 10 7 17
Boston College 7 3 3 7 20

Recap


Boston College 20, Maryland 17:
Chase Rettig threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns, including a go-ahead 14-yard score to Johnathan Coleman with 52 seconds left, to lift the Eagles past the visiting Terrapins.

Alex Amidon caught nine passes for 137 yards for Boston College (2-6, 1-4 ACC), which survived a furious comeback attempt by the Terrapins.

Freshman Caleb Rowe threw for a pair of touchdowns and three interceptions for Maryland (4-4, 2-2), which scored 17 unanswered second-half points to take a 17-13 lead with 8:47 left in regulation before Rettig connected with Coleman.

Rettig hit David Dudeck for a 20-yard score 1:45 into the game and Nate Freese added a pair of field goals as the Eagles took a 13-0 lead 2:49 into the third quarter.

Rowe found Nigel King for a 1-yard score 5:45 later and then connected with fellow freshman Stefon Diggs for a 66-yard touchdown to put the Terrapins ahead 17-13. But Rettig led Boston College on a 13-play, 85-yard drive to spoil the comeback, capping it off with the TD toss to Coleman.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Maryland held Boston College to just eight rushing yards. ... Diggs finished with career-highs of 11 catches and 152 yards. ... Spiffy Evans recorded 109 punt return yards and 63 kick return yards for the Eagles.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 13:16
Boston College   TD  Boston College 7 - Maryland 0
2nd Quarter - 4:45
Boston College   FG  Boston College 10 - Maryland 0
3rd Quarter - 12:11
Boston College   FG  Boston College 13 - Maryland 0
3rd Quarter - 6:32
Maryland   TD  Boston College 13 - Maryland 7
3rd Quarter - 0:08
Maryland   FG  Boston College 13 - Maryland 10
4th Quarter - 8:47
Maryland   TD  Boston College 13 - Maryland 17
4th Quarter - 0:52
Boston College   TD  Boston College 20 - Maryland 17
TEAMS

Team Records

  Maryland Boston College
W/L 4 - 4 - 0 2 - 6 - 0
Conference 2 - 2 - 0 1 - 4 - 0

Team Stats

  Maryland Boston College
Score 17 20
First Downs 15 17
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-18
28%
3-for-13
23%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 337 297
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 32-97 25-10
Average/Rush 3.0 0.4
Passing
Comp-Att 23-42 21-39
Passing Yards 240 287
Average/Pass Play 5.6 6.7
Penalties-Yards 3-32 3-35
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-2
Interceptions Thrown 3 0
Time of Possession 33:27 26:33

PLAYER STATS

Maryland (4 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Rowe 23/42 240 2 3
Boston College (2 - 6)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Rettig 21/39 287 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
W. Brown 23 73 3.2 0
C. Rowe 9 24 2.7 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Williams 16 60 3.8 0
D. Dudeck 2 -7 -3.5 0
C. Rettig 7 -43 -6.1 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
S. Diggs 11 152 13.8 1
K. Dorsey 3 41 13.7 0
M. Furstenburg 2 21 10.5 0
N. King 3 15 5.0 1
D. Campbell 1 13 13.0 0
L. Jacobs 1 4 4.0 0
W. Brown 2 -6 -3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Amidon 9 137 15.2 0
J. Coleman 4 58 14.5 1
C. Pantale 4 54 13.5 0
D. Dudeck 1 20 20.0 1
D. Elliott 1 7 7.0 0
S. Evans 1 6 6.0 0
B. Swigert 1 5 5.0 0