Recap: Boston College vs. Colorado State
Chestnut Hill, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Garrett Grayson threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner to Charles Lovett with 62 seconds remaining, as the Colorado State Rams rallied for a 24-21 win over Boston College in non-conference action at Alumni Stadium.
Dee Hart paced the Rams (3-1) ground game with 117 yards on 10 carries, while Rashard Higgins headlined the receiving corps with a game-high nine catches for 98 yards and a TD.
Jon Hilliman carried 24 times for a game-high 128 yards and two scores for the Eagles (3-2), who wrapped up a 2-2 homestand. Tyler Murphy finished with 169 yards and an interception on 12-of-18 passing, adding a rushing TD in the loss.
After a scoreless first quarter, BC got on the board first with a four-yard touchdown run by Hilliman at the 13:43 mark of the second quarter, capping an 11-play, 80-yard drive.
On their next possession, the Eagles marched 96 yards on 11 plays, and Murphy scored on a seven-yard scamper to make it a 14-0 game.
CSU answered with a touchdown late in the first half on a 21-yard pass from Grayson to Higgins.
The Rams tied up the score at the 9:26 mark of the third quarter as Treyous Jarrells found pay dirt on a six-yard scamper to polish off a 10-play, 82-yard drive.
BC responded with a lengthy drive of its own (11 plays, 82 yards), which ended with a five-yard TD run by Hilliman to go back on top, 21-14.
CSU trimmed the margin to 21-17 early in the fourth quarter on a 33-yard field goal by Jared Roberts.
But the Rams took their first and only lead of the day on a 12-yard scoring strike from Grayson to Lovett on 4th-and-10 with 1:02 remaining in regulation.
The Rams ground game averaged 6.8 yards per rush on 24 attempts.Game Notes