The NC State football team suffered a 45-24 loss Saturday on the road against Boston College. A defense that came into the game leading the ACC in rush defense gave up 429 yards rushing against the Eagles, who lead the ACC in rushing yards. The way the defense played gave NC State no chance of winning its first road game of the season.

The NC State football team (4-3, 1-2 ACC) lost in an embarrassing fashion against Boston College (4-3, 2-2 ACC), 24-45. The offense began the game slowly behind redshirt sophomore Bailey Hockman, but seemed to find its groove when redshirt freshman Devin Leary was subbed into the game. Despite this, it was too late for the Pack to make any sort of comeback, and the defense’s failure to contain the run led to a hard loss, while the offense continued to fail to make impact plays early on. Here is how each offensive group graded out in the game.

With NC State football’s 45-24 loss today at Boston College, the Wolfpack’s record for the year is now 4-3, with just a 1-2 record in ACC play. The Pack now sits in sixth of out seven teams in the Atlantic division. Here are some takeaways from today’s game:

Although NC State’s defense mostly won the game against Syracuse, the offense’s efficiency has improved, and the search for the starting quarterback is narrowing. The Wolfpack will take on Boston College on the road at noon this Saturday. 

The NC State football team travels to Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts this weekend to take on Boston College in an ACC Atlantic division matchup. The Eagles (3-3, 1-2 ACC) have had a similar season to the Wolfpack and are looking for a win to push them back into ACC contention after two straight losses to Wake Forest and Louisville.

In this week eight edition of Wolfpack Wager, we will be breaking down the NC State matchup with Boston College and looking at some interesting games out of the ACC and SEC. 

NC State has 25 former players in the NFL currently, including three starting quarterbacks. Technician is going to look at how the three starting quarterbacks, Phillip Rivers of the Los Angeles Chargers, Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks and Jacoby Brissett of the Indianapolis Colts, and other skill position players.