Boston College Holds Off NC State 14-10

BOSTON (AP) -- Starting quarterback Chase Rettig threw for a touchdown, backup Josh Bordner ran for a scores and struggling Boston College held on for a 14-10 win over North Carolina State on Saturday.

The Eagles (3-7, 2-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) are suffering through their worst season since going 4-7 in 1998 under Tom O'Brien -- now in his fifth season as head coach at North Carolina State.

Rettig completed 9 of 13 attempts for 118 yards, and Andre Williams carried 18 times for 61 yards.

Mike Glennon completed 28 of 40 passes for 220 yards and James Washington had a 3-yard TD run for the Wolfpack (5-5, 2-4), who moved deep into BC's territory in the closing minutes before Glennon's pass was tipped at the line and fell to the ground on a fourth-and-5 play with 1:10 left.

NC State needs to win both of its final games to become bowl eligible because it has two wins over FCS schools.

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  • by Pack Man Location: Knightdale on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:45 AM
    Well it's not like UNC is any better of a football program. N.C. State is down this year, but so is all schools in the state. N.C. State will return back to their glory days and before long there will be a few ACC Championship trophies up in Raleigh that N.C. State will own.
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      by Sam on Nov 15, 2011 at 12:00 PM in reply to Pack Man
      LOL at this guy. The only ACC Championship N.C. State can win is in cattle calling or cow tipping.
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        by Barry on Nov 15, 2011 at 05:40 PM in reply to Sam
        No sam, that will still be your mom's trophy
  • by Jimmy Location: Greenville on Nov 13, 2011 at 04:28 PM
    13 - 0,,,13 - 0....13 - 0,,,,13-0 13-0 13- 0 Shut out, shut out , shut out, shut out, 5 years straight, 5 years straight
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      by Bill on Nov 13, 2011 at 06:25 PM in reply to Jimmy
      doesnt mean nothn when you cant make it to a bowl sure those puppies would trade that win for a bowl game and victory!!!!
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        by Jimmy on Nov 14, 2011 at 06:04 AM in reply to Bill
        Bill, season, not over, they still have a chance, but do wish the heels in the the Tarhole Tire Bowl in Charolette, and Va Tech this weekend for your boys, looks like you still sitting on six wins and then Duke put a whooping on you too.
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          by Bill on Nov 14, 2011 at 04:45 PM in reply to Jimmy
          puppies season over....once again wont make it to a bowl game
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          by Jimmy on Nov 15, 2011 at 05:41 PM in reply to Jimmy
          Once again? Did they not make it to a bowl last year? or the year before? or the year before that?
  • by Bill on Nov 13, 2011 at 04:19 PM
    hahahahahahaha thats funny!!!!!
  • by Chuck Location: Greenville on Nov 13, 2011 at 11:26 AM
    This NC State team is a mystery to me.Cannot figure out how they BEAT UNC & Lost to Boston College. Suee NC State is 5-5,But 2 of those wins came over Smaller Divison Schools. Don't think NC State can beat Clemson. No Bowl Game this year. NC State is just about as sorry as ECU.Both Schools will be at Home During Bowl Season Drinking Kool Aid & Eating Popcorn!! Both NC State & ECU are kindergarden TYpe Programs Playing in a Mans World.Both schools have Bad Coaches.

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