1975 Boston College Eagles football team

The 1975 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College as an independent during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In its eighth season under head coach Joe Yukica, the team compiled a 7–4 record and outscored opponents by a total of 227 to 146.[1]

1975 Boston College Eagles football
Boston College Eagles wordmark.png
ConferenceIndependent
1975 record7–4
Head coachJoe Yukica (8th season)
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         9 2 0
No. 10 Penn State         9 3 0
No. 20 West Virginia         9 3 0
Notre Dame         8 3 0
Virginia Tech         8 3 0
No. 15 Pittsburgh         8 4 0
Boston College         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Navy         7 4 0
North Texas State         7 4 0
Southern Miss         7 4 0
South Carolina         7 5 0
Colgate         6 4 0
Cincinnati         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Syracuse         6 5 0
Temple         6 5 0
Utah State         6 5 0
Indiana State         5 5 0
Dayton         5 6 0
Northeast Louisiana         4 6 1
Tulane         4 7 0
Villanova         4 7 0
Florida State         3 8 0
Air Force         2 8 1
Houston         2 8 0
Miami (FL)         2 8 0
Army         2 9 0
Holy Cross         1 10 0
Louisville         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The team's statistical leaders included Mike Kruczek with 1,132 passing yards, Keith Barnette with 958 rushing yards, and Mike Godbolt with 354 receiving yards.[2]

The team played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 15 No. 9 Notre Dame L 3–1761,501[3]
September 20at TempleW 27–910,986[4]
September 27at No. 14 West VirginiaL 18–3534,023[5]
October 4VillanovaW 41–1220,500[6]
October 11Tulane
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
L 7–1711,775[7]
October 18Navy
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
W 17–316,227[8]
October 25at Syracuse L 14–2224,105[9]
November 1Miami (FL)
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
W 21–725,331[10]
November 8at ArmyW 31–038,863[11]
November 22UMass
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA (rivalry)
W 24–1423,609[12]
November 29at Holy Cross W 24–1014,731[13]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1975 Boston College Eagles football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 8 Mike Kruczek Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1975 Boston College Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "1975 Boston College Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "17–3 for Devine, Assistants". Press (Binghamton, NY). September 16, 1975. p. 13A – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Boston College 27, Temple 9". Sentinel Star (Orlando). September 21, 1975. p. 4E – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "WVU Puzzles Experts, Boston College, 35–18". The Pittsburgh Press. September 28, 1975. p. D2 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Boston College rips Villanova 41–12". Sunday News Journal. October 5, 1975. p. Sports 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tulane 17, Boston College 7". Sentinel Star. October 12, 1975. p. 2E – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Boston College Tops Navy". Tampa Tribune-Times. October 19, 1975. p. 3D – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Syracuse Rallies For 22–14 Win". Tampa Tribune-Times. October 26, 1975. p. 4D – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Miami 'Pretty Bad' In 21–7 Loss To Boston College". Sentinel Star (Orlando). November 2, 1975. p. 2E – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Boston College Rips Hapless Army, 31–0". Daily Press (Newport News). November 9, 1975. p. D8 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "Boston College 24, Massachusetts 14". The Morning Call. November 23, 1975. p. C9 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "Boston College Stops Holy Cross' Crusade". The Tennessean. November 30, 1975. p. 4D – via Newspapers.com.