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Football Completes Second Scrimmage




March 24, 2012

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Boston College football hosted its second of three intrasquad scrimmages of the 2012 spring season on Saturday afternoon inside the Alumni Stadium bubble. Here are a few notes from the afternoon's scrimmage:

• Sophomore quarterback Chase Rettig finished the day 12-for-23 with two touchdowns. His first scoring toss was to sophomore wide receiver Alex Amidon for 60 yards. His second was to freshman Spiffy Evans for 35 yards.

• Rettig started the scrimmage by connecting on seven of his first eight passes.

• Amidon's touchdown catch came on the left side of the field. He broke one tackle and then beat the defense to the end zone.

• Redshirt freshman quarterback Josh Bordner went 8-for-10 on the day with a touchdown.

• His touchdown went to junior wide receiver Donte Elliott for 40 yards.

• Senior wide receiver Joe LaCorte, Jr., from Garden City, N.Y., caught a game-best six passes.

• Amidon and Evans both had four catches.

• Three different running backs (sophomore Rolandan Finch, redshirt freshman Tahj Kimble, sophomore Andre Williams) recorded touchdowns. Finch scored twice.

• Kimble broke free on the second play from scrimmage and would have ran for a 70-yard touchdown, but stepped out of bounds near midfield.

• Junior tight end Chris Pantale caught a tough 44-yard pass after a Nick Clancy deflection and ran it to the one-yard line.

• Redshirt freshman defensive back James McCaffrey recorded the defense's first interception of the two scrimmages.

• Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Dominic Appiah and sophomore defensive end Kasim Edebali knocked down passes at the line of scrimmage during the same series.

• Freshman defensive end Mehdi Abdesmad, redshirt freshman Matt Murphy and freshman defensive lineman Connor Wujciak all had sacks.

• BC will host its annual spring game on Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m.

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