Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston College and Wake Forest have strong defenses and problems on offense, so a 0-0 score at halftime is not really a huge shock. The teams have combined for 10 first downs, 2-of-15 on third down and 212 total yards. Wake is averaging 1.1 yards rushing; BC 2.9.


UMass rips of 97-yard kick return TD

James Oliphant slices through Bowling Green's kick coverage and brings the kickoff all the way back to cut into the Falcons' advantage.


Falcons clicking on both sides

After Bowling Green's Fred Coppet scored, the Falcons’ Nate Locke forced a fumble for the defense. A few plays later, Matt Johnson threw his third TD of the day to Ryan Burbrink. Bowling Green is running away with it, as they lead UMass 42-17.


Refs eject wrong Bowling Green player

Bowling Green DB Dernard Turner was ejected for targeting, ending his day and sending him into the locker room. After a quick review, they negated the ejection, sending Falcons staff scrambling to get Turner back on the field.


Demon Deacons force turnover

Wake Forest's defense intercepts BC QB Jeff Smith for the game's first turnover. Cameron Glenn’s INT sets up the Deacon offense at midfield.


Eagles’ defense gets the ball back

Three plays after its offense turned the ball over, the BC defense comes up with an interception of its own. It's still scoreless midway through the second quarter.


UMass defense forces a turnover

The Minutemen’s defense pickoff Bowling Green QB Matt Johnson just before the half. The Falcons take a 28-17 lead into halftime.


Minutemen close the gap before half

UMass QB Blake Frohnapfel hooks up with Tajae Sharpe running a fade route for a 23-yard TD. Frohnapfel’s second TD pass has brought the Minutemen closer, but they still trail 28-17 late in the second.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford returned to the starting lineup against Boston College but there's not much in the way of offense for either team in the early going. Both have missed field goal attempts.


Bowling Green extends its lead

Falcons RB Travis Greene breaks through the middle of the Minutemen defense on his way to the end zone. Greene’s 32-yard TD puts Bowling Green ahead of UMass 21-10 in the second quarter.

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Bowling Green answers back

On the last play of the first quarter, Falcons QB Matt Johnson finds Ronnie Moore in the middle of the field and the receiver does the rest. Moore’s 71-yard TD puts Bowling Green on top 14-10 to start the second quarter.


Minutemen take the lead

UMass QB Blake Frohnapfel finds Shakur Nesmith in the back of the end zone for a 15-yard TD. Fronapfel has 145 yards passing late in the first quarter.


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Bowling Green strikes first

Falcons QB Matt Johnson rolls out to the right and finds Derek Lee for a 2-yard TD. Bowling Green is up early over UMass, 7-0.

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