Boston College beats Villanova 24-14

Alex Amidon had 13 catches for 146 yards and a touchdown as

Boston College recovered from a slow start to beat Villanova 24-14

on Saturday and win its first game under coach Steve Addazio.

Andre Williams ran for 114 yards on 23 carries for the Eagles

(1-0), who won just twice last season and fired coach Frank

Spaziani.

John Robertson ran for 94 yards and passed for 158 more for

Villanova (0-1). Jamal Abdur-Rahman caught one TD pass and had a

47-yard touchdown run on a fake punt on the game’s opening

drive.

The Wildcats, a top 10 team in the Football Championship

Subdivision, also led 14-7 before Boston College scored the next 17

points. The Eagles took the lead for good on a two-play drive that

included a 36-yard pass to Bobby Wolford and a 24-yard run by

Williams to make it 21-14.