1st Quarter Recap: Northwestern 6, Boston College 3

Northwestern didn’t give up a single rushing yard in the quarter despite six attempts on the ground from Boston College, and the Wildcats lead 6-3 at the end of the first quarter. Northwestern’s Jeff Budzien booted two field goals in the quarter.

The Wildcats got on the scoreboard first, rattling off a 10-play, 52-yard drive that ended in a score when Budzien made a 40-yard field goal.

The Eagles tied things up at three when a 12-play, 61-yard drive ended after Nate Freese kicked a 21-yard field goal. Boston College had to settle for a field goal after failing to reach the endzone from Northwestern’s four-yard line.

A 10-play, 72-yard scoring drive by the Wildcats snapped the 3-3 deadlock, as Budzien kicked a 20-yard field goal. The key play on Northwestern’s drive was Kain Colter’s 41-yard pass. The Wildcats kept the ball on the ground during the drive, throwing only one pass.

Northwestern will start the second quarter with the ball at the Eagles’ 47-yard line.


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Not A Happy Camper on 9/15/2012 @ 4:06pm EDT Said:

It would have been nice if you had warned your viewers that this game would replace MASSACHUSETTS VS. MICHIGAN as stated on your schedule.

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J Kerbel on 9/15/2012 @ 4:20pm EDT Said:

Same complaint, other direction. No extra channel. Extra channel listed does not exist. Cable provider not an option in drop down list. What gives.

    BTN.com staff on 9/15/2012 @ 4:25pm EDT Said:

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