Louisville defeated Boston College 17-14 on Saturday

Cardinal Authority notebook and photo gallery from Louisville's 17-14 win over Boston College

Louisville improved to 5-3 in the all-time series against Boston College, including two straight as ACC rivals. 41,486 fans braved the wet weather to watch as Louisville improved to 3-4 overall and 2-2 in conference play.

Here's a notebook for the Cardinals win:

  • Boston College managed to convert 1 of 14 third down attempts.
  • Louisville's 17 points are the second highest total against Boston College this season.
  • Louisville's 135 rushing yards are the most surrendered by the Eagles this season.
  • The Eagles four first downs are the second lowest by an opponent since 1989.
  • Sheldon Rankins 46-yard fumble return for the touchdown was the first such play since Preston Brown returned a fumble against Memphis in 2013.
  • Javonte Bagley's 39-yard catch was a career-long for the sophomore.
  • Reggie Bonnafon's 29-yard run was his longest of the season.
  • Keith Kelsey finished with a career-best 4.5 tackles for a loss.
  • Freshman Jaire Alexander earned his first career start.

Check out additional games notes in the photo gallery:

GALLERY: U of L 17 BC 14

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