By Matt Noonan
The first official weekend of college football is in the books and below are the scores and highlights from this afternoon’s contests.
Boston College 24 , Villanova 14: Chase Rettig completed 23-of-30 passes for 285 yards and tossed two touchdowns, while Alex Amidon hauled in 13 catches for 146 yards and one touchdown, as the Eagles provided first-year head coach Steve Addazio his first win in maroon and gold.
No. 23 Wisconsin 45, UMass 0: The Badgers ballooned a 17-0 halftime lead into a 38-0 advantage after three quarters as Wisconsin rolled past the Minutemen.
Bryant University 17, Holy Cross 16: Tom Alberti‘s 30-yard field goal with 38 seconds remaining in regulation secured an opening day win for the Bulldogs. Holy Cross’ Steve Elder completed 23-of-41 passes for 309 yards and tossed one touchdown with three interceptions.