Back on September 8, 11 days before Boston College’s season-opening game, Eagles first-year coach Jeff Hafley announced defensive lineman Luc Bequette had joined the Boston College roster after transferring from Cal.
“We are trying to get him acclimated as fast as we can, give him a helmet and let’s roll,” Hafley said on September 8, according to the Boston Herald.
Apparently Bequette got acclimated quickly, because he was a starting defensive tackle in Boston College’s 4-3 defense — a defense that was outstanding in the Eagles’ 26-6 road victory over Duke in Boston College’s opener on Saturday.
Bequette did not record any statistics, but the TV commentators for the game apparently mentioned during the second quarter that Bequette was doing a good job in anchoring the defensive front.
The Eagles allowed a first-quarter touchdown on a 49-yard run but shut out Duke the rest of the way. It was a