Notre Dame 31, Boston College 13: Chase Rettig Injured As Eagles Lose Holy War

Chase Rettig completed just 5-of-10 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game with an ankle injury as Notre Dame defeated Boston College in the Holy War at Alumni Stadium on Saturday night. Read more at Rakes Of Mallow and BC Interruption.

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Frank Spaziani: Boston College QB Spot Still Up For Grabs

CHESTNUT HILL In his talk with the media before practice on Tuesday, Boston College football head coach Frank Spaziani reported that he has not made a decision as to who will start at the quarterback position on Saturday against Notre Dame.

report from The Boston Globe Tuesday evening said that true freshman Chase Rettig had won the starting job over sophomore Mike Marscovetra, according to a source.

However, Spaziani denied the report on Wednesday afternoon, saying he still has not made up his mind, and that his choice may be a game-time decision.

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Report: Chase Rettig Will Start For Boston College Saturday Against Notre Dame

According to the Boston Globe's Mark Blaudschun, Boston College will start true freshman Chase Rettig Saturday night against Notre Dame, with sophomore Mike Marscovetra and former starter Dave Shinskie battling for the back-up role. The team is expected to make the announcement official on Wednesday. 

According to the team source, "Chase took about 80 percent of the snaps (with the first team) in practice [on Tuesday].''

Rettig is the second true freshman to start for the Eagles in the last two years ... The 6-foot-4 inch 205 pound Rettig enrolled at BC last January after passing up overtures from Tennessee, UCLA, USC, Arizona and Arizona State. Rettig, who lives in San Clemente, Calif. was regarded as the BC QB of the future when he came East last winter. Spaziani and offensive coordinator Gary Tranquill had hoped to bring him along at a slow and steady pace, which meant redshirting this season and then competing for the job next spring and summer.

The Eagles host the Irish Saturday night at 8 P.M. ET.

For all things Boston College, visit BC Interruption

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