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Chase Rettig Shines In Boston College's First Spring Football Scrimmage

Chase Rettig completed 11-of-16 passes and threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday afternoon in the first official scrimmage of the spring for the Boston College football team.

The scrimmage marked the unofficial debut of the Eagles' new offensive coordinator, Kevin Rogers, formerly a quarterbacks coach for the Minnesota Vikings.

In addition to Rettig, Rogers also put former starting quarterback Dave Shinskie and backups Mike Marscovetra and Josh Bordner under center in the scrimmage. Shinskie completed 8-of-10 passes for 97 yards, Marscovetra was 11-for-13 with 86 yards while Bordner  went 5-for-13 with 32 yards.

Alex Amidon, a sophomore wide receiver, had four catches totaling 79 yards and a touchdown while senior wideout Ifeanyi Momah had four catches for 74 yards and two scores.

On defense, All-American linebacker Luke Kuechly had eight tackles and sophomore linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis totaled seven tackles and had one pass deflection.

Boston College will hold another scrimmage next Saturday at noon before holding the annual Jay McGillis Memorial spring football game on Saturday, April 16th at 1 p.m. EDT.