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Va. Tech falls flat at Boston College [Video]

Knox Kadum, in for an injured Braxton Burmeister, completed 7 of 16 for 73 yards for the Hokies (4-5, 2-3).

BOSTON — Phil Jurkovec ran for a touchdown in his surprising return to the starting lineup for Boston College, and the Eagles halted a four-game losing streak with a 17-3 victory over Virginia Tech on Friday night in its annual red bandana game.

Jurkovec, a 6-foot-5 junior who injured his throwing hand in Week 2, was thought to be lost for the season after surgery. He completed just 7-of-13 passes for 112 yards, but gave the Eagles (5-4, 1-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) a spark after the offense sputtered in his absence by recovering a fumble on their first drive and scoring the TD.

“I called him in and I would have said that’s a 50-50 chance with the amount of reps he was going to take,” BC coach Jeff Hafley said. “I didn’t want …

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