NC State needs to bounce back; BC hopes to keep rolling

BOSTON (AP) North Carolina State’s last two opponents could be headed to the College Football Playoff. The next one, coach Dave Doeren says, is ”maybe the hottest team in the league.”

”We don’t have any time to lick our wounds,” Doeren said this week as the Wolfpack try to recover from back-to-back losses to Top 10 teams when they play streaking Boston College on Saturday. The Eagles have won three straight games, outscoring Louisville, Virginia and Florida State by a combined 121-55. ”I think they would have our attention regardless,” said Doeren, whose loss to BC last season snapped the Eagles’ 23-month Atlantic Coast Conference losing streak. ”Any time you’re playing a...