BOSTON -- Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown caught a touchdown that completely fooled Temple on a trick play and also threw for two touchdowns as BC topped Temple 45-35 in a high-scoring game last Saturday.

Unfortunately for the Eagles, star running back AJ Dillon, a sophomore out of Lawrence Academy in Groton, was injured in the game.

Dillon rushed for 161 yards and two scores before leaving with an apparent ankle injury in a chippy game that saw three players ejected for targeting.

Midway into the third quarter, Brown caught his TD -- a 9-yarder from QB-turned-receiver Jeff Smith -- to make it 38-21.

Dillon, the Atlantic Coast Conference's preseason player of the year, limped off favoring his left ankle after a defender fell on the back of his leg early in the third quarter. He went to the sideline, had it taped, but didn't return.

Eagles coach Steve Addazio wouldn't discuss his team's injuries after the game, only saying: "Hopefully we'll get some of these players back. I have no information, so you might as well not even ask me because I couldn't tell you."

Addazio was still not providing any updates on Dillon as the Voice went to press on Wednesday. It's not known whether he will play in Saturday's ACC game at North Carolina State.

Dillon, a 6-foot, 245-pound back, has carried the ball 106 times this season for BC and netted 652 yards, for 6.2 yards per carry. He has rushed for six touchdowns.

Brown completed 15 of 33 passes for 139 yards for the Eagles (4-1), who rebounded from a lopsided loss at Purdue last week that dropped them out of the Top 25.


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Backup running back Ben Glines had 120 yards on 23 carries with a TD for BC.

Trailing 21-13 late in second quarter, BC capitalized on an interception and scored 18 unanswered points to take a 10-point lead into halftime.

Dillon broke around the left side, going 52 yards for a score, and Brown hit tight end Sweeney for a 2-point conversion to tie it.

On the Owls' next possession, Taj-Amir Torres picked off Russo before Dillon's 2-yard run pushed BC ahead.

(Material from the Associated Press was used in this report).