CHESTNUT HILL, Massachusetts (Ticker) -- Boston College spoiled Buddy Teevens' homecoming and debut as Stanford coach.
Derrick Knight scored on a 12-yard touchdown run with 36 seconds remaining as the Eagles rallied for a 34-27 victory over the Cardinal.
A New England native, Teevens took over for Tyrone Willingham, now the Notre Dame coach. He spent the past three seasons as an assistant under Steve Spurrier at Florida.
Stanford opened a 27-17 lead on Micheal Craven's 33-yard interception return for a touchdown with 1:44 remaining in the third quarter.
But Boston College's Josh Ott returned a fumble to the Stanford 10, setting up Knight's nine-yard TD run that made it 27-24 with 12:15 remaining
The Eagles (2-0), who posted a lackluster season-opening win over Connecticut last week, tied the contest on Sand Sciortino's 40-yard field goal with 6:27 to go.
Knight's second TD run capped a five-play, 65-yard drive that consumed only until 82 seconds.
Brian St. Pierre completed 22-of-36 passes for 260 yards and a touchdown for the Eagles, but was intercepted three times.
Stanford's Kyle Matter connected on 17-of-27 for 244 yards and a TD. He was intercepted once and sacked five times.
Boston College avenged a 38-22 loss at Stanford last season.