It's hard to believe, but around 6 o'clock today we will watch our last snap of Boston College football until August 2012. Feels like just yesterday we were projecting BC's bowl destinations, and 8-4 records. BCI kind of swung and missed on that one. But who could have projected that the Eagles' were going to fail so miserably this season?
This was supposed to be the year they finally got a competent offensive coordinator that would have fixed the stagnant offense, Montel Harris would run wild, and Bill McGovern would continue to produce ridiculous defenses that could stump even the best ACC offenses. But none of that was to be. Instead fans of Boston College have watched in horror as our program has gone from ACC Championship contenders and sank to the bottom of the ACC. No steps forward in any realm, any plenty of steps backwards. Today ends this horrific tale of three months of mind numbingly bad football. For that we can be thankful.
Which Jacoby Harris will show up for the Hurricanes? Will it be the Harris that looks like a Heisman candidate, or will it be the QB that forces passes into triple coverage? Can Boston College stop Lamar Miller? Will BC be able to move the ball against the stingy Canes defense? How many off balanced throws can Chase Rettig make in a game? Will anyone
Will this be Luke Kuechly's last time donning the Maroon & Gold? Could this be Frank Spaziani's last game with the Eagles? Who will be coaching this team in April? Could this be the last game for someone we aren't expecting and may transfer or leave? What will this team look like in August?
Gametime Song of the Week
Banned in the USA- 2 Live Crew.
Did you think I would pick a song for the Miami game without taking a dig at them? I could have picked Brandon Meriweather's rap which is pretty swole, but doesn't match our criteria of old school rap. So instead I picked the most swolest booster in the history of Miami football. Luther Campbell. Uncle Luke. There are all sorts of allegations about gifts, and benefits for players and recruits from the Uncle. Again all allegations, please don't sue me. But 2 Live Crew personifies the history of Miami football better than any other other rap group. They are loud, annoying and full of swagger.
Liquor To Help Dull The Pain- A Nice Bottle of Champagne
During one of my earliest BC drinking I mentioned drinking champagne, and was mocked by opposing fans. "Derp BC fans would only drink champagne, troll troll troll", something on that line. But after this season, we have earned a nice glass of classy champagne. This isn't giving you free reign to go to your local packie and grabbing a bottle of Brut. Remember I said it needs to be classy, meaning you gotta shell out more than $10 for a bottle. In honor of another Miami resident Rick Ross, can I suggest a bottle of Rozay? It's definitely a bottle Nevin Shapiro would approve!
Reading From The Fire Spaz-o-meter 3000. 5. Let's take the disdain of the fanbase out of the equation for a moment. What was the one thing that would ensure that GDF will retain Spaz next year? Keeping it close against a far superior Notre Dame team. And that is exactly what happened. Casual fans, and Spaz apologists also were given more fuel to either forget about the struggles earlier in the season, and gave them more fuel to support the embattled mustachioed head coach.
Baldwin Jr's Pregame Preview
CAW CAW. BAWDWIN JUNYUR IS SOOOO SAD DAT DIS IS HIS LAST GAME OF THE YEER! FOR DA NEXT ATE MONTHS JEAN DEE FLIP-O MAKES BAWDWIN JUNYUR SIT IN A CLOSET IN THE YAWKEEE CENTER, WEAR HE ONLEE FEEDS ME STALE PEENUTS AND LEFTOVER NACHOS DAT COACH SPAZIAMIANI NO WANT. ITZ SUCH A SAD LIFE FOR DIS BIRD. WONT ANYONE HELP MEEE?
ANYWAYZ BAWDWIN JUNYUR IS SUPER EXCITED FOR DA FLURIDA GAME! DO'S YOU KNOWS WHY? BECUZ I GETS TO SEE MY BESTEST FRIEND IN DA HOLE WIDE WURLD, SEBASTIAN! DOESNT YOU JUST LOVES HIS PURDY HAT AND PIPE! THAT WAS ALL BAWDWIN JUNYUR'S IDEA! SEBASTIAN WANTID TO WEARS POLOS SHIRTS AND SURFER SHORTS, BUTS I SAID NO! AND LOOK AT HIM NOWS, SEBASTIAN IS DA MOST RESPECTABLE MASCOT IN ALL OF COLEGE FUTBAL!I HOPES CRAIG JAMES ANNOUNCEMENTS THIS GAME, HE'S BAWDWIN JUNYUR'S FAVE!
ANYWHO, DA GAME. I LIKE WHEN CHAZ REDDING THROWS FOOTBALL FORWARD, AND I'S EXPECTS HIM TO BREAK THE RECORDS OF THE NCAA. BAWSTIN COLEGE 8 SCHUL OF FLURIDA 3. CAW CAW.
A.J's Lock Solid Prediction: Miami 20 Boston College 17
So my long history of terrible picks continued last week, as BC stayed with the Irish for most of the game. I am going to go ahead and predict that the Eagles' will have a similar game this week. The big difference maker in this one will be Lamar Miller, an NFL ready running back, who will be held at bay for most of the game but will break a few big ones. I just don't see the offense scoring more than 14 points against the Canes. But of course Coach Spaz will do just enough to keep himself from looking like a complete buffoon--at least in the eyes of the Board of Trustees and GDF.
Superfan Thermometer: How are you all feeling about this weekend's game against Notre? Think the Eagles have a trick left up their sleeve and can pull off another miracle in Miami? What are your thoughts as this season mercifully comes to a close? Leave your thoughts about today's game in the comments. GO EAGLES