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2011 Boston College Football: UMass Game Thread (1 PM Eastern,

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Massachusetts Minutemen (2-0, 0-0 CAA) vs. Boston College Eagles (0-3, 0-1 ACC)

Time: 1:00 PM
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: FieldTurf

TV: (kinda, sorta)
TV Announcers: Dave Weekley, Rene Ingoglia
Radio: AM 850 WEEI or AM 680 WRKO. Can also be heard live on XM / SIRIUS Satellite Radio (channel 91)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Pete Cronan, Brian St. Pierre

Spread: No line, junky
Weather: Rain, high 76 degrees, low 66, 70% chance of rain

Opponents Sites: UMass Football Blog, Hustle Belt (eventually)

Excitement Level: 1 / 10

Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 18-5.
First Meeting: Boston College 18, Massachusetts 0 (October 28, 1899)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Boston College 24, Massachusetts 14 (September 29, 2007)
Trends: Boston College hasn't started a season 0-4 since 1989 (finished 2-9). The Eagles have won six straight over the Minutemen dating back to the 1978 season, the year of the I-A I-AA split. BC has outscored UMass 591-313 in 23 all-time games. BC is a perfect 10-0 against UMass in Chestnut Hill.

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