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2012 Boston College Football: Georgia Tech Game Thread (3:00 PM, NESN)

The Eagles travel to Atlanta to take on the 2-4 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Kickoff is at 3:00 PM Eastern on NESN.

Joe Robbins

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Boston College Eagles (1-5, 0-3 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2-4, 1-3 ACC)

Time: 3:00 Eastern
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012
Place: Atlanta, Ga.
Stadium: Bobby Dodd Stadium
Capacity: 55,000
Surface: Grass

TV: RSN (NESN in Boston)
TV Announcers: Rick Waltz (play-by-play), Keith Jones (analyst), Jenn Hildreth (sideline)
Radio: Boston College IMG Sports Network, WEEI Sports Radio, AM 850, FM 93.7, Flagship Station
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronan (analyst), Brian St. Pierre (sideline)
Mobile: WEEI application, iPhone & Android
Sirius Satellite Radio Broadcast Channel: 132
XM Satellite Radio Broadcast Channel: 193
Official BC Football Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews

Spread: Boston College +14.5

Opponent Team Site: From The Rumble Seat

Excitement Level: 1 / 10

Series: Georgia Tech leads the all-time series 5-2.
First Meeting: Georgia Tech 42, Boston College 10 (Nov. 11, 1972)
Last Meeting: Georgia Tech 19, Boston College 16 (Sep. 6, 2008)
Last Meeting at Bobby Dodd: Boston College 24, Georgia Tech 10 (Sep. 15, 2007)
Last Five Meeting Meetings:

L - Georgia Tech 19, Boston College 16 (Sep. 6, 2008)
W - Boston College 24, Georgia Tech 10 (Sep. 15, 2007)
W - Boston College 41, Georgia Tech 31 (Sep. 5, 1998)
L - Georgia Tech 42, Boston College 14 (Oct. 4, 1997)
L - Georgia Tech 30, Boston College 14 (Sep. 14, 1991)

Trends: Boston College has lost four straight games. Georgia Tech has lost three straight. BC is 0-5 against the spread in games against Division I-A opponents. Junior PK Nate Freese is one of four kickers in the country who have not missed an extra point or field goal in 2012. Andre Williams has rushed for over 100 yards in each of the last two games, the second time he's accomplished the feat in his career.

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