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2012 Boston College Football: #4 Notre Dame Game Thread (8:00 PM, ABC)

The Eagles look to spring the upset against the 9-0 Notre Dame Fighting Irish in primetime.

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#4/#4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-0) vs. Boston College Eagles (2-7, 1-5 ACC)

Time: 8:30 Eastern
Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: AstroTurf

TV Announcers: Brent Musburger (play-by-play), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), Heather Cox (sideline), Derek Mobley (director)
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: 113
XM Satellite Radio Broadcast Channel: 194
Official BC Football Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews

Spread: Boston College +18.5

Opponent Team Site: One Foot Down

Excitement Level: 5 / 10

Series: Notre Dame leads the all-time series 12-9.
First Meeting: Notre Dame 17, Boston College 3 (Sep. 15, 1975)
Last Meeting: Notre Dame 16, Boston College 14 (Nov. 19, 2011)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Notre Dame 31, Boston College 13 (Oct. 2, 2010)

Last Five Meeting Meetings:

L - Notre Dame 16, Boston College 14 (Nov. 19, 2011)
L - Notre Dame 31, Boston College 13 (Oct. 2, 2010)
L - Notre Dame 20, Boston College 16 (Oct. 24, 2009)
W - Boston College 17, Notre Dame 0 (Nov. 8, 2008)
W - Boston College 27, Notre Dame 14 (Oct. 13, 2007)

Trends: Boston College is on a eight game losing streak against teams ranked in the AP Top 25 under Frank Spaziani. Notre Dame comes into the game ranked 4th in the latest AP poll. BC is 3-8 against the Irish as a ranked opponent. Notre Dame is 6-1 in the month of November under Brian Kelly. After winning six straight from 2001-2008, BC has lost three straight in the series.

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