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2012 Boston College Football: Virginia Tech Game Thread (12:30 PM, ACC Network)

2-8 Boston College vs. 4-6 Virginia Tech because the ACC schedule makers said so.

Joel Auerbach

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Virginia Tech Hokies (4-6, 2-4 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (2-8, 1-5 ACC)

Time: 12:30 Eastern
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: AstroTurf

TV: ACC Network (listings)
TV Announcers: Tim Brant (play-by-play), Dave Archer (analyst), Mike Hogewood (sideline)
Mobile: ACC application,,
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: 203
XM Satellite Radio Broadcast Channel: 93
Official BC Football Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews

Spread: Boston College +9

Opponent Team Site: Gobbler Country

Excitement Level: 2 / 10

Series: Virginia Tech leads the all-time series 14-6.
First Meeting: Boston College 48, Virginia Tech 34 (Nov. 6, 1993)
Last Meeting: Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 14 (Oct. 22, 2011)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Virginia Tech 19, Boston College 0 (Sep. 25, 2010)

Last Five Meeting Meetings:

L - Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 14 (Oct. 22, 2011)
L - Virginia Tech 19, Boston College 0 (Sep. 25, 2010)
L - Virginia Tech 48, Boston College 14 (Oct. 10, 2009)
L - Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 12 (Dec. 6, 2008, ACC Championship Game)
W - Boston College 28, Boston College 23 (Oct. 18, 2008)

Trends: BC has lost four straight in the series, but has won two of the last three in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles are 3-6 all-time against the Hokies at home. Both programs are 3-7-0 against the spread this season. A Boston College victory would snap a streak of 19 straight bowl appearances by Virginia Tech, the third longest active streak in the country.

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