Time: 3:30 Eastern
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Place: Evanston, Il.
Stadium: Ryan Field
TV: Big Ten Network (TV listings)
TV Announcers: Josh Lewin (play-by-play), Jon Jansen (analyst), Evan Fitzgerald (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)
Online: bceagles.com, weei.com
Mobile: WEEI application, iPhone & Android
Official Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews
Excitement Level: 8 / 10
Series: Northwestern leads the all-time series 3-1.
First Meeting: Northwestern 45, Boston College 0 (Sep. 30, 1961)
Last Meeting: Northwestern 24, Boston College 17 (Sep. 3, 2011)
Last Meeting at Ryan Field: Northwestern 22, Boston College 21 (Sep. 18, 1993)
All-Time Series History:
L - Northwestern 24, Boston College 17 (Sep. 3, 2011)
L - Northwestern 22, Boston College 21 (Sep. 18, 1993)
W - Boston College 49, Northwestern 0 (Sep. 12, 1992)
L - Northwestern 45, Boston College 0 (Sep. 30, 1961)
Trends: Boston College is 10-30-1 in 41 games against the Big Ten Conference. Spaz is 7-9 in road games as head coach, while NU's Pat Fitzgerald is 23-17 in home games. BC is 25-8 in non-conference games since 2005, but went just 1-3 in non-conference play last season, including a loss to Northwestern in the 2011 opener.
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