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2013 Boston College Football: Clemson Game Thread (3:30 PM, ABC / ESPN2)

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Boston College, which is coming off a 48-27 non-league home win over Army on Oct. 5, will travel to Clemson, S.C., to face the third-ranked Tigers in an Atlantic Coast Conference match-up on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 3:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast by ABC (regionally) and ESPN2 (nationally).

Tyler Smith

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Boston College Eagles (3-2, 1-1 ACC) vs. No. 3/4 Clemson Tigers (5-0, 3-0 ACC)

Time: 3:30 PM
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Place: Clemson, S.C.
Stadium: Frank Howard Field at Memorial Stadium
Capacity: 81,500
Surface: Grass

TV: ABC (regionally) / ESPN2 (nationally)
TV Announcers: Bob Wischusen (play-by-play), Rod Gilmore (analyst), Quint Kessenich (sideline)
Radio: Boston College IMG Sports Network, AM 850
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronan (analyst), Scott Mutryn (sideline)
Official Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews
Hashtags: #BCvsClemson #BCFootball #WeareBC

Spread: Boston College +24.5

Opponents Sites: Shakin' The Southland

Excitement Level: 7 / 10

Series: Clemson leads the all-time series 11-9-2
First Meeting: Clemson 6, Boston College 3 (Cotton Bowl, January 1, 1940)
Last Meeting: Clemson 45, Boston College 31 (September 29, 2012)
Last Meeting at Memorial Stadium: Clemson 36, Boston College 14 (October 8, 2011)
Last Five Meetings:

L - Clemson 45, Boston College 31 (September 29, 2012)
L - Clemson 36, Boston College 14 (October 8, 2011)
W - Boston College 16, Clemson 10 (October 30, 2010)
L - Clemson 25, Boston College 7 (September 19, 2009)
L - Clemson 27, Boston College 21 (November 1, 2008)

Trends: Clemson leads the all-time series with the Eagles 11-9-2, but the ACC series is knotted at 4-4. The Tigers have won four of five. Boston College is 3-4-1 all-time playing at Clemson. Since joining the ACC, Boston College is 9-15 vs. ranked opponents at kickoff but has lost each of its last 11 games vs. ranked opponents.

Leave your pre-, in- and post-game comments below! Go Eagles!