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2013 Boston College Football: Army Game Thread (1:00 PM, ESPN3)

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The Boston College Eagles (2-2) welcome the Army Black Knights (2-3) to the Heights for Homecoming Weekend. Game starts at 1 PM and will be televised on ESPN3.


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Army Black Knights (2-3) vs. Boston College Eagles (2-2, 1-1 ACC)

Time: 1:00 PM
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: AstroTurf

TV Announcers: Sean Kenney (play-by-play) and Peter Najarian (analyst)
Radio: Boston College IMG Sports Network, WEEI Sports Radio, AM 850
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronan (analyst), Scott Mutryn (sideline)

Official BC Football Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews
Hashtags of choice: #ArmyvsBC #BCFootball #BeatArmy

Spread: Boston College -11.5

Excitement Level: 6 / 10

Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 24-13.
First Meeting: Army 14, Boston College 7 (Nov. 24, 1917)
Last Meeting: Army 34, Boston College 31 (Oct. 6, 2012)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Boston College 37, Army 17 (Sep. 22, 2007)
Last Five Meeting Meetings:

L - Army 34, Boston College 31 (Oct. 6, 2012)
W - Boston College 37, Army 17 (Sep. 22, 2007)
W - Boston College 44, Army 7 (Sep. 10, 2005)
W - Boston College 31, Army 10 (Sep. 29, 2001)
W - Boston College 55, Army 17 (Sep. 9, 2000)

Trends: Last year's loss snapped a five game winning streak for the Eagles in the series. BC has won 8 of 10 in the series and four straight at home. Boston College is 11-2 at home vs. the Black Knights and just 13-11 away. BC is the least penalized team among FBS teams, penalized just eight times (2.00 penalties per game for 22.25 penalty yards per game). BC is 2-2-0 ATS; Army is 2-3-0.

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