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2013 Boston College Football: Virginia Tech Game Thread (Noon, ABC/ESPN2)

Boston College, which is coming off a 34-10 Atlantic Coast Conference defeat at North Carolina on Oct. 26, hosts primary conference crossover opponent Virginia Tech on Saturday, Nov. 2 at noon. The game will be televised by ABC/ESPN2.


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Virginia Tech Hokies (6-2, 3-1 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (3-4, 1-4 ACC)

Time: Noon
Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: AstroTurf

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: #VTvsBC #BCFootball #WeareBC

Spread: Boston College +5

Opponents Sites: Gobbler Country

Excitement Level: 5 / 10

Series: Virginia Tech leads the all-time series 15-6-0.
First Meeting: Boston College 48, Virginia Tech 34 (November 6, 1993)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 23 (OT) (November 17, 2012)
Last Five Meetings:

L - Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 23 (OT) (November 17, 2012)
L - Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 14 (October 22, 2011)
L - Virginia Tech 19, Boston College 0 (September 25, 2010)
L - Virginia Tech 48, Boston College 14 (October 10, 2009)
L - Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 12 (December 6, 2008, ACC Championship Game)

Trends: Boston College has lost five straight in the series dating back to the 2008 ACC Championship. The Eagles are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. the Hokies, though are an even 2-2 in the ACC series at Alumni Stadium.Senior WR Alex Amidon enters the game just 106 receiving yards shy of former Eagle and current offensive graduate assistant coach Rich Gunnell's BC record of 2,459. After finishing last season dead last in sacks, Boston College currently ranks 30th in the nation with 19 sacks.

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