What: 2014 Boston College football season opener
Time: 3:00 PM
Date: Saturday, August 31, 2014
Place: Foxborough, Mass.
Stadium: Gillette Stadium
Capacity: 68,756 lol
Announcers: Bob Picozzi (play-by-play), Matt Chatham (analyst)
Radio:BC IMG Sports Radio Network, 93.7 FM
Sirius: Ch. 136
Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronan (analyst), Scott Mutryn (sidelines)
Official BC Football Twitter News Feed: @BCFootballNews
Hashtags: #BCFootball #WeareBC #BCvsUMass
Spread: Boston College -17
Opponents Sites: Hustle Belt
Excitement: Football / 10
Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 19-5-0.
First Meeting: Boston College 18, Massachusetts 0 (October 28, 1899)
Last Meeting: Boston College 45, Massachusetts 17 (September 24, 2011)
First meeting between the two teams in Foxborough.
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 45, Massachusetts 17 (September 24, 2011)
W - Boston College 24, Massachusetts 14 (September 29, 2007)
W - Boston College 29, Massachusetts 7 (October 2, 2004)
W - Boston College 34, Massachusetts 21 (November 6, 1982)
W - Boston College 52, Massachusetts 22 (November 7, 1981)
Trends: Boston College has won seven straight in the series and 12 of the last 13 meetings. The Eagles are 9-2 while playing at UMass' home field. Addazio is 3-0 in season openers as head coach. UMass is 1-10 at home as a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision.
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