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Boston College Eagles vs. Howard Bison: Game Thread

The Eagles take the field for Game 2 of the season, their second straight tilt against an FCS opponent, when they take on Howard this afternoon

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Howard Bison (0-1, 0-0 MEAC) vs. Boston College Eagles (1-0, 0-0 ACC)

Time: 1:00 PM
Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Capacity: 44,500

Radio: BC IMG Sports Radio Network, WEEI 850 AM
Sirius/XM: XM 201/Sirius 136

Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronan (analyst), Scott Mutryn (sidelines)

Official Boston College Twitter Feed: @BCFootballNews
Official Howard Twitter Feed: @HUBisonSports

Hashtags: #HUvsBC #BCFootball #WeAreBC #SOAR

Spread: None offered

Sagarin Rankings: BC #56 (72.40), Howard #236 (27.67)

Excitement Level: 2/10. The new-season-smell hasn't worn off yet, so it's exciting to be headed to Alumni, but let's be honest, nobody really thinks this game ever should have happened. But, here we are. Weeeeee


Series: Boston College and Howard have never faced one another

First Meeting: n/a

Last Meeting: n/a

All-Time Series History:


Trends: Boston College is 10-0 against FCS opponents since 2006...BC has one ever win in one try against a MEAC opponent, defeating Morgan State in the 1983 Season Opener... Howard has 9 losing seasons in the last 10 years

Leave your thoughts on the game below! Go Eagles! #SOAR!