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Boston College Eagles vs. Florida State Seminoles: Game Thread (8 PM, ESPN)

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It's a whole new season as the Seminoles make their way to Massachusetts for a Friday night tilt on national television.

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#6/9 Florida State Seminoles (2-0, 0-0 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (2-0, 0-0 ACC)
Time: 8 PM
Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Capacity: 44,500
TV: ESPN
Announcers: Dave Fleming (play-by-play), Mack Brown (analyst), Allison Williams (sidelines)
Radio: BC IMG Sports Radio Network, WEEI 850 AM
Sirius/XM: SiriusXM 84
Announcers: Jon Meterparel (play-by-play), Pete Cronin (analyst), Scott Mutryn (sidelines)
Official Boston College Twitter Feed: @BCFootballNews
Official Florida State Twitter Feed: @FSU_Football
Hashtags: #FSUvsBC #BCFootball #WeAreBC #SOAR
Spread: FSU favored by 7.5
Sagarin Rankings: FSU #12 (87.09), BC #49 (75.77)
Excitement Level: 10/10. After two weeks of beating up on Maine and Howard, the Eagles welcome arguably the biggest name to Alumni Stadium all season long. FSU is entering riding an ungodly regular season unbeaten streak, and there's palpable excitement that this is the year. Factor in all the ESPN hype and the Red Bandanna Game, plus the awards and special events going on, and all of a sudden this isn't just another game.
Series: FSU leads, 9-4
First Meeting: 1957 (BC won 28-21)
Last Meeting: 2014 (FSU won, 20-17)
Series History:
W - Boston College 20, Florida State 7 (September 28, 1957)
L - Florida State 28, Boston College 9 (October 9, 1976)
L - Florida State 41, Boston College 7 (October 18, 1980)
L - Florida State 28, Boston College 17 (September 17, 2005)
W - Boston College 24, Florida State 19 (October 21, 2006)
L - Florida State 27, Boston College 17 (November 3, 2007)
W - Boston College 27, Florida State 17 (November 15, 2008)
W - Boston College 28, Florida State 21 (October 3, 2009)
L - Florida State 24, Boston College 19 (October 16, 2010)
L - Florida State 38, Boston College 7 (November 3, 2011)
L - Florida State 51, Boston College 7 (October 13, 2012)
L - Florida State 48 , Boston College 34 (September 28, 2013)
L - Florida State 20, Boston College 17 (November 22, 2014)
Trends: Steve Addazio is 5-3 lifetime against Florida State...Boston College has only beaten the Seminoles once when FSU is ranked within the AP Poll...Dalvin Cook is second in the nation with 422 yards rushing...Boston College is tops in the nation in rushing yards allowed (7.0 per game) and total yards allowed (51.0 per game)...Florida State has allowed five sacks on the season...Boston College has not been ranked since the end of the 2008 season...Florida State has not been unranked since they entered the final regular season week of the 2011 season.
Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles! #SOAR!