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2015 Boston College Football: Maine Game Thread (1:00 PM, ESPN3)

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The 2015 season gets underway when the Boston College Eagles host the University of Maine Black Bears in a non-conference, FBS-vs-FCS matchup at 1 PM on Saturday at Alumni Stadium. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3 and WEEI 850, as well as the BC IMG Sports Radio Network.

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Maine Black Bears (0-0, 0-0 CAA) vs. Boston College Eagles (0-0, 0-0 ACC)
Time: 1:00 PM
Date: Saturday, September 5, 2015
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Capacity: 44,500
TV: ESPN3
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 Maine Twitter Feed: @BlackBearsFB
Hashtags: #MEvsBC #BCFootball #WeAreBC #SOAR
Spread: None offered
Excitement Level: 7/10. Yeah it's Maine, but FOOTBALL IS BACK EVERYONE!!!
Ron Swanson
Series: Boston College leads the all-time series, 5-3
First Meeting: Maine 6, Boston College 0 (September 20, 1913)
Last Meeting: Boston College 40, Maine 10 (September 20, 2014)
All-Time Series History:
L - Maine 6, Boston College 0 (September 20, 1913)
L - Maine 27, Boston College 6 (October 4, 1914)
L - Maine 14, Boston College 0 (October 16, 1915)
W - Boston College 42, Maine 0 (October 5, 1929)
W - Boston College 56, Maine 0 (October 28, 1967)
W - Boston College 22, Maine 0 (September 30, 2006)
W - Boston College 34, Maine 3 (September 8, 2012)
W - Boston College 40, Maine 10 (September 20, 2014)
Trends: Boston College is 9-0 against FCS opponents since 2006...BC has outscored the Black Bears 194-13 since the last Black Bear victory in 1915...Maine has two victories against FBS opponents, with their first coming over Mississippi State in 2004 and second coming over UMass in 2013...Maine's victory over UMass in 2013 was part of FCS's best season against the FBS; the FCS defeated the FBS 16 times during that season.
Leave your thoughts on the game below! Go Eagles! #SOAR!