The Eagles are in the win column after last week’s victory over UMass - BC’s first win since topping Northern Illinois last year in Week 4. It had been a long time coming. But an ACC win has been an even longer time coming. Can the Eagles snap a long cold spell and pick up a win today at Lane Stadium?
What: ACC conference football game
Who: Boston College Eagles (1-1, 0-1 ACC) at Virginia Tech Hokies (1-1, 0-0 ACC)
Where: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA
When: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Kickoff Time: 3:30 PM Eastern Time
How to watch on TV: The game will be broadcast live on ESPNU nationally
How to watch online: Stream the game via ESPN3.com / the WatchESPN App. LINK
How to listen: You can listen to the game on terrestrial in Boston on 93.7 FM WEEI. Online, you can listen viaBCEagles.com.
How to follow along on Twitter: You can follow the Eagles at @BCFootball, or follow us at @BCInterruption and follow AJ Black at @BCHysteria. Also check out @EAHoffses for Eric Hoffses' feed and that of BCI Editors @joegrav and @salzano14.
Pre-game pub/tailgate: We’re not aware of an organized BC gathering in Blacksburg. If you know of one, let us know.
Gameday storyline: We’re in to week 3 of the season but it’s still tough to handicap both BC and Virginia Tech. The Eagles looked much improved against Georgia Tech, particularly on offense, but once again were unable to make the big plays necessary to pull out a win. BC easily handled UMass, but that was to be expected.
Virginia Tech has had two games that also haven’t told us much about what to expect today, results-wise. They beat a poor Liberty team, then lost heavily to Tennessee last week. The Hokies played well early in the game, but turnovers helped do them in. They’re now also sitting at 1-1 and wondering what to make of their chances for the season to come.
This is a huge game for both teams, and it should be an interesting one!