After shutting out Colgate in a blowout win last weekend, the Eagles head to Amherst for their first road game of the season. UMass suffered a loss nearly as bad as Colgate’s in last weekend, falling to Pitt 51-7. Could BC put up 51 points again this week?!
Who: Boston College Eagles (1-0) at UMass Minutemen (0-1)
Where: McGuirk Alumni Stadium, Amherst MA
Stadium COVID Protocol: UMass has no capacity limits this season, and has not announced any clear COVID rules for fans. However, they did cancel the pre-game tailgate for today’s game.
Kickoff Time: Saturday, September 1 at 3:30 PM
How to Watch: The game will air on NESN+ in New England.
For those outside of New England you can watch the game on FloSports. It does require a paid subscription.
How to Listen: Listen locally on WEEI 93.7 FM or listen online here.
How to Follow: Follow along via @bcinterruption and @bcfootball on Twitter
Live Stats: Live stats will be posted here.
Last Year’s Records: Last season BC went 6-5 overall and 5-5 in the ACC, while UMass played just 4 games and lost each one.
Series Record: The Eagles lead this series 21-5, and have won 9 out of the 11 matchups played at UMass. BC last lost to the Minutemen in 1978.
Last Meeting: These two teams last met in 2018, a game which BC won 55-21.