Boston College will be facing the Penn State Nittany Lions on December 27th and of course the Twitter-sphere was abuzz with thoughts about the matchup. Let's take a look at what BC fans, players and others had to say about the announcement.
First, the official Pinstripe Bowl tweeted out the announcement
Brad Bates, BC and Steve Addazio jumped on Twitter to share in the enthusiasm
BC fans got excited...
Thrilled with the Bowl selection!— Amy Calhoun (@ACal6888) December 7, 2014
And even the hockey guys got excited
Players tweeted out their feelings about the game:
Playing in the pinstripe bowl at Yankee stadium! Better see everyone there!— Charlie Callinan (@C_Callinan) December 7, 2014
This Pinstripe Bowl gonna be LIT!!— Marcus Outlow (@PrinceOutlow) December 7, 2014
Ayee! It's official ! We out to the PINSTRIPE BOWL in Yankee Stadium! Playing Penn State!!! it's Boutta get LIT ladies and Gentz— JONATHAN M. Hilliman (@JMH_32) December 7, 2014
Fans began their photoshop projects as the "Dudes Take Manhattan"
Many challenged BC fans to travel and dispel the belief that Eagles fans don't travel:
This is a great opportunity for BC fans to show they will travel if the destination is right— ERIC HOFFSES (@EAHoffses) December 7, 2014
Put up or shut up time, BC fans. If McMurphy is right I'm getting my ticket this week.— Soaring to Glory (@SoaringtoGlory) December 7, 2014
And the talk begins...
First joy of the matchup - Penn State thinks they invented things like "We Are" "[Two Syllable School]" and usage of Alien Nation.— Heights and Lows (@BC_Heights_Lows) December 7, 2014
And just in case you needed to get in the mood BC tweeted this one out: