2012 Boston College Eagles football team

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2012 Boston College Eagles football
Boston College text logo.gif
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Atlantic Division
2012 record 2–10 (1–7 ACC)
Head coach Frank Spaziani (4th as head coach, 15th overall year)
Offensive coordinator Doug Martin (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Bill McGovern (12th year)
Home stadium Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#10 Florida State xy   7 1         12 2  
#11 Clemson x   7 1         11 2  
NC State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Maryland   2 6         4 8  
Boston College   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
Georgia Tech xy   5 3         7 7  
North Carolina*   5 3         8 4  
Miami*   5 3         7 5  
Virginia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Duke   3 5         6 7  
Virginia   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Florida State 21, Georgia Tech 15
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • North Carolina ineligible for championship and postseason due to NCAA sanctions. Miami ineligible for championship and postseason due to a self-imposed postseason ban.
    As of January 8, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by fourth year head coach Frank Spaziani and played their home games at Alumni Stadium. They were a member of the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

On November 25, 2012, it was announced by Athletic Director Brad Bates that head coach Frank Spaziani was relieved of duties as head coach of the Eagles.[1]

Boston College (in white) on defense versus Wake Forest (in black) during the November 3, 2012 game

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 3:30 PM Miami (FL) Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ABC/ESPN2 L 32–41   39,262
September 8 1:00 PM Maine* Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN3 W 34–3   30,685
September 15 3:30 PM at Northwestern* Ryan FieldEvanston, IL BTN L 13–22   32,597
September 29 3:30 PM #16 Clemson Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (O'Rourke–McFadden Trophy) ESPN2 L 31–45   40,138
October 6 12:00 PM at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY CBSSN L 31–34   39,492
October 13 5:30 PM at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN2 L 7–51   81,075
October 20 3:00 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ACC RSN L 17–37   40,112
October 27 1:00 PM Maryland Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN3 W 20–17   33,267
November 3 3:30 PM at Wake Forest BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC ACC RSN L 14–28   28,963
November 10 8:00 PM #4 Notre Dame* Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (Holy War) ABC L 6–21   44,500
November 17 12:30 PM Virginia Tech Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (Rivalry) ACCN L 23–30 OT  34,266
November 24 3:00 PM at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN3 L 10–27   53,020
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benbow, Julian (November 25, 2012). "AD Brad Bates Lowers Boom on Boston College Football Coach Frank Spaziani". The Boston Globe. Retrieved November 25, 2012.