1982 Boston College Eagles football team

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1982 Boston College Eagles football
Boston College Eagles wordmark.png
Tangerine Bowl, L 26–33 vs. Auburn
ConferenceIndependent
1982 record8–3–1
Head coachJack Bicknell (2nd season)
Captains
  • Jack Belcher
  • Russell Joyner
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Penn State           11 1 0
No. 13 Florida State           9 3 0
No. 10 Pittsburgh           9 3 0
No. 19 West Virginia           9 3 0
Boston College           8 3 1
Southwestern Louisiana           7 3 1
East Carolina           7 4 0
Miami           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Virginia Tech           7 4 0
Notre Dame           6 4 1
Cincinnati           6 5 0
Georgia Tech           6 5 0
Navy           6 5 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Army           4 7 0
South Carolina           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
William & Mary           3 8 0
North Texas State           2 9 0
Syracuse           2 9 0
Memphis State           1 10 0
Richmond           0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Eagles were led by second-year head coach Jack Bicknell, and played their home games at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Sophomore quarterback Doug Flutie threw for over 2,700 yards, leading Boston College to the 1982 Tangerine Bowl, their first bowl game since 1942.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 4at Texas A&MW 38–16
September 11at No. 16 ClemsonT 17–17
September 25at NavyW 31–0
October 2TempleNo. 18W 17–7
October 9at No. 16 West VirginiaNo. 19L 13–20
October 16Rutgers
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
W 14–13
October 23at ArmyW 32–17
October 30No. 8 Penn State
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
L 17–52
November 6at MassachusettsW 34–21
November 13Syracuse
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA (rivalry)
W 20–13
November 20Holy Cross
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA (rivalry)
W 35–10
December 18vs. No. 18 AuburnL 26–33
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[1]

Roster[edit]

1982 Boston College Eagles football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 22 Doug Flutie So
WR 20 Gerard Phelan So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 17 Tony Thurman So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982 Boston College Eagles Schedule & Results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 12, 2017.