1988 Boston College Eagles football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1988 Boston College Eagles football
Boston College Eagles wordmark.png
Conference Independent
1988 record 3–8
Head coach Jack Bicknell (8th season)
Captain Joe Wolf
Captain Mark Murphy[1]
Home stadium Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 3 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 5 West Virginia           11 1 0
Southern Miss           10 2 0
No. 13 Syracuse           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
Louisville           8 3 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Northern Illinois           7 4 0
Pittsburgh           6 5 0
Memphis State           6 5 0
Southwest Louisiana           6 5 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Akron           5 6 0
Penn State           5 6 0
Tulane           5 6 0
Louisiana Tech           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulsa           4 7 0
Boston College           3 8 0
Cincinnati           3 8 0
East Carolina           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Virginia Tech           3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Eagles were led by eighth-year head coach Jack Bicknell, and played their home games at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. On November 19, the team participated in one of the first American college football game played in Europe, in the Emerald Isle Classic, played in Dublin, Ireland.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 1 No. 8 USC Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 7–34  
September 10 Cincinnati Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA W 41–7  
September 17 at No. 16 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA L 20–23  
September 24 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX L 17–31  
October 1 Pitt Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA W 34–31  
October 15 Rutgers Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA L 6–17  
October 22 at No. 6 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV L 19–59  
November 5 at Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 7–10  
November 12 No. 15 Syracuse Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (Rivalry) L 20–45  
November 19 vs. Army Aviva StadiumDublin, Ireland (Emerald Isle Classic) W 38–24  
November 26 at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 28–45  
#Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009-10 Boston College Record Book pg. 114
  2. ^ "1988 Boston College Eagles Schedule & Results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 11, 2017.