1996 Boston College Eagles football team

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1996 Boston College Eagles football
Boston College Eagles wordmark.png
Conference Big East Conference
1996 record 5–7 (2–5 Big East)
Head coach Dan Henning (3rd season)
Captain Stalin Colinet
Captain Mark Nori
Captain Daryl Porter
Captain Omari Walker[1]
Home stadium Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 13 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
No. 14 Miami (FL) +   6 1         9 3  
No. 21 Syracuse +   6 1         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         8 4  
Pittsburgh   3 4         4 7  
Boston College   2 5         5 7  
Rutgers   1 6         2 9  
Temple   0 7         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College in the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Eagles were led by third-year head coach Dan Henning, in his final year with the team, and played their home games at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. They competed as members of the Big East Conference, finishing sixth with a conference record of 2–5.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
August 31 at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 24–21  
September 14 No. 19 Virginia Tech Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA (Rivalry) L 7–45  
September 21 at No. 8 Michigan* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 14–20  
September 28 Navy* Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA W 43–38  
October 5 at No. 19 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV L 17–34  
October 12 at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH W 24–17  
October 19 Rutgers Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA W 37–13  
October 26 Syracuse Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (Rivalry) L 17–45  
October 31 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 13–20  
November 9 No. 17 Notre Dame* Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (Holy War) L 21–48  
November 16 Temple Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA W 21–20  
November 23 at No. 25 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 26–43  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009-10 Boston College Record Book pg. 114
  2. ^ "1996 Boston College Eagles Schedule & Results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 11, 2017.