May 17, 2012
Boston College will kick off its 2012 season at home against Miami on Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. and will host Maine, its opponent in week two, on Sept. 8 at 1 p.m., according to an announcement made by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Thursday.
The Sept. 1 game between the Eagles and Hurricanes will be televised nationally on ESPN2 and regionally on ABC.
Boston College and Maine on Sept. 8 will be carried exclusively by ESPN3, the web-streaming platform which is now available in more than 73 million homes.
Also announced Thursday, the eighth annual ACC Football Championship game will kick off Dec. 1 in Charlotte, N.C., at either 7:45 p.m. on ESPN or 8 p.m. on ABC. It marks the fourth straight season in which the ACC title game is to be played in prime time.
2012 BOSTON COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
|Sept. 1||Miami*||ABC/ESPN2#||3:30 p.m.|
|Sept. 8||Maine||ESPN3||1 p.m.|
|Sept. 15||at Northwestern|
|Oct. 6||at Army||CBS Sports Network||Noon|
|Oct. 13||at Florida State*|
|Oct. 20||at Georgia Tech*|
|Nov. 3||at Wake Forest*|
|Nov. 10||Notre Dame|
|Nov. 17||Virginia Tech*|
|Nov. 24||at NC State*|
* denotes Atlantic Coast Conference game
# televised regionally on ABC, on ESPN2 to the rest of the nation