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Football 22nd in ESPN/USA Today Poll




Nov. 14, 1999

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Fresh off their 34-17 win over West Virginia Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill, the Boston College Eagles are ranked 22nd in this week's ESPN/USA Today college football coaches' poll. BC was ranked 25th in that poll last week.

The Eagles have cracked the Associated Press writers' poll for the first time this season, coming in at 25th.

The 7-2 Eagles will head to South Bend, Ind., next weekend for a nationally televised (NBC) game vs. Notre Dame. Boston College will enter a game with a 7-2 record for the first time since November 20, 1993 ? when they upset top-ranked Notre Dame 41-39 on David Gordon's last-second field goal.

A look at this week's polls:

Associated Press Poll

1. Florida St.10-0
2. Virginia Tech9-0
3. Florida9-1
4. Nebraska9-1
5. Wisconsin9-2
6. Texas9-2
7. Tennessee7-2
8. Alabama8-2
9. Kansas St.9-1
10. Michigan8-2
11. Marshall10-0
12. Mississippi St.8-1
13. Penn State9-2
14. Georgia Tech7-2
15. Michigan St.8-2
16. Mississippi7-2
17. Minnesota7-3
18. So. Mississippi7-3
19. BYU8-2
19. Purdue6-4
21. Georgia6-3
22. Arkansas6-3
23. East Carolina8-2
24. Texas A&M7-3
25. Boston College7-2

ESPN/USA Today Poll

1. Florida St10-0
2. Virginia Tech9-0
3. Florida9-1
4. Nebraska9-1
5. Wisconsin9-2
6. Texas9-2
7. Tennessee7-2
8. Alabama8-2
9. Kansas St.9-1
10. Michigan8-2
11. Marshall10-0
12. Georgia Tech7-2
13. Penn State9-2
14. Michigan St.8-2
15. Mississippi St.8-1
16. Mississippi7-2
17. So. Mississippi7-3
18. Minnesota7-3
19. BYU8-2
20. Texas A&M7-3
21. East Carolina8-2
22. Boston College7-2
23. Georgia6-3
24. Arkansas6-3
25. Purdue6-4

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