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2012 Boston College Eagles football team

The 2012 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by fourth year head coach Frank Spaziani and played their home games at Alumni Stadium. They were a member of the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

2012 Boston College Eagles football
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ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
2012 record2–10 (1–7 ACC)
Head coachFrank Spaziani (4th as head coach, 15th overall season)
Offensive coordinatorDoug Martin (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBill McGovern (12th season)
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 10 Florida State xy$   7 1         12 2  
No. 11 Clemson x   7 1         11 2  
NC State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Maryland   2 6         4 8  
Boston College   1 7         2 10  
Coastal Division
Georgia Tech xy   5 3         7 7  
North Carolina   5 3         8 4  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Virginia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Duke   3 5         6 7  
Virginia   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Florida State 21, Georgia Tech 15
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • † North Carolina ineligible for ACC title, championship game, and bowl game due to NCAA sanctions.[1]
    ‡ Miami ineligible for ACC title, championship game, and bowl game due to self-imposed sanctions.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

On November 25, 2012, it was announced by Athletic Director Brad Bates that head coach Frank Spaziani was relieved of duties as head coach of the Eagles.[2]

Boston College (in white) on defense versus Wake Forest (in black) during the November 3, 2012 game

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 13:30 p.m.Miami (FL)ABC/ESPN2L 32–4139,262
September 81:00 p.m.Maine*
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
ESPN3W 34–330,685
September 153:30 p.m.at Northwestern*BTNL 13–2232,597
September 293:30 p.m.No. 16 Clemson
ESPN2L 31–4540,138
October 612:00 p.m.at Army*CBSSNL 31–3439,492
October 135:30 p.m.at No. 12 Florida StateESPN2L 7–5181,075
October 203:00 p.m.at Georgia TechACC RSNL 17–3740,112
October 271:00 p.m.Maryland
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA
ESPN3W 20–1733,267
November 33:30 p.m.at Wake ForestACC RSNL 14–2828,963
November 108:00 p.m.No. 4 Notre Dame*
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA (Holy War)
ABCL 6–2144,500
November 1712:30 p.m.Virginia Tech
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Chestnut Hill, MA (rivalry)
ACCNL 23–30 OT34,266
November 243:00 p.m.at NC StateESPN3L 10–2753,020

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2018 ACC Media Guide" (PDF). theacc.com. ACC. p. 115. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  2. ^ Benbow, Julian (November 25, 2012). "AD Brad Bates Lowers Boom on Boston College Football Coach Frank Spaziani". The Boston Globe. Retrieved November 25, 2012.