Maine (0-2) at Boston College (0-2), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ACC Regional Sports Networks)
Line: No early line from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Series record: Boston College leads 6-3.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Boston College has started 0-2 for just the second time since 1994. A loss to FCS team Maine would be another level of disappointment, though. The Black Bears are looking for their first win over BC since 1915.
Boston College QB Phil Jurkovec has four touchdowns and three interceptions through two games. He’ll have to avoid a resurgent Maine pass rush that has recorded six sacks through two games -- half of its 2021 total. Maine is sixth in the FCS in pass defense, allowing 116.0 yards per game.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Boston College: WR Zay Flowers caught four passes for 79 yards against Virginia Tech last week. He needs one touchdown reception to move into a tie for second on the BC career list with 20. He is sixth in school history with 2,175 receiving yards.
Maine: QB Joe Fagnano has thrown only one interception in his last 137 attempts and averages 171 passing yards per game.
FACTS & FIGURES
Maine won the first three matchups in the series but Boston College has won the last six. They last met in 2015, when BC won 24-3. ... The Eagles have won 32 straight games against FCS/I-AA opponents. All three of BC’s losses came in 1978. ... BC is 173-81-12 all-time against New England opponents, winning 33 in a row since a loss to Holy Cross in 1978.
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