The college football season, which technically commenced earlier this week, officially kicks off this afternoon with a slew of games, including two local contests.
Boston College and UMass – “Battle for the Bay State” – will square off at 3 p.m. at Gillette Stadium, while Holy Cross travels to Albany at 6 p.m.
Below are a few links about these contests, so enjoy. Also, make sure to circle back later on Facebook and Twitter for posts about each game:
- SB Nation’s BC Interruption has a few final thoughts on today’s non-conference clash, which should keep you occupied while waiting for kickoff.
- GazetteNet.com has a preview of BC-UMass, including thoughts on breaking down video on both teams.
- In case you missed it: ESPN’s ACC Blog has a post and tweet photo of Doug Flutie‘s statue dining a UMass jersey.
- The Patriot League posted a season preview about Holy Cross’ football team, including five questions to ponder.
- The Worcester Telegram & Gazette published a preview on BC, UMass renewing their Bay State rivalry.