Miami Hurricanes vs. Boston College - By the Numbers
2 – Consecutive seasons in which a Miami Hurricane wide receiver has surpassed the 2,000-yard mark for his career: Leonard Hankerson in 2010 (2,160) and Travis Benjamin in 2011 (2,069).
#5 – Boston College’s national rank over the last seven seasons in rushing defense, allowing its opponents only 99.53 yards per game across a span of 91 games.
25 – Seniors on the 2011 Miami Hurricanes’ team that have since graduated; five more Hurricanes forewent their final years of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft.
28 – Times the Canes and Eagles have met; Miami holds a 23-5 all-time series advantage, including an 8-3 record when playing in Chestnut Hill.
42 – Players in their first year of eligibility with the Hurricanes: 34 true freshmen and eight redshirt freshmen. Boston College has 23 true freshmen on its roster entering Saturday’s match-up.
52 – Combined points scored by the Eagles in their last two meetings against the Hurricanes: 28 in 2007 and 24 in 2011.
58 – Wins by Boston College since joining the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2005, trailing only Virginia Tech’s 74 victories.
79-yard touchdown run recorded by Lamar Miller in the 2011 season finale against Boston College, which marked the longest touchdown run by a Hurricane since 2000.
98.5 – percentage of offensive yards returning for Boston College in 2012, a figure which leads the nation.
2007 – The last time the Hurricanes played in Chestnut Hill, where the Eagles prevailed b a final score of 28-14.
list compiled by: Darci Miller