Boston College appeared in their first bowl game in the late 1930s, but after making a bowl game in the 1942 season, the Eagles went 40 years until they made another bowl appearance. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, the Eagles made eight bowl games, but over the last 15 years, Boston College has been a consistent presence during bowl season. In program history, the Eagles have made over 20 bowl games, winning more than 10. Boston College went to 12 consecutive bowl games starting in 1999 and during that time, they went on an 8-game winning streak.
Boston College has had a few memorable bowl games in program history including their victory over Tennessee in the 1941 Sugar Bowl. The Eagles finished the season undefeated and ranked 5th in the country in the season ending Associated Press polls. Another memorable bowl game for Boston College occurred in the 2007 Champs Sports Bowl against Michigan State. The Eagles were coming off an appearance in the ACC Championship game and defeated the Spartans to finish with 10 wins on the season and a top 15 ranking in the country.
Boston College fans are very loyal and love to travel to see their favorite team play. Whether it be the Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tennessee or the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana in front of 70,000, Boston College fans will be in attendance. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Boston College Eagles Bowl Game tickets.
Boston College Eagles Recent Bowl Game History
In the 2014 Pinstripe Bowl, the Boston College Eagles and Penn State Nittany Lions squared off in a very close game; Penn state took the win over the Eagles by one point, 30-31. The average ticket price was $131, a decrease from the $168 average price from the 2013 Pinstripe Bowl between Notre Dame and Rutgers.