Smartly, Boston Faculty is finally getting ’Bama.
This map announced Wednesday morning that it has scheduled a dwelling-and-dwelling assortment with the Crimson Tide, beginning with a 2031 matchup in Alumni Stadium. BC will host Alabama on Sept. 13, 2031 and stir back and forth to Tuscaloosa on Sept. 16, 2034.
“As we notice to make out our future schedules, it modified into as soon as important for us to search out a assortment that would resonate with our fan antagonistic and television partners,” 2nd-300 and sixty five days AD Pat Kraft talked about. “We are inflamed to delivery up the 2-game assortment with the Crimson Tide and finally derive the replacement to host Alabama at Alumni Stadium in 2031.”
BC is 3-1 all-time against the Crimson Tide, on the replacement hand, the teams haven’t met since 1984. That’s when the Eagles upset then-No. 9 Alabama at Legion Self-discipline. Within the toddler stages of his Heisman Trophy marketing campaign, Doug Flutie piloted a 17-level BC comeback en path to a 38-31 select over the Crimson Tide. He threw for 254 yards and a pair of rankings, but Troy Stradford modified into as soon as the hero, capping the victory with a 42-yard touchdown hotfoot in the waning minutes of regulation.
The Eagles possess by no manner conducted Alabama in Alumni Stadium. Their lone dwelling game against the Crimson Tide got right here in 1983 at Sullivan Stadium in Foxboro. BC pulled out a 20-13 select.
The teams’ first meeting happened on Jan. 1, 1943. Alabama got right here away with a 37-21 Orange Bowl victory. It marked a disappointing enact to BC’s season. The Eagles started the 300 and sixty five days 8-0 and had been ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll earlier than shedding to Holy Bad, 55-12, in the closing week of the customary season.
Alabama has been the most effective program in faculty soccer since Gash Saban took over the reins in 2007. Within the closing 14 years, Alabama has posted a 165-23 file and won six national championships: three in the Bowl Championship Series and three in the Faculty Football Playoff technology. The Crimson Tide possess easiest disregarded out on one CFP since the competition’s inception.
Saban will be 79 (turning 80) when the 2031 season rolls round. He’s already the third-oldest coach in the FBS but factual signed a contract extension earlier this week that’s pickle to consume him with Alabama throughout the 2028 season.
This 300 and sixty five days, BC will play its first SEC opponent since 2008 when the Eagles host Missouri in Week 4. This might well presumably possibly also be the first time since 1987 that BC will host an SEC opponent.