BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES

Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus to serve the sons of Boston’s Irish immigrants and was the first institution of higher education to be founded in the city of Boston. Today, it is one of the foremost universities in the nation, with a coeducational enrollment of nearly 14,700 undergraduate and graduate students. BC boasts a rich American football tradition that includes 24 postseason bowl games, a Heisman Trophy winner (Doug Flutie) and nine members of the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame. The Eagles are coached by Steve Addazio, who has led the team to two consecutive postseason bowl games since becoming head coach in 2013.  BC has, in fact, participated in a postseason bowl game in 14 of the last 16 seasons. We Are BC

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  • Nickname – Eagles
  • Colours – Maroon and Gold
  • Head Coach – Steve Addazio
  • Fight Song – “For Boston”
  • Conference – Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
  • Established – 1863
  • Location – Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
  • Students – 14,500

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS

Founded in 1885, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a public research university with more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Ranked as the nation’s seventh-best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education. Georgia Tech is one of the oldest college football programs in the nation and ranks in the top 20 in all-time wins. Georgia Tech has made 43 bowl appearances and has won four national championships. The Jackets are coached by Paul Johnson, who is 58-35 in seven seasons on The Flats. He has led the Yellow Jackets to three ACC Championship Game appearances in 2009, 2012 and 2014. Georgia Tech won the 2014 Orange Bowl in decisive fashion to finish in the Top 10 of final AP and coaches polls. Together We Swarm

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