A look back at the series between Louisville and Boston College prior to Saturday's game at 12:30 p.m.

Cardinal Authority will provide a weekly look at the series between the University of Louisville and that week's opponent. Well, this week is the return home after a month against Boston College. The Cardinals will host the Eagles on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

The University of Louisville and Boston College will meet on the gridiron for the eighth time in history on Saturday when the Cardinals' host the Eagles' at 12:30 p.m. in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

Louisville has won the last two meetings and leads the series 4-3.

The Cardinals beat Boston College 38-19 last season in Chestnut Hills, Mass., when Reggie Bonnafon came into the game after Will Gardner was injured. U of L trailed 14-3 but scored 21 unanswered points in a 38-19 victory.

Bonnafon rushed for 76 yards, while DeVante Parker had eight catches for 144 yards and a TD in the victory.

U of L also won the previous meeting, a 52-28 victory in 1998 - the first year of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. U of L also won against Boston College in 1989 and '90.

Boston College won the first meeting in the series in 1986 and also won in '91 and '94. The victory in '91 came at Old Cardinal Stadium and is the only victory the Eagles have in Louisville.


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