Michael McCammon

A look back at the series between Louisville and Boston College prior to Saturday's game at noon in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Cardinal Authority will provide a weekly look at the series between the University of Louisville and that week's opponent. Well, this week is an ACC road game for the Cardinals when Louisville visits Boston College on Saturday at noon in Chestnut Hills, Mass.

The University of Louisville hits the road again for another ACC contest this week as the Cardinals will face a Boston College program it has a three-game winning streak against.

The Cardinals are 5-3 all-time against the Eagles and are 2-2 in games in Chestnut Hills.

The series dates to 1986 and last season's 17-14 win at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium by U of L was the first game in the series that has been decided by seven or fewer points.

U of L dominated the game last season on defense with Sheldon Rankins getting the fumble recovery for a touchdown, while Trevon Young's sack on fourth down to end the game sealed the victory.

Two years ago, Gerod Holliman intercepted three passes and Devante Parker hauled in a TD pass for a 38-19 victory.

The Cardinals had won the previous meeting 52-28 in September of the 1998 season. Boston College won in Chestnut Hills in the first game of the series - 41-7 in 1986 - and also in 1991 33-3.


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