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Sport Boston College bowl game delayed due to inclement weather for second straight season

02:20  03 january  2020
02:20  03 january  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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The First Responder Bowl between No. 25 Boise State and Boston College was canceled Wednesday due to severe weather in the area. Lightning in the area caused the game to be delayed , and after a waiting period of nearly 90 minutes, officials got together Boston College finishes its season at 7-5.

The Servpro First Responder Bowl game between Boise State and Boston College was canceled Wednesday afternoon due to severe weather . "We knew there was a chance of inclement weather [ for this] game ," Ringler said in the statement, per Scott Bell of the Dallas Morning News.

Inclement weather is apparently quite drawn to Boston College bowl games.

a football player running with the ball: Boston College quarterback Dennis Grosel fumbles during the first half of the Birmingham Bowl. (Photo/Butch Dill)© Provided by Yahoo! Sports Boston College quarterback Dennis Grosel fumbles during the first half of the Birmingham Bowl. (Photo/Butch Dill)

Last year, Boston College’s matchup against Boise State in the First Responder Bowl was canceled after multiple lightning delays.

This time around, the Eagles made it through 8:05 of play before its game against Cincinnati in the Birmingham Bowl was delayed due to weather.

By rule, games are suspended for 30 minutes when a lightning strike is detected within an eight-mile radius of the stadium. The Birmingham Bowl is only being delayed for now with hopes to resume play once that 30-minute period comes to an end. Last year’s First Responder Bowl marked the first time an FBS bowl game has been canceled due to weather.

There wasn’t much action on the field before the delay. The game is scoreless with the Eagles and Bearcats combining for 21 yards of offense.

Boston College, 6-6 on the year, is playing the game with Richie Gunnell as its interim head coach following the firing of Steve Addazio. On the other side, Cincinnati is looking to finish with 11 wins for the second straight season.

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