Boston College revealed its football schedule for the 2013 season Monday, opening with a home game against Villanova on Aug. 31.
The Eagles’ Atlantic Coast Conference schedule kicks off the following week in a nationally televised home game against Wake Forest (Sept. 6) in prime time.
BC’s first road game will be at Southern Cal on Sept. 14, and the team visits New Mexico State Nov. 9 for the first-ever meeting with the Aggies. Army comes to Chestnut Hill on Oct. 5.
The Eagles will visit new ACC member Syracuse in the season finale on Nov. 30.
The full schedule, times and TV information will be revealed later (home games in capitals):
Aug. 31 VILLANOVA
Sept. 6 (Fri.) WAKE FOREST* ESPN 8 p.m.
Sept. 14 at Southern California
Sept. 28 FLORIDA STATE*
Oct. 5 ARMY
Oct. 12 at Clemson*
Oct. 26 at North Carolina*
Nov. 2 VIRGINIA TECH*
Nov. 9 at New Mexico State
Nov. 16 NC STATE*
Nov. 23 at Maryland*
Nov. 30 at Syracuse*
* denotes ACC games