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#FakeNunes previews Syracuse vs. Boston College

Orange look to take the final game of the home-stand vs the Eagles

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It’s Wednesday, so you know what that means... time for the blog that gave you the internet’s most ridiculous college football preview series- it’s #FakeNunes time. Have we found some creative ways to get #jokesandgarbage into a Syracuse Orange preview? You be the judge.

Now onto this week’s opponent

Opponent: Boston College Eagles

Location: Newton, Mass

Students: 9,637 students who are a bit relieved they don’t have to see Alex Verdugo’s beard until March

The 2021 Fake Nunes Statistical Index (#FNSI)

We continue to look to innovate our analytics model so we here’s what the lab cooked up for this season.



How great would a 90s throwback game be between these two rivals? Champion for the Cuse

Syracuse v Maryland Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images

Boston College

Russell Athletic for BC

Matt Hasselbeck
Check out the Reebok cleats on the original Matty Ice

Advantage: Push. Everyone wins unless the coaching staff wears Bike coaches shorts on the sidelines

Weekend event in town:

We recognize that some of you might need something else to do to celebrate a win or forget a loss, so we’re picking one community event from each city and determining which is more fun.

Newton: Cemetery Fall Tree Tour

Enjoy a tour with Newton Cemetery arborist Julie Clements as we welcome you back to the cemetery. Our horticulture staff have been busy since our last tour in 2019, and we can’t wait to show you what we’ve been working on. Come see our new bare root tree plantings, our thriving gardens, and hopefully a pop of fall color! .

Syracuse: Dino Stroll Syracuse

is the most realistic tour back into history with animatronic dinosaurs that are created with moving heads, necks, tails, wings, eyes blinking, mouths that open and close, breathing movements, synchronized sounds and many more exquisite details that bring them to life.

Advantage: Syracuse because if something weird happens on Halloween Weekend you’d be better off around animatronic dinosaurs than in a cemetery....we think

Football Program Hashtag:

None vs #ForBoston

They even have a turkey an eagle emoji after it.....although it would be more accurate to say #ForNewton

Advantage: Boston College

Offensive Line Coach Looks Like:

Fans of the LeBatard Show might know this game, it’s where we guess what is the best description for each team’s offensive line coach. This week’s match-up:

Matt Applebaum looks like an 11th-grade Global History coach who coaches football, JV basketball and outdoor track.

Mike Schmidt looks like he’s the official uniform provider for every school from Utica to Weedsport

Advantage: Syracuse because locking down a territory like this is a big deal

The Official #FakeNunes Game Prediction:

The hottest ACC HC in 2018 welcomes the hottest ACC HC in 2020 and all they do before the game is make fun of the hottest ACC HC in 2021- Dave Clawson. With two teams dealing with injuries playing a late afternoon game on Homecoming Weekend things are likely to get weird in the Dome. How weird will they get? Well let’s just say after Dennis Grosel puts BC in front late in the fourth quarter, the Eagles plan to kick short is disrupted by The Berlin Bear who breaks a couple of tackles on his way to a long return. Syracuse uses the short field to score the game-winner on a throwback pass to the tight end and Chris Elmore does his best Ivan Foy celebration dance in front of Otto’s Army.