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Sunday's bowl game: Fight Hunger Bowl

Boston College takes on Nevada in San Francisco.

January 08, 2011
  • Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick (10) hands off to running back Vai Taua in the first half of a Western Athletic Conference game agianst Louisiana Tech.
Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick (10) hands off to running back Vai… (Derick E. Hingle / US Presswire )

FIGHT HUNGER BOWL

BOSTON COLLEGE (7-5) VS. NEVADA (12-1)

When: Sunday.

Where: San Francisco.

Time: 6 p.m.

TV: ESPN.

About Boston College: After a 2-5 start, the Eagles closed the season with five consecutive victories to earn a spot in a bowl game for the 12th consecutive season. Boston College's offense never really came around this season, although Montel Harris led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 1,242 yards rushing, but the Eagles' run defense ranks No. 1 nationally and gives up an average of 80.2 yards rushing per game.

About Nevada : Next to Texas Christian, Nevada has been the most successful non-automatic-qualifying school this season. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and running back Vai Tau have combined for 2,400 yards and 34 touchdowns on the ground.

Watchability: 3 out of 5

—Orlando Sentinel

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