Eagles, Irish to wear special uniforms for Fenway Game

The Boston College football team will wear uniforms commemorating the 30th anniversary of the 1985 Cotton Bowl victory and the famous Hail Mary pass when the Eagles face Notre Dame on Nov. 21 at Fenway Park. The game is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. and will air on NBCSN.

The specially-designed Under Armour uniforms were inspired by the “Miracle in Miami,” Doug Flutie’s last-second touchdown pass to Gerald Phelan on Nov. 23, 1984 in the Orange Bowl to give the No. 10 Eagles a 47-45 win over 12th-ranked Miami. BC finished the season with a 10-2 record and defeated Houston, 45-28, in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1, 1985.

The uniforms are made of Under Armour’s new ArmourGrid technology, the strongest, lightest and most durable fabric in the collegiate game. BC’s throwback jerseys include numbers drawn to mimic the font worn during the 1984 season and a base layer with a stripe that is exact same as the one the Hail Mary and Cotton Bowl uniforms. Vintage BC logos mimic the placement of the Cotton Bowl logos and the gold color pants are designed to be the same color as the ones worn by the Eagles in the late 80s. The 2015 team will also don solid gold helmets for the game against the Fighting Irish.

Replica jerseys and other memorabilia will be for sale in the Boston College bookstore.

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Notre Dame broke out its Under Armour ‘Shamrock’ design for the rivalry showdown through a tweet on its main football account………………..

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