- Twitter chatter early this morning has been dominated by pure, unadulterated excitement. Whether fans were in Boston headed to the stadium, preparing to head to a bar to watch with fellow fans or simply just waking up...lots of "Go 'Cats" activity.
- Around 9:15 a.m. CT, ESPN's College Gameday via Rob Stone broke the news that Dan Persa is out for today's game and Kain Colter will get the start. Immediately, the twitter-verse shifted focus.
- — NU_Sports (@NU_Sports)Sat, Sep 03 2011 07:20:55
- — mattlopas (@mattlopas)Sat, Sep 03 2011 07:35:47
- And finally, one of the most anticipated Northwestern season-openers in a while is ready to begin!!
- — NU_SportsLIVE (@NU_SportsLIVE)Sat, Sep 03 2011 08:44:25GAME DAY 'Cat fans! Welcome to our live tweets from Alumni Stadium on a perfect day for football in Chestnut Hill, Mass.! #NUvsBC
- — NU_SportsLIVE (@NU_SportsLIVE)Sat, Sep 03 2011 09:06:31After Steve Flaherty delivers the opening kickoff of the season, BC's Andre Williams jets 69 yards around end down to the 4 on play No. 1
- Boston College leads, 3-0, with 12:49 to go in the first quarter