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Just curious, did they announce the attendance for today's game, and if so, what was it?
 

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They announced 34K+, but actual buts in seats were probably around 32K in my not so educated guestimation. Not bad at all for a game against a 1AA team that was postponed. All the hullabaloo about moving it to Saturday seems moot.
 
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Thanks, that's better than I thought it'd be.
 

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I thought attendance was pretty good today. It was tough to get a feel for the total number because so many people were standing behind the red line under the upper deck in order to get out of the sun
 
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That's low considering last weekend ticketmaster had less than 2,800 tickets left.
 

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well, fwiw, this is what the stands looked like after the coin toss at the bc game today...


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Where's section T? BC has a notoriously late arriving crowd, did it look better in the 2nd quarter?
 
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^^ it filled in more, but there were plenty of empty seats, and a fairly sizeable number of NU fans. the place emptied out when nu went up 24-10 and there were maybe 15-20k left to see bc have a shot to tie it with under a minute left.
 

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That's the thing. It was against another Boston team.

Can't wait to ssee UMass

Some comps:

TCU/Baylor 43+
NCC/RU 40+
Wake/SU 40+
NU/BC 37+
/UConn 34+
Nova/Temple 32+
UMass/HolyCross 15+
 
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A lot more than the 15k someone said we'd get because of the postponement.
 

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that seems pretty impressive especially when you consider it was postponed and compare it to other games out there.
 
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Now the real question: What % of fans would you say made it in by kickoff? lol
 

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The size of today's crowd wasn't too bad once it filled in. The reschedule really threw some kinks in peoples' plans. As far as the % of fans for kickoff, disappointing as usual. Still a long was to go there. Liked most of the changes to the pre-kickoff routine, but there needs to be some definitive trigger/cue when the team takes the field. I know O Fortuna was Randy's thing, but today's intro/music didn't seem to be in sync.
 

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Not too shabby. Now let's pack The Rent for Sept. 16th!
 

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I think a win at Vandy helps us get a pretty good crowd for Iowa St., given the quality (or perceived quality) of the opponent.
 
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That's the thing. It was against another Boston team.

Can't wait to ssee UMass
Are you referring to the BC game today? They played northWESTern. Northeastern doesn't even have a football team anymore.
 
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