Fenway Park to host three college football games next season

Fenway Park will holdthree college football games in November, including one involving Boston College, which turned down https://www.athleticsedges.com/oakland-athletics/santiago-casilla-jersey an offer to play a home game at the Red Sox ballpark this past season, the Boston Globe reports.In the most recent college football game played at Fenway, Notre Dame beat hostBoston Collegein 2015 in front of a sellout crowd of 38,686.MORE: When did your team last win a national title in football?While Boston Collegewill play UConn at the ballpark on Nov. 18, 2017, it will be a home game for the Huskies, not the Eagles.David Benedict, UConn’s new athletic director, liked the offer put forth by the Red Sox: a $1.125 million guarantee, the largest in school history, plus 22,000tickets.We could not be happier to take part, Benedict said.As the visiting team https://www.athleticsedges.com/oakland-athletics/rollie-fingers-jersey , Boston Collegegets no guarantee and an allotment of just 7,000 tickets.Boston Collegeathletic director Brad Bates, who decision it was to turn down the offer for the 2016 game, said in a statement, This is a great opportunity for our fans to see us play seven games in Boston . . . We are excited about the chance to play a game in one of American’s most iconic sports venues.A week earlier at Fenway, Brown hosts Dartmouth on Friday, Nov. 10, and UMa s takes on Maine on Saturday the 11th.There will also be several high school football games at the ballpark next season, plus an Irish hurling match after the football field is broken down, as the Red Sox look Rollie Fingers Jersey to maximize revenues beyond baseball season.November is a good month for us, Red Sox team president Sam Kennedy said. We want to activate the ballpark as much as po sible once the baseball season is over. The ballpark is a great venue.

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