Brief melee along Syracuse sideline with Boston College

A brief fight broke out on the Syracuse sideline between Orange quarterback Eric Dungey and a couple of Boston College players early in the first quarter of the game Saturday.

It started after Dungey was intercepted by BC defensive back William Harris, who threw him to the ground after pushing him out of bounds.

BC linebacker Matt Milano stepped over and in front of Dungey, and the QB pushed him down into an equipment container near the stands. Players from both teams - with a few from BC running across the field - got involved in a shoving match before the officials and coaches got things under control.

Dungey was given an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Each team was assessed one for players getting involved.

It's the 50th meeting between the rivals.

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