• Boston College: Creating the new BC offense and pushing forward with the season
  • UMass: UMass announces the cancellation of the fall sports season
  • Patriots: Patriots add depth to their backfield by signing Lamar Miller
  • Boston College: Day 5: Coach Hafley speaks on the season and QB’s meet the media
  • Patriots: Cam “meets” the media for the first time
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Boston College: Creating the new BC offense and pushing forward with the season

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 New Boston College offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Frank Cignetti Jr. has worked with quite a bit of elite talent in the game of football. Cignetti has worked with Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning, Sam Bradford, Todd Gurley, Dion Lewis, Jahvid Best and many others. He has coached in NFL playoff games and important college games. If anyone knows how to get the most out of the talent…

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UMass: UMass announces the cancellation of the fall sports season

UMass announced this morning that they will not be playing fall sports in 2020. That means that the Minutemen will not be playing football. The did say that they will contemplate playing the fall season in the spring. After consulting with university, state and public health officials, we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 @UMassFootball season. https://t.co/yUyzuuILKN — UMass Athletics (@UMassAthletics) August 11, 2020 Athletic Director Ryan Bamford…

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Patriots: Patriots add depth to their backfield by signing Lamar Miller

The Patriots signed former Dolphins and Texans running Lamar Miller yesterday. The Patriots had an available roster spot thanks to last week’s opt outs and they used one of those spots on the veteran Miller. The signing is an indication that the organization might have concerns about the availability of Sony Michel to start the season. Michel had foot surgery this off-season. On paper, Miller is a good fit. He…

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Boston College: Day 5: Coach Hafley speaks on the season and QB’s meet the media

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 The college football world seems to have crumbled or is in the process of crumbling, but you wouldn’t know anything is wrong over in Chestnut Hill. After an outrageous 48-hour Twitter storm that has seen the end of the college football world as we know it come about, the Eagles are continuing to operate like it’s business as usual. After what was their hardest practice to date…

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Patriots: Cam “meets” the media for the first time

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 Before heading into this weekend all three Patriots quarterbacks met with the media via Zoom on Friday afternoon. Cam Newton was of course the biggest point of interest of the three, and his “press conference” may have been an even bigger example of how things are changing over at Gillette. While Newton didn’t give any national secrets away he was far more engaging on some questions than…

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UMass: For the Minutemen, a season of uncertainty brings an opportunity to get better

The UMass Minutemen opened up training camp on Wednesday with a lot of uncertainty. As of now, the Minutemen are still playing this season. They are scheduled to play nine games although by all accounts, it is too early to tell if the Minutemen will actually play nine games. As of today, UMass must find replacements for UConn who is not playing for his season. Albany and Auburn. Losing the…

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Boston College: Eagles navigating strange recruiting waters during pandemic

Image courtesy of JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 Over the past decade or so, Massachusetts high school football has gone from under the radar nationally in terms of recruiting to becoming a rising hot bed for some of the top programs in the country. Dozens of players from the area are now committing to top tier programs, which is both a good and bad thing for new Boston…

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Boston College: Eagles open first training camp under Jeff Hafley

Image courtesy of Boston College Football By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 Thursday was a day that many did not think what happen. After months of uncertainty regarding the NCAA football season – and there are still plenty of questions – the Eagles opened up training camp while their official schedule dropped as well. While things are obviously different this year and the media couldn’t and won’t be present for any practices,…

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Training Camp Position Preview: Tight Ends and Wide Receivers

At 34, Julian Edelman is the elder statesman of a talented receiving corp that has a lot of question marks. By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 We’ve got actual football stuff to talk about, it’s a miracle. Now, obviously training camps are going to take a while to truly get going this year with so many different procedures and protocols for players, coaches and staff members to go through. But, still, football is…

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Opinion: Steve Addazio in hot water at Colorado State for not following COVID protocol

A report surfaced yesterday by Kevin Lytle of the Coloradoan that players at Colorado State are being told not to follow COVID-19 protocol by Steve Addazio and his staff. Among complaints from Colorado State athletes staffers: Coaches have told players not to report COVID-19 symptoms, threatened players with reduced playing time if they quarantine and claim CSU is altering contact tracing reports to keep players practicing https://t.co/OMjaq7GFsK — Kevin Lytle…

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