College: Thoughts on Week 6 in New England College Football

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October 10, 2019

Here are some thoughts on week six of the division one college football season in New England. There were some great interesting results, most notably UNH winning their third straight home game. 1. Boston College lost a 41-39 heartbreaker to Louisville. The defense once again struggled giving up 41 points and over six hundred yards of offense. On the bright side, the offense continued to produce despite quarterback Anthony Brown…

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Boston College Rewind: Louisville 41 Eagles 39

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October 6, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles lost a heartbreaker in Louisville yesterday 41-39. The Cardinals kicked the game winning field with 1:02 left in the game after completing a six play, 52 yard drive to end the game. The story of this game was once again the defense. They gave up 664 yards of offense and allowed Louisville to convert on 8 of 16 third downs. Needless to say, the Eagles have…

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Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (3-2) at Louisville Cardinals (2-2)

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October 5, 2019

The Eagles will look to bounce back after a tough loss to Wake Forest by hitting the road to play Louisville. The Eagles have had the Cardinals number of late beating them in their last two meetings. The game today will feature the first head to head coaching match up between Steve Addazio and Scott Satterfield. Here are three keys to the game. 1. Get off the field on third…

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College: Thoughts on week 5 in New England college football

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October 2, 2019

Walt Bell’s emphasis on culture finally paid off this week in a win over Akron. UMass stole the headlines last week after securing their first win of the season over Akron. It has been a lost season thus far for first year coach Walt Bell and the Minutemen so it was nice to see the players and coaches celebrate after the win. Here are some thoughts on the week that…

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Boston College: Steve Addazio is squarely on the hot seat once again

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September 30, 2019

Steve Addazio is once again on the hot seat. If he wasn’t after the Kansas loss two weeks ago, he is now. Thanks to some game mismanagement in Saturday’s 27-24 loss to Wake Forest, the B.C faithful are starting to get restless and the pressure is once again on Addazio to get this program back on track after a big game loss. The Eagles were in good position to win…

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Boston College Rewind: Wake Forest 27 Eagles 24

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September 29, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles had a Golden opportunity to win this game but thanks to some untimely mistakes and some questionable coaching decisions, Boston College lost a heartbreaker to Wake Forest 27-24. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Defense struggled on third down: I thought Boston College played well at times on defense but their inability to get off the field on third down killed them and in many ways,…

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Boston College Preview: #24 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-0) at Boston College Eagles (3-1)

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September 28, 2019

The Eagles return home after a 30-16 win over Rutgers to host the 24th ranked Demon Deacons of Wake Forest. The Eagles had a forgettable performance the last time they played at home, losing to Kansas 48-24. The Eagles will have their hands full today, especially their defense. Wake Forest is explosive offensively, averaging 38 points per game. Controlling the ball and a slower pace offensively could benefit the Eagles…

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Boston College Rewind: Eagles 30 Rutgers 16

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September 22, 2019

Game Rewind: After a sluggish start offensively, the Eagles dominated the second half en route to a much needed 30-16 win over Rutgers. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Sluggish start: Early on, it looked like the Eagles were still trying to get last week out of their system. Quarterback Anthony Brown in particular really struggled to get into a rhythm. The second half was a different story…

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Boston College: Boston College Eagles (2-1) at Rutgers Scarlet Knights (1-2)

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September 21, 2019

The Eagles are coming off of one of the worst losses in the Steve Addazio era, a 48-24 loss to a Kansas team they should have beaten. The Eagles have an opportunity to redeem themselves this week against a Rutgers program that is improved but is still rebuilding. Here are three keys to this game. 1. Move on from last week: Last week’s loss was inexcusable. Plain and simple. All…

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Boston College Rewind: Kansas 48 Eagles 24

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September 14, 2019

Image courtesy of Greg M Cooper, USA Today Game Rewind: The Eagles simply didn’t show up. After trailing 28-27 at the half, the Eagles defense imploded in the second half giving up three touchdowns en route to 48-27 loss. Here are five thoughts from the game. 1. Defense gets exposed: I talked about in my preview of the game how important it was for this defense to continue to improve….

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