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

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August 10, 2020

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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Boston College: Eagles navigating strange recruiting waters during pandemic

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August 7, 2020

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

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August 6, 2020

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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Boston College: Phil Jurkovec is deemed eligible by the NCAA. Eagles get their man

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August 4, 2020

Phil Jurkovec is a free man. Well sort of. The Notre Dame transfer was finally granted eligibility by the NCAA. Just in time for the start of training camp. Waiver. Granted. @pjurkovec #GetIn pic.twitter.com/SPxUJFpCcT — BC Football (@BCFootball) August 4, 2020 Jurkovec’s eligibility was in question for the past six months but Jeff Hafley and his staff finally got the news they have been waiting for today. Jurkovec is the…

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Boston College: It’s official. The Eagles are playing but the schedule is different

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July 31, 2020

The ACC announced on Wednesday that the conference is playing football this fall. The conference will play ten conference games and one non conference game. This allows for late season rivalries like Clemson and South Carolina, Florida and Florida State and Kentucky and Louisville to continue. If all goes well with COVID-19, all fall sports in the ACC will begin between Sept 7th and Sept 12th. The conference will play…

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Boston College: BC Women’s Soccer Alum turned Super Fan starts national #FreeJurk movement

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July 27, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 While the Boston College football season is still very much in question – as is the rest of the NCAA’s football future – one guy in particular is being forced to sit and wait with far too much uncertainty. Quarterback Phil Jurkovec is still waiting to hear from the NCAA regarding his waiver after transferring from Notre Dame in January. As the days tick down towards…

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Boston College: The Eagles top off another great week by getting a commitment from four-star cornerback Clinton Burton Jr.

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July 18, 2020

Image courtesy of 24/7 sports. Boston College Football was already having a good week when Jeff Hafley and his staff landed former Ohio State wide receiver Jaelin Gill earlier the week. Well things got better last night when four star cornerback Clinton Burton Jr. out of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore committed to the Eagles. Building my legacy 🦅…. pic.twitter.com/G7GBD9t2iI — Clinton Burton Jr (@CJUNO_) July 18, 2020 Burton had…

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Newest BC receiver Jaelen Gill gains immediate eligibility, is ready to make a statement.

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July 16, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 New Boston College offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti Jr. is going to have plenty of toys to play with while devising game plans this fall. With David Bailey in the backfield, Zay Flowers and Kobay White at wide receiver as well as Hunter Long at tight end, Cignetti already had plenty to work with. However, recent Ohio State transfer receiver Jaelen Gill got word he would be…

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Boston College: Coach Hafley addresses the return of players on campus

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June 24, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 Football is back at The Heights. Well, sort of. On Monday Eagles’ players returned to campus. On Wednesday head coach Jeff Hafley met with the media for the first time in a while and answered questions ranging from NCAA guidelines to whether or not he’ll be taking a short vacation before things truly ramp up. Here’s a look at some of the key points from Wednesday’s interaction:…

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Boston College: Eagles return for summer workouts after a long layoff

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June 24, 2020

The Boston College Football team is back on campus for voluntary summer workouts. Head football coach Jeff Hafley met with the team on Monday prior to the start of workouts. After three months of being quarantined and doing virtual workouts, the players are back at the Heights working with the coaches and training staff as they prepare for what they hope will be a 2020 season. Of course the players…

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