Boston College: BREAKING NEWS – BC season ends as Eagles decide not to play in a bowl game

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December 10, 2020

Senior linebacker Max Richardson stood up amongst his Eagles teammates on Thursday and delivered the news. The Eagles were forgoing the opportunity to play in a bowl game this season. The 2020 roster was finally going to be able to go home and see their friends, families, pets and anyone else they’ve missed since returning to campus on June 28. “I think being a senior – well a fourth year…

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Boston College: Eagles drop season finale to Virginia, but complete a remarkable year

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December 6, 2020

Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — The 2020 Boston College football team deserved a better ending than the one it potentially had on Saturday night. The Eagles wrapped up an unimaginably difficult season with a 43-32 loss to Virginia despite backup quarterback Dennis Grosel tying Doug Flutie’s single-game program passing record with 520 yards. At first glance, BC’s final 6-5 record (5-5 ACC) is nothing to get…

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Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (6-4) at Virginia Cavaliers (4-4)

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December 5, 2020

Line: Virginia -3.5 Opening Drive: The Eagles are coming off of a 34-27 win over Louisville which saw starting quarterback Phil Jurkovec and running back David Bailey both get hurt. Jurkovec will not play today so back up Dennis Grosel will get the start. Jurkovec has had a terrific first season at the Heights so the Eagles will miss him. Grosel however has plenty of starting experience and he played…

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Boston College: Eagles looking to wrap up crazy 2020 season with a bang

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December 4, 2020

We made it folks. Well, they made it. Back in March when there was plenty of uncertainty regarding the season, all anyone who was covering or following the football program wanted was an opportunity to see some actual games. Not only did Jeff Hafley and his staff provide that opportunity for the fan base and local media, but he got the entire program to buy in to an extent that…

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Boston College: Eagles land another 4 Star commitment from linebacker Bryce Steele

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December 2, 2020

Jeff Hafley and his staff landed another four star recruit today when Episcopal High School (Virginia) hybrid linebacker/safety Bryce Steele committed to the Eagles. https://twitter.com/bryce_steele1/status/1333894888195297283?s=21 Steele had originally committed to South Carolina but with Will Muschamp getting fired and the uncertainty of a new staff, Steele re-opened his commitment. Steele decided to pick from four schools. Boston College, Texas, N.C State and Michigan State. Steele chose the Eagles and in…

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Boston College: Grosel, Eagles have a memorable day with 34-27 win over Louisville

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November 29, 2020

WINSLOW TOWNSON/USA TODAY SPORTS CHESTNUT HILL — All season long, Boston College head coachJeff Hafley has said he loves this 2020 team because of its selflessness and willingness to put the team first. On Saturday morning, the Eagles got word their latest round of Covid tests – now up to 8,000 since June – were once again negative. Hours later in the final home game of 2020, backup quarterback Dennis…

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Boston College Preview: Louisville Cardinals (3-6) at Boston College Eagles (5-4)

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November 28, 2020

Line: Eagles by -1 Opening Kickoff: The Eagles return to action for the first since November 14th when they lost 45-31 to Notre Dame. This game was originally moved to December 12th because of COVID concerns but it was moved back to today after it was determined it was safe for both programs to play. Today is the 13th meeting between the two schools. Louisville leads the all-time series 7-5….

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Boston College: A strange yet happy Thanksgiving at the Heights

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November 25, 2020

They’re back! Well, sort of. After a bye week and then an extended bye week that eventually turned into a game week thanks to the ACC, the Eagles were back on the field this week getting ready for Louisville on Saturday. We’re going to do things a bit different this week. Instead of giving you our standard “everything you need to know heading into (name opponent here) week,” we’re going…

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Boston College: Taking a step back during the bye week(s)

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November 20, 2020

Photo courtesy of the ACC.  Five straight months. That’s how long it’s been since the Boston College football program had a legitimate break. Coaches and players came back to begin quarantine in late June. Since then, the Eagles have had a few days off here and there, but it’s pretty much been five straight months of grinding. Aside from that, the Eagles have stunningly had over 7,000 negative Covid tests…

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Boston College: Eagles drop 26th edition of the Holy War

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November 15, 2020

Image courtesy of the ACC CHESTNUT HILL — The red bandanna game. The Holy War. The second-ranked team in the country visiting Alumni Stadium on a perfect fall afternoon. The storylines were all set up for Boston College to have a magical day against rival Notre Dame on Saturday. Unfortunately, turnovers, an inability to stop the Notre Dame offense and missed red zone opportunities were all huge factors in a…

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