Boston College: Strength coach Phil Matusz meets with the local media

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May 13, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Boston College football head strength and conditioning coach Phil Matusz met with the media via Zoom on Wednesday afternoon, addressing a number of topics, but most importantly how the brand new Eagle coaching staff is still finding ways to be productive during these unprecedented times. Athletic departments around the country are dealing with something no one ever thought they’d be dealing with, but for a football…

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Boston College: Hafley and his staff land four big commitments for the Class of 2021

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May 4, 2020

The Eagles landed four big commitments last week in Andre Porter, Dante Reynolds, Jalen Cheek and Lewis Bond. The Boston College football staff flexed their recruiting muscles last week landing four big commitments. Two of the commitments were from the DMV and two were from Chicago. The Eagles currently have the 34th ranked team recruiting in the country for 2021. #GetIn!!!! pic.twitter.com/ScsdTPihGv — Jeff Hafley (@CoachJeffHafley) May 2, 2020 Here…

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Boston College: Hafley touches on a variety of topics in his latest Zoom conference with the media

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April 30, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj New England Football Journal Hootie and the Blowfish once asked “time why you walk away like a friend with somewhere to go?” Time, of course, is our most precious commodity, and while the pandemic has given us more time with loved ones or the ability to try and become better creatively, for a Division 1 football program, time is of the essence. Currently, Boston College coach Jeff…

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Boston College: A.J Dillon goes to the Green Bay Packers in the second round

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April 24, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 AJ Dillon faced loaded boxes nearly every snap of his career at Boston College, now, he’ll be facing guys like Khalil Mack and Anthony Barr when he hits the hole. The Green Bay Packers jumped up to select Dillion at No. 62 overall at the end of the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. Dillon heads to the NFC North Division with the Bears,…

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Boston College: Jeff Hafley heavily influenced the development of Young, Okudah and Arnette

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April 24, 2020

Image courtesy of @CoachJeffHafley By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Boston College head coach Jeff Hafley had quite a night on Thursday, and he didn’t have to leave his house. The former Ohio State defensive coordinator watched as three players that were a part of his top-ranked defense a year ago went in the first round – all in the top 20 with two of them going second and third – last night…

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Boston College: A.J Dillon is ready to make a difference in the NFL

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April 13, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj AJ Dillon is still just a little over a week away from one of the biggest moments of his life, but it’s going to be much different than what young boys dream of while growing up hoping to play professional football. The NFL Draft begins next Thursday, and the former BC tailback is almost certainly a lock to get drafted, but instead of being able to…

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Boston College: With no spring football, the Eagles are trying to make the best of these challenging times.

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April 4, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Saturday was supposed to be the first of many special days for the new look Boston College football program. Not only was it head coach Jeff Hafley’s birthday (HBD coach), but the Eagles were set to truly take the field for the first time under Hafley for their spring game. But, the spring game was only a small part of what was supposed to be a…

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Boston College: Anthony Brown starts over by transferring to Oregon

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April 2, 2020

Former Boston College starting quarterback Anthony Brown has announced that he is transferring to Oregon. Yahoo’s Pete Thamel was the first to break the news. Sources: Graduate transfer quarterback Anthony Brown will choose Oregon for his final year of eligibility. He was a three-year starter at Boston College. — Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) April 1, 2020 The Ducks need a quarterback after senior Justin Herbert graduated. Brown will compete with redshirt…

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Boston College: Deon Jones gives the Eagles the impact player they were lacking at safety

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March 31, 2020

Boston College added a major piece to their secondary yesterday when former Maryland safety Deon Jones announced he was transferring to Boston College. Alhamdulillah🙏🏾….On To The Next Chapter 🦅 . #solid🖤🔒 @BCFootball pic.twitter.com/3zMnWcyR27 — XIV (@jonesd_14) March 30, 2020 Jones, a graduate transfer still has two years of eligibility left. He appeared in ten games last season, starting six of them at safety for the Terrapins. Jones recorded 34 tackles…

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Boston College: Eagles resume spring practice after a week off

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March 10, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — After a week off the BC football team was back at work Tuesday morning, ramping spring practices back up on a day that felt more like early September than mid-March. For head coach Jeff Hafley and the entire Eagle program, the break was much needed to recharge. “Knowing these guys right now, and just being around them, I kind of expected them to…

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