Boston College: Eagles announce the addition of Texas State as the home opener and when they will kick off at Duke

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September 1, 2020

Boston College announced today that their opener against Duke on September 19th will be a noon kickoff. The announcement comes on the heels of the school announcing that they added Texas State as their non-conference home opener for September 26th. The Eagles wrapped up fall camp last week and are now preparing for Duke and a revamped schedule. A schedule that now features six home games and five away games….

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Boston College: As the Eagles break camp, players and coaches try to manage emotions

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August 28, 2020

Photo courtesy of Boston College Football By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 On Wednesday, Max Richardson and Phil Jurkovec spoke to the media regarding the social injustice issues currently taking place in our world. On Thursday, the Eagles did more than talk, opting to not practice, but, instead they chose to hold team meetings and discussions on how to further educate one another. Those discussions got emotional as players and coaches talked…

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Boston College: Eagles’ recent social media surge has been hard to ignore for fans, recruits

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August 21, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 If you haven’t noticed lately, the BC football program has become a force on social media, Not just as a program, but as individuals as well. Whether it’s the “Listen Up My Dudes!” podcast for Alex Lindstrom or the countless practice, hype and behind the scenes videos the program is producing, it’s all been impressive, especially in a time of social distancing. The most important part…

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Boston College: Eagles skill group offers big time potential.

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August 21, 2020

Images courtesy of Boston College and the Boston Globe First year Boston College offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti has a lot of quality skill pieces at his disposal. Aside from transfer quarterback Phil Jurkovec, Cignetti has an explosive receiving corp, one of the best tight ends in the country and a deep stable of running backs to work with. Wide receivers Kobay White, Zay Flowers, Jaelin Gill, Ethon Williams and freshmen…

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Boston College: Eagles skill group offers big time potential.

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August 21, 2020

Images courtesy of Boston College and the Boston Globe First year Boston College offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti has a lot of quality skill pieces at his disposal. Aside from transfer quarterback Phil Jurkovec, Cignetti has an explosive receiving corp, one of the best tight ends in the country and a deep stable of running backs to work with. Wide receivers Kobay White, Zay Flowers, Jaelin Gill, Ethon Williams and freshmen…

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High School: Former SJP, BC Eagle Brian St. Pierre named best Massachusetts coach

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August 19, 2020

Photo courtesy of JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 It’s been almost 20 years since Brian St. Pierre last put on pads for a football game in the state of Massachusetts, but his impact on the game locally is as important as it’s ever been.  The St. John’s Prep grad turned Boston College quarterback finished his SJP career in 1998 and was the Eagles’ quarterback through 2002. St. Pierre…

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Boston College: Jurkovec adjusting well to new surroundings despite ‘BC Bubble’ life

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August 18, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 Now that the dust has finally settled on a nerve-wracking few months for quarterback Phil Jurkovec, his assimilation to the Heights can begin, even if it’s a little different than he planned. Actual football activity has been a nice mental break for the entire team from the seemingly endless horrible news cycle, but, once they’re away from football, bubble life has meant a lot of Xbox…

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Boston College: A bird’s-eye view of training camp so far

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August 16, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 Good news. The season seems less likely to be cancelled than it did a week ago, and BC has continued quietly plugging away trying to get ready for its modified ACC schedule. The PR staff, coaches and players have all done their best to help keep the media and fans as up-to-date as possible through it all, even though the media can’t actually see any developments…

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Boston College: Eagles’ coaches discuss the importance of high school football

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August 14, 2020

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston College There is an unfortunate belief that high school football will not happen this season here in Massachusetts. After new “guidelines” were put out on Thursday, and a tweet from WBZ’s Dan Roche regarding the upcoming season being in jeopardy, the doubt began to set in. While nothing is official, your immediate attention should turn to the players. Missing senior year is one thing, but for…

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Boston College: Creating the new BC offense and pushing forward with the season

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August 12, 2020

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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