Boston College: A.J Dillon impresses at the combine and watches his stock rise

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March 1, 2020

Image courtesy of Michael Conroy/Associated Press Former Boston College running back A.J Dillon put on a show at the NFL Combine on Friday night. Dillon measured in at 6’0″ 247 pounds. with 31 5/8″ arms and 9 5/8″ hands. It is abundantly obvious that Dillon is a specimen physically but his workout numbers were truly off the charts. Here is a breakdown of each category and how Dillon performed. 40…

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Boston College: Eagles coaches and players reflect on the NFL Combine and what it means to them.

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February 25, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — All eyes in the football world will be on Indianapolis this weekend and early next week for the 2020 NFL Combine, and there will be plenty of attention on it all the way from the Heights. Last week, the Eagles – and in particular new strength and conditioning coach Phil Matusz – put together a nearly-identical replica of the NFL combine for the…

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Boston College: Eagles bring the juice in the first spring practice of the Hafley era

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February 23, 2020

As soon as you walked into Fish Field House yesterday morning for the first spring practice of the Jeff Hafley era, you sensed the enthusiasm and energy that was present. The vibe was different. Everyone involved from players to the coaches, brought “the juice.” The sound system was blaring music. Something you never heard during Steve Addazio’s tenure. Pop Smoke was the first artist I heard and I have to…

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Boston College: 2020 Spring Football Preview

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February 21, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It begins. After all the energy surrounding the new hire of head coach Jeff Hafley and the implementation of his staff, we will finally start to see the wheels in motion beginning Saturday morning. The Eagles hit the field for the first day of spring practice Saturday, and even though we won’t truly know who is and isn’t on the roster for quite sometime, there are…

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Boston College: The addition of Rob Chudzinski reinforces Jeff Hafley’s mission to build an NFL caliber program

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February 21, 2020

Veteran NFL assistant coach Rob Chudzinski has been hired by Boston College in an off field coaching role. Chudzinski’s role is yet to be defined but it is more than like an analyst role, a role which has become increasingly popular around college football. Chudzinski and head coach Jeff Hafley have never coached together but the hire is further proof that Hafley values coaches with NFL experience because they can…

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Boston College: New Eagles staff excited about the opportunity to coach at the Heights

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February 17, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — The men in charge of helping new BC coach Jeff Haffley try to turn the Boston College program into a viable national title contender met with the local media for the first time on Monday afternoon in advance of spring practices getting underway soon. All 11 of them clearly demonstrated the same passion that Haffley has thus far since taking the job. For…

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Boston College: Eagles land a solid recruiting class in Jeff Hafley’s first month on the job

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February 14, 2020

Wide receiver Taji Johnson could make an impact for the Eagles as a freshmen. Boston College landed a solid recruiting class in Jeff Hafley’s first month on the job. Hafley and his staff were able to lock down most of the recruits who committed to Steve Addazio as well as pick up several other important commitments. Here is a breakdown of each recruit that committed to Boston College. Dwayne Allick,…

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Boston College: Hafley addresses national signing day and recruiting in Massachusetts

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February 5, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — On Wednesday morning new BC head coach Jeff Hafley met with the media for the second time since taking over the reigns of the program. This time was far less crowded and had far less pomp and circumstance, but it was equally as important to Hafley’s intro press conference as he and the Eagles announced their 2020 recruiting class of 15.  Two players…

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Boston College: Phil Jurkovec ready to make a difference at Boston College

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January 30, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj  CHESTNUT HILL — Phil Jurkovec barely saw the field while at Notre Dame, and the new Boston College quarterback transfer is simply looking to show what he can do. On Thursday afternoon, tight end Hunter Long, linebacker Max Richardson and wide receiver Kobay White met with the media. Jurkovec took the podium last, and while he wouldn’t get into any specifics about his time as a…

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Boston College: Breaking down the Eagles 2020 schedule

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January 25, 2020

The Jeff Hafley era kicks off against Syracuse at home on September 4th. The Boston College 2020 schedule was released on Wednesday. The Eagles will open the Jeff Hafley era at home against Syracuse on Friday night September 4th. Boston College will play five of their first six games at home. The schedule allows Hafley and his staff to get comfortable and get off to a good start. The road…

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