Boston College: The Eagles have another opportunity to make a statement

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November 13, 2020

Two weeks ago, Boston College was a half away from shocking the college football world by almost beating number one ranked Clemson. The Eagles fell short, losing 34-28. Fast forward to this weekend and Jeff Hafley and his team once again have another opportunity to pull off an upset, this time against long time rival Notre Dame. The Irish knocked off Clemson at home last week and come to the…

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Boston College: It’s Notre Dame and Red Bandanna Week

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November 13, 2020

Image courtesy of Boston College Athletics. In the immortal words of Cosmo Kramer, “giddy up.” Not only do the Eagles host Notre Dame for the latest installment of the ‘Holy War’ on Saturday, but it’s also the annual red bandanna game honoring former Eagle and true hero Welles Crowther. Let’s jump right in to all of the storylines surrounding this huge matchup that will be nationally televised on ABC: PLAYING…

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NEFJ 25 DAYS OF THANKSGIVING RIVALRIES – Boston College High vs. Catholic Memorial

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November 9, 2020

Series Record: BC High leads the 57-game Thanksgiving Day series 38-18-1. Look at the Rivalry: Two of the most recent special moments in this rivalry came in 2015 and 2017 when the Eagles and Knights squared off at Fenway Park. BC High took the first meeting in front of the Green Monster 13-10. Two years later, BC High won again, this time by a 32-16 score. The second game was…

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Boston College: Eagles escape NY with a 16-13 win over Syracuse

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November 8, 2020

SYRACUSE — I’m 99% sure that I’ve used this to start another game story from this season, but the old saying “they don’t ask how, just how many” applies here as well. BC visited the Carrier Dome in Syracuse on Saturday afternoon and were favored to win by at least 14 points. With the way the offense had been clicking lately, it was just assumed by anyone who covers or…

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Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (4-3) at Syracuse Orangemen (1-6)

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November 7, 2020

Line: Boston College -14.5 Opening Kickoff: Boston College and Syracuse began series play in 1924 as the Orangemen shutout the Eagles 10-0. The two programs will meet for the 54th time on Saturday. Syracuse leads the all-time series 32-21, including a 20-8 record at the Carrier Dome. B.C beat Syracuse at the Carrier Dome last season 58-27. That is the most lopsided victory in the series history for the Eagles….

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Boston College: Putting a bow on Clemson

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November 2, 2020

Usually, we would wait and include some stuff from coach Hafley’s Sunday media availability later in the week. However, with the way the game went down and the impact of taking Clemson all the way to the final buzzer, we thought it would be worthwhile to give ourselves and the BC fan base some closure. Not to mention the fact that BC is not practicing on Election Day Tuesday, which…

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Boston College: Eagles make statement despite losing to No. 1 Clemson 34-28

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November 1, 2020

Josh Morgan-USA TODAY Sports The stars were aligned for Boston College on Saturday, but Clemson had other ideas. The Eagles entered Death Valley on Halloween as 24 1/2 point underdogs despite Clemson missing a few key defensive players and some other guy named Trevor Lawrence due to a positive Covid-19 test that was made public on Thursday night. If Boston College was ever going to have a chance to upset…

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Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (4-2) at Clemson Tigers (6-0)

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October 30, 2020

Line: Clemson -27 For the first time since 2014, Boston College is playing the number one team in the country. Clemson leads the all time series between the two schools 18-9-2. The Tigers have won nine straight against the Eagles which is the longest in the series. Interestingly enough, the two programs actually play for a trophy. For the last 13 years, the two teams have played for the O’Rourke-McFadden…

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Boston College: It’s Clemson week. Are the Eagles ready to shock the world?

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October 30, 2020

Well, well, well, things have become awfully interesting the past 24 hours haven’t they? News broke Thursday night that Clemson quarterback and potentially the No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL Draft Trevor Lawrence had tested positive for Covid. This of course eliminates a huge piece of the puzzle for the Tigers as they get set to host the Eagles on Saturday. The line on this game opened at 32…

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