CAA joins the Ivy League and the Patriot League I’m canceling their fall sports season

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July 17, 2020

The Colonial Athletic Association announced yesterday that they are canceling the fall sports season. They are joining the Ivy League, Patriot League and MEAC as the latest conference to cancel their football season. The CAA consists of 10 member schools in eight states. Those schools are James Madison, Albany, Villanova, New Hampshire, Towson, Maine, Elon, Richmond, Delaware, William & Mary, Stony Brook, and Rhode Island. The decision means that local…

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Newest BC receiver Jaelen Gill gains immediate eligibility, is ready to make a statement.

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July 16, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 New Boston College offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti Jr. is going to have plenty of toys to play with while devising game plans this fall. With David Bailey in the backfield, Zay Flowers and Kobay White at wide receiver as well as Hunter Long at tight end, Cignetti already had plenty to work with. However, recent Ohio State transfer receiver Jaelen Gill got word he would be…

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Patriot League cancels fall sports, could Holy Cross play in the spring?

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July 13, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 Another day and some more bad news for the prospect of football this fall. On Monday morning the Patriot League released a statement from their Council of Presidents cancelling fall sports for the 2020 season. The statement read as follows: “Recognizing the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to present significant challenges to our campuses and communities, the Patriot League Council of Presidents announces the following decisions regarding Patriot…

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College: The Ivy League panicked in cancelling the 2020 season

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July 10, 2020

The Ivy League announced on Wednesday that they are cancelling the 2020 Fall Sports season. No announcement was made as to whether or not the league was planning on playing in the spring. The announcement has been speculated for weeks and while it is no surprise, it is still disappointing. All of the schools in the Ivy League are in the Northeast. The Northeast has seen a dramatic decrease in…

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Boston College: Coach Hafley addresses the return of players on campus

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June 24, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 Football is back at The Heights. Well, sort of. On Monday Eagles’ players returned to campus. On Wednesday head coach Jeff Hafley met with the media for the first time in a while and answered questions ranging from NCAA guidelines to whether or not he’ll be taking a short vacation before things truly ramp up. Here’s a look at some of the key points from Wednesday’s interaction:…

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Boston College: Eagles return for summer workouts after a long layoff

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June 24, 2020

The Boston College Football team is back on campus for voluntary summer workouts. Head football coach Jeff Hafley met with the team on Monday prior to the start of workouts. After three months of being quarantined and doing virtual workouts, the players are back at the Heights working with the coaches and training staff as they prepare for what they hope will be a 2020 season. Of course the players…

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Boston College: The Eagles pick up two more key commitments in Trevin Wallace and Jonas Sanker

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June 12, 2020

Photo courtesy of Trevin Wallace/ HUDL Boston College picked up two more commitments for the Class of 2021 this week with the additions of hybrid safety/linebacker Trevin Wallace out of Georgia and Athlete Jonas Sanker out Virginia. Both Wallace and Sanker are unranked but they have the size and the skill to garner more attention. At 6-2 217, Wallace is built more to play in the box as a Will…

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Boston College: Patrick Kraft meets with the local media for the first time as Boston College Athletic Director

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June 8, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It wasn’t your standard introductory press conference, but new Boston College athletic director Pat Kraft met the media via a large Zoom call on Monday. Kraft was introduced with many big names on the call ranging from local media personalities, to Jerry York and coach Hafley. Kraft had a brief initial speech thanking the committee that ultimately hired him and his family after he was introduced, then…

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Boston College: The hiring of Patrick Kraft is proof that the Boston College administration is committed to building a big time program

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June 8, 2020

Boston College hired Temple Athlete Director Patrick Kraft as it’s new athletic director on Wednesday. Kraft did a tremendous of helping turn the Temple football program around by working with Matt Rhule and hiring his replacement in Geoff Collins. After Collins left for Georgia Tech, Kraft hired Rod Carey who was successful at Northern Illinois and went 8-5 in his first season at the helm. Boston College signaled that it…

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Boston College: Boston College finds it’s new athletic director in Patrick Kraft

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June 4, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It didn’t take long, but the Boston College athletic department has its new athletic director. On Wednesday afternoon it was announced in a press release that former Temple AD Patrick Kraft would be taking over at The Heights replacing Martin Jarmond who is heading to UCLA. Of course this hire is quite different than any other athletic director hire at Boston College because of the odd times…

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