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Boston College: Jeff Hafley introduced as the new head football coach at Boston College

By Kevin J. Stone,@kstone06,@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL – It’s going to be quite a while until we know just how good of a hire Jeff Hafley was – as he’s technically coaching in the NCAA playoffs in two weeks with Ohio State and won’t truly be able to get going at BC for a bit longer than he’d like – but if Monday morning’s introductory press conference is any indication, the…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley is a home run hire for the Eagles

Boston College athletic director Martin Jarmond had to get this hire right. Fans and alumni alike were clamoring for a coach who can help Boston College take the next step and compete nationally. Jarmond may have delivered that coach in Jeff Hafley. The 40 year old Hafley has a tremendous resume. He has spent time in both the NFL and major college football in his career. Hafley is a defensive…


Patriots Preview: New England Patriots (10-3) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-12)

Amidst allegations that the Patriots video taped their side line last week, the Bengals host New England today in what all of a sudden has become an interesting game. The Patriots have been reeling of late, losers of three of their last four. New England needs a win in the worst way, especially if they want to hold onto the second seed in the AFC. The Bengals are the worst…


Boston College: Colorado State hires Steve Addazio

Image courtesy of the Colorado State athletic department. In a surprising move, Colorado State has hired former Boston College football coach Steve Addazio as their new head football coach. The hiring came out of left field as there was no indication that Addazio was a candidate for the opening. The reaction on twitter has been interesting to say the least. New on Sports Illustrated: Sources: Colorado State to Hire Steve…


Boston College: A.J Dillon enters the NFL Draft

Boston College all time leading rusher, A.J Dillon has decided to enter the NFL Draft. Dillon made the announcement after three stellar seasons at the Heights. He finished his career with 4,382 yards and 38 touchdowns. He carried the ball an astonishing 845 times. Dillon will forgo the Birmingham Bowl to prepare for the NFL Combine and the draft process. At 6–0 and 249 pounds, Dillon is a punishing down…


Patriots Rewind: Chiefs 23 Patriots 16

Game Rewind: Bad officiating, missed opportunities and inconsistent play were all factors in the Patriots 23-16 loss to the Chiefs. After a fast start, the offense once again fizzled. Defensively, the Patriots played well enough to win forcing two turnovers but the lack of pressure on Patrick Mahomes was a problem. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Awful officiating: The officiating was bad. Plain and simple. Jerome Boger…


Boston College: Eagles land Birmingham Bowl bid

Boston College found out on Sunday that they will face #21 Cincinnati in the Birmingham Bowl on Thursday January 2nd in Birmingham, Alabama. The Eagles finished 6-6 while the Bearcats finished 10-3 after losing the America East title game to Memphis. Boston College became bowl eligible after a dramatic win over Pitt on November 30th. The next day, Steve Addazio was fired after six seasons at the Heights. Wide receivers…


Patriots Preview: Kansas City Chiefs (8-4) at New England Patriots (10-2)

The Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs today in what is all of a sudden a must win game. The Patriots are currently the two seed in the AFC but have to win in order to keep pace with the Baltimore Ravens for the number one seed in the AFC. The defense will have their hands full today with Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs high flying offense. Mahomes is starting…