Boston College: Eagles taking things slow ahead of spring game Saturday

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April 20, 2021

Smell that? It’s real football being played. Alright, so it it might not be a real game week, but there is quite a bit of excitement around The Heights as BC gets set for its spring game Saturday morning at Alumni Stadium. The two-ish hour scrimmage will be broadcast live on the ACC Network (11 A.M.) and family members of players will be allowed inside to watch some live football for…

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Boston College: Abdul-Rahim & Applebaum embody new culture at BC

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March 31, 2021

Imagine believing in something so much, that you turn down a rare, perhaps life-altering opportunity for it. That’s what associate head coach Aazaar Abdul-Rahim and offensive line coach Matt Applebaum did during the offseason. Both coaches had chances to go to a Power 5 school and the NFL and both of them declined so they could stay with Jeff Hafley and the rest of the BC staff. Odds are each…

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Boston College: Path to the Draft clears following Eagles’ Pro Day

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March 27, 2021

It wasn’t the way they’d envisioned it growing up, but for a plethora of college players, Pro Day at Boston College on Friday was a dream come true. With 35 NFL personnel on hand, 12 former BC players stepped into Fish Field House for the Eagles’ annual Pro Day as the NFL Draft creeps ever closer. Even former BC linebacker and Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores was on hand…

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Boston College: Lukabu’s defense could be flying under the radar in 2021

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March 26, 2021

We’re only three practices into the spring portion of Boston College’s 2021 season, but there’s been plenty of reason to be optimistic this early if you’re an Eagles fan. We’ve talked about the return of Phil Jurkovec and a plethora of offensive weapons, but what about the defense? Sure, the losses of guys like Isaiah McDuffie and Max Richardson will be tough, but second-year defensive coordinator Tem Lukabu is still…

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Boston College: Eagles offense ready to roll with Cignetti & Jurkovec entering year two

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March 23, 2021

If you thought Phil Jurkovec’s first year as the Boston College quarterback was good, wait until year two. At this point last year offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti Jr. and Jurkovec were still pretty unfamiliar with each other. More importantly. Jurkovec was unfamiliar with the offensive system Cignetti was planning on running and he was unfamiliar with his teammates. The Eagles were back in the field house for their second spring…

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Boston College: Eagles bring the energy on first day of spring practice

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March 21, 2021

Saturday was a big day at The Heights. For the first time since deciding to pass on an opportunity to play in a bowl game, the entire BC football team was back together for the first day of spring practice. This one felt significantly different for the Eagles compared to a year ago. At this point in 2020, coach Hafley was trying to learn names, begin navigating through a pandemic…

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Boston College: Eagles ready for start of spring ball this weekend

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March 16, 2021

They’re baaack. Well, sort of. On Saturday the Eagles will officially open the spring ball season with their first practice. Before that, head coach Jeff Hafley met with the media on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a number of topics. There was quite a bit of interesting stuff that Hafley had to say, so let’s get right into it: HAFLEY ON THE COACHING STAFF REMAINING IN TACT After a strong  first…

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Boston College: Eagles drop season finale to Virginia, but complete a remarkable year

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December 6, 2020

Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — The 2020 Boston College football team deserved a better ending than the one it potentially had on Saturday night. The Eagles wrapped up an unimaginably difficult season with a 43-32 loss to Virginia despite backup quarterback Dennis Grosel tying Doug Flutie’s single-game program passing record with 520 yards. At first glance, BC’s final 6-5 record (5-5 ACC) is nothing to get…

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Boston College: Taking a step back during the bye week(s)

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November 20, 2020

Photo courtesy of the ACC.  Five straight months. That’s how long it’s been since the Boston College football program had a legitimate break. Coaches and players came back to begin quarantine in late June. Since then, the Eagles have had a few days off here and there, but it’s pretty much been five straight months of grinding. Aside from that, the Eagles have stunningly had over 7,000 negative Covid tests…

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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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