Boston College: Day 5: Coach Hafley speaks on the season and QB’s meet the media

August 10, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 The college football world seems to have crumbled or is in the process of crumbling, but you wouldn’t know anything is wrong over in Chestnut Hill. After an outrageous 48-hour Twitter storm that has seen the end of the college football world as we know it come about, the Eagles are continuing to operate like it’s business as usual. After what was their hardest practice to date…


Boston College: Eagles navigating strange recruiting waters during pandemic

August 7, 2020

Image courtesy of JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 Over the past decade or so, Massachusetts high school football has gone from under the radar nationally in terms of recruiting to becoming a rising hot bed for some of the top programs in the country. Dozens of players from the area are now committing to top tier programs, which is both a good and bad thing for new Boston…


Boston College: Eagles open first training camp under Jeff Hafley

August 6, 2020

Image courtesy of Boston College Football By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 Thursday was a day that many did not think what happen. After months of uncertainty regarding the NCAA football season – and there are still plenty of questions – the Eagles opened up training camp while their official schedule dropped as well. While things are obviously different this year and the media couldn’t and won’t be present for any practices,…


Boston College: Phil Jurkovec is deemed eligible by the NCAA. Eagles get their man

August 4, 2020

Phil Jurkovec is a free man. Well sort of. The Notre Dame transfer was finally granted eligibility by the NCAA. Just in time for the start of training camp. Waiver. Granted. @pjurkovec #GetIn — BC Football (@BCFootball) August 4, 2020 Jurkovec’s eligibility was in question for the past six months but Jeff Hafley and his staff finally got the news they have been waiting for today. Jurkovec is the…


Boston College: It’s official. The Eagles are playing but the schedule is different

July 31, 2020

The ACC announced on Wednesday that the conference is playing football this fall. The conference will play ten conference games and one non conference game. This allows for late season rivalries like Clemson and South Carolina, Florida and Florida State and Kentucky and Louisville to continue. If all goes well with COVID-19, all fall sports in the ACC will begin between Sept 7th and Sept 12th. The conference will play…


Boston College: The Eagles top off another great week by getting a commitment from four-star cornerback Clinton Burton Jr.

July 18, 2020

Image courtesy of 24/7 sports. Boston College Football was already having a good week when Jeff Hafley and his staff landed former Ohio State wide receiver Jaelin Gill earlier the week. Well things got better last night when four star cornerback Clinton Burton Jr. out of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore committed to the Eagles. Building my legacy 🦅…. — Clinton Burton Jr (@CJUNO_) July 18, 2020 Burton had…


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

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…


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

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…


NEFJ Notebook for 6/21/20

June 21, 2020

1. First, Happy Fathers Day to all the dad’s out there. Moms are the glue that keeps a household together. Dads are the foundation. 2. I have to admit, it stung seeing Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers uniforms. It wasn’t suppose to end this way but thus is life in pro sports. (Photos courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers) 3. Speaking of the Buccaneers. They have shut down…


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

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…