Boston College: 12 potential candidates for the head coaching vacancy

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December 2, 2019

Luke Fickell, HC, Cincinnati: Fickell has ties to current athletic director Martin Jarmond from their days at Ohio State. Fickell has done a great job making the Cincinnati program relevant. He has strong recruiting ties throughout the state of Ohio, a state Boston College recruits heavily, particularly for offensive lineman. Fickell will be at the top of Jarmond’s wish list. Jim McElwain, HC, Central Michigan: MCElwain has a tremendous resume….

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Boston College: Steve Addazio is relieved of his duties

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December 1, 2019

Boston College Athletic Director Martin Jarmond announced earlier this evening that he has relieved Steve Addazio of his duties as head football coach. The firing comes as no surprise despite Boston College beating Pittsburgh yesterday and becoming bowl eligible. Addazio has been on the hot seat for most of the season as fans and alumni alike grew increasingly frustrated with the direction the program was heading in. Despite continuously supporting…

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Boston College Rewind: Eagles 26 Panthers 19

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December 1, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles earned a huge win in Pittsburgh yesterday and in the process became bowl eligible. The Eagles uses a punishing ground game and an opportunistic defense to earn the win. At 6-6, the Eagles should get a bowl invitation from one of the bowl with ACC ties. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Eagles play their best when it matters: The Eagles rose to the…

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Boston College Rewind: Notre Dame 40 Eagles 7

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November 24, 2019

Photo Rick Kimball/ISD Game Rewind: The Eagles got off to a good start defensively and hung in there in the first half. Unfortunately, the offense struggled to consistently move the ball and they couldn’t take advantage of how well the defense was playing early on. The wheels came off in the second half and the Eagles lost 40-7. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Offense struggles: The Eagles…

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College: Ten Thoughts on the week that was in D1 football in New England

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November 14, 2019

Dartmouth’s upset win over Princeton all but locked up the Ivy League title for the Big Green. 1. While Steve Addazio‘s seat is getting warmer at the Heights after Saturday’s loss to Florida State, the Eagles still have a shot at going 6-6 or 7-5 (long shot) and gaining a bowl bid. It will be a fascinating three weeks in Chestnut Hill. 2. Harvard suffered a terrible 17-10 loss in…

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Boston College Rewind: Seminoles 38 Eagles 31

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November 10, 2019

AP Photo/Bill Sikes Game rewind: The Eagles lost a back and forth affair at the Heights on Saturday, losing 38-31 to Florida in the annual Red Bandanna game. The defense was once again the culprit surrendering over 500 yards of offense in the loss. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Defense implodes in the second half: After playing well in the first half, the defense imploded in the…

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College: Ten thoughts on the week that was in D1 football in New England

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October 30, 2019

1. Boston College looked like an FCS team Saturday night against Clemson. I want to believe that the 59-7 score was not indicative of the talent difference between these two programs right now but I am afraid it is. B.C doesn’t have the athletes to match up with Clemson. 2. The Globe’s Julian Benbow wrote a story on Sunday that Rutgers might be interested in hiring Eagles coach Steve Addazio….

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Boston College Rewind: Clemson 59 Eagles 7

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October 27, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles were overwhelmed by the Tigers in a game that was over in the first quarter. B.C didn’t look like belonged on the same field with Clemson and quite frankly looked unprepared for the game and the environment. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Clemson fast start buries Eagles: Clemson set a blistering pace early and the Eagles just couldn’t keep up. Boston College didn’t…

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Boston College: Boston College Eagles (4-3) at #4 Clemson Tigers (7-0)

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October 26, 2019

The Eagles travel to Death Valley tonight to battle the number four team in the country, the Clemson Tigers. Clemson is a national title contender as usual but the Tigers have been inconsistent at times offensively this season. Clemson has a lot of skill led by quarterback Trevor Lawrence, Travis Etienne and wide receiver Tee Higgins. Despite their struggles at times, this team has the ability to make big plays…

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