Boston College: Deon Jones gives the Eagles the impact player they were lacking at safety

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March 31, 2020

Boston College added a major piece to their secondary yesterday when former Maryland safety Deon Jones announced he was transferring to Boston College. Alhamdulillah🙏🏾….On To The Next Chapter 🦅 . #solid🖤🔒 @BCFootball pic.twitter.com/3zMnWcyR27 — XIV (@jonesd_14) March 30, 2020 Jones, a graduate transfer still has two years of eligibility left. He appeared in ten games last season, starting six of them at safety for the Terrapins. Jones recorded 34 tackles…

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High School: Catholic Memorial’s Owen McGowan receives an offer from Stanford

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March 31, 2020

Catholic Memorial junior running back and linebacker Owen McGowan tweeted out on Saturday evening that he has received an offer from Stanford. Very honored to announce I’ve received an offer from Stanford University!! @Coach_Gould pic.twitter.com/J0iiDadY7s — Owen McGowan (@owen_mcgowan32) March 28, 2020 The highly touted McGowan also has verbally committed to Boston College, the only other FBS school that he currently holds an offer from. Stanford offering McGowan a scholarship…

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Boston College: Eagles resume spring practice after a week off

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March 10, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — After a week off the BC football team was back at work Tuesday morning, ramping spring practices back up on a day that felt more like early September than mid-March. For head coach Jeff Hafley and the entire Eagle program, the break was much needed to recharge. “Knowing these guys right now, and just being around them, I kind of expected them to…

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Boston College: A.J Dillon impresses at the combine and watches his stock rise

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March 1, 2020

Image courtesy of Michael Conroy/Associated Press Former Boston College running back A.J Dillon put on a show at the NFL Combine on Friday night. Dillon measured in at 6’0″ 247 pounds. with 31 5/8″ arms and 9 5/8″ hands. It is abundantly obvious that Dillon is a specimen physically but his workout numbers were truly off the charts. Here is a breakdown of each category and how Dillon performed. 40…

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Boston College: Eagles coaches and players reflect on the NFL Combine and what it means to them.

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February 25, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — All eyes in the football world will be on Indianapolis this weekend and early next week for the 2020 NFL Combine, and there will be plenty of attention on it all the way from the Heights. Last week, the Eagles – and in particular new strength and conditioning coach Phil Matusz – put together a nearly-identical replica of the NFL combine for the…

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Boston College: Eagles bring the juice in the first spring practice of the Hafley era

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February 23, 2020

As soon as you walked into Fish Field House yesterday morning for the first spring practice of the Jeff Hafley era, you sensed the enthusiasm and energy that was present. The vibe was different. Everyone involved from players to the coaches, brought “the juice.” The sound system was blaring music. Something you never heard during Steve Addazio’s tenure. Pop Smoke was the first artist I heard and I have to…

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Boston College: 2020 Spring Football Preview

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February 21, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It begins. After all the energy surrounding the new hire of head coach Jeff Hafley and the implementation of his staff, we will finally start to see the wheels in motion beginning Saturday morning. The Eagles hit the field for the first day of spring practice Saturday, and even though we won’t truly know who is and isn’t on the roster for quite sometime, there are…

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Boston College: The addition of Rob Chudzinski reinforces Jeff Hafley’s mission to build an NFL caliber program

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February 21, 2020

Veteran NFL assistant coach Rob Chudzinski has been hired by Boston College in an off field coaching role. Chudzinski’s role is yet to be defined but it is more than like an analyst role, a role which has become increasingly popular around college football. Chudzinski and head coach Jeff Hafley have never coached together but the hire is further proof that Hafley values coaches with NFL experience because they can…

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Boston College: New Eagles staff excited about the opportunity to coach at the Heights

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February 17, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — The men in charge of helping new BC coach Jeff Haffley try to turn the Boston College program into a viable national title contender met with the local media for the first time on Monday afternoon in advance of spring practices getting underway soon. All 11 of them clearly demonstrated the same passion that Haffley has thus far since taking the job. For…

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Boston College: Eagles land a solid recruiting class in Jeff Hafley’s first month on the job

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February 14, 2020

Wide receiver Taji Johnson could make an impact for the Eagles as a freshmen. Boston College landed a solid recruiting class in Jeff Hafley’s first month on the job. Hafley and his staff were able to lock down most of the recruits who committed to Steve Addazio as well as pick up several other important commitments. Here is a breakdown of each recruit that committed to Boston College. Dwayne Allick,…

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