The New England Football Notebook for the week of June 3rd to the 9th

June 9, 2019

Image courtesy of the New England Patriots and Josten’s. It is our first installment of the New England football notebook. Each week we will touch upon stories that pertain to the Patriots, local colleges and high school football. Here are some of this week’s top stories. 1. Patriots mini camp has wrapped up and there were several winners and losers last week in Foxboro. 2. The Patriots got their rings…


Boston College: 2019 Spring Game Recap

April 7, 2019

Image courtesy of Jonathan Watts/Boston Globe Boston College held their annual Jay McGillis Spring Football game on Saturday in Chestnut Hill. The game was the culmination of 15 spring practices. The game is usually the last two weeks of April but due to Easter being later this year, the Eagles started spring practices early and played the game earlier. Here are five observations from the game. 1. Young quarterbacks play…


Boston College: Chris Lindstrom should be a first round pick in April’s draft

March 4, 2019

After an impressive week at the Senior Bowl and an impressive workout at the NFL Combine, Chris Lindstrom has elevated his stock to the point where he is now a first rounder. Lindstrom was dominate in every facet of the evaluation the Senior Bowl. He was dominate in drills, inside run and team periods. He put it all together on game day and finished with a strong performance. Fast…


Boston College: 2019 Spring Practice Preview

February 23, 2019

Boston College kicked off spring practice on Wednesday with head coach Steve Addazio’s spring press conference. The Eagles will officially start spring practice on Saturday and will have 15 practices over the course of the next 45 days. Here are five things to watch for as the Eagles start spring practices. 1. Coaching changes: Addazio made several changes to his staff this off-season. Most notably, Bill Sheridan, formally the linebackers…


Boston College: B.C having seven players at the NFL Combine is a double edge sword

February 19, 2019

Boston College will have seven prospects test at the NFL Combine starting on March 1st. The seven players are the most in program history and top ten in terms of number of players attending the combine this year. Zach Allen, Chris Lindstrom, Tommy Sweeney, Lukas Denis, Will Harris, Hamp Cheevers, and Wyatt Ray will all be representing BC in Indianapolis. It is an impressive group of talent. All seven players…


Boston College: Co-Defensive Coordinator Anthony Campanile leaves for Michigan

January 11, 2019

The Boston College football staff took another hit on Friday when co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Anthony Campanile left for Michigan. The 36 year old Campanile arrived at the Heights from his alma mater Rutgers where he coached from 2012 to 2015. Losing Campanile is a big blow to the Eagles because he was one of the best recruiters in the ACC. Campanile has ties high school coaching ties…


Screaming Eagles Preview: Boston College Eagles (4-1) at N.C State (4-0)

October 6, 2018

The Eagles travel to Raleigh today to battle Ryan Finley and the undefeated Wolfpack. B.C will have to win this game without A.J Dillon who did not make the trip because of an ankle injury. Here are three keys for the Eagles in this game. 1. Anthony Brown Must Pick Up the Slack: With Dillon out, more of the offense will run through Brown and he must play well. The…


Screaming Eagles Preview: Boston College Eagles (2-0) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-0)

September 13, 2018

After two dominant performances against UMass and Holy Cross, Boston College hits the road for a conference game against the Wale Forest Demon Deacons. Both programs are undefeated and looking for a leg up in the ACC Atlantic Division. Here are three keys for the Eagles in this game. 1. Get A.J Dillon Going Early: Wake Forest has an undersized front seven. The Eagles need to wear them down by…


Screaming Eagles Preview: UMass Minuteman (1-0) at Boston College Eagles (0-0)

September 1, 2018

Opening Thought: The Boston College Eagles open the 2018 season at home against an improved UMass team that destroyed Duquesne last week 63-15. This will be the second meeting in the last four years between the two schools. B.C beat UMass two years ago at Gillette Stadium. Here are three keys to the game for the Eagles. 1. Set The Tone Early Up Front On Offense: The Eagles need to…


Screaming Eagles Blog: 2018 Football Preview

September 1, 2018

Steve Addazio is pumped about his team’s potential this season. Opening Thought: Expectations are high this season at the Heights as Boston College returns one of the most talented rosters Steve Addazio’s tenure. After a slow start, Boston College finished 7-6 last season losing 27-20 to Iowa in the Pinstripe Bowl. The Ragles have the schedule and the talent to potentially win nine games and get to a high profile…