AJ Dillon gets his “made it” moments this week for Green Bay

December 30, 2020

What a week it’s been for former Boston College running back AJ Dillon. First, the most decorated rusher in Eagles’ history burst onto the national scene Sunday night during Green Bay’s 40-14 thrashing of the Titans on Sunday Night Football. Dillon carried the ball 21 times for 124 yards and two touchdowns on the same night Derrick Henry was on the other sideline. The national recognition continued on Tuesday when…


Boston College: Don Brown’s dismissal from Michigan could help the Eagles in local recruiting

December 22, 2020

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has relieved Don Brown of his duties as defensive coordinator. The move is surprising despite Michigan’s struggles on defense this past season. Don Brown's defenses at Michigan the past five years in national ranking (yards per play allowed): second (2016); sixth (2017); eighth (2018); 10th (2019) and 56th (this year). — Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) December 22, 2020 Brown is one of the most respected defensive coaches…


Boston College: Hafley signs his first recruiting class on one year anniversary as head coach

December 16, 2020

Image courtesy of Boston College Football Recruiting On December 16, 2019, Jeff Hafley was named head coach of the Boston College football team in a jam packed press conference. One year to the day on Wednesday, Hafley had 25 high school players from across the country sign NLI’s. Hafley and his staff even grabbed one recruit from Serbia to cap this wild year. This class is the best in program…


Boston College: Eagles make progress on and off the field in Hafley’s first year

December 15, 2020

AP Photo/Michael Dwyer Boston College hired Jeff Hafley a year ago yesterday and in that time, Hafley has transformed the Boston College Football program from a semi competitive program to a program that could compete for an ACC title in the future. Hafley has improved all aspects of the program starting with recruiting. Hafley assembled a coaching staff with college and NFL experience. Both he and his staff can not…


Boston College: BREAKING NEWS – BC season ends as Eagles decide not to play in a bowl game

December 10, 2020

Senior linebacker Max Richardson stood up amongst his Eagles teammates on Thursday and delivered the news. The Eagles were forgoing the opportunity to play in a bowl game this season. The 2020 roster was finally going to be able to go home and see their friends, families, pets and anyone else they’ve missed since returning to campus on June 28. “I think being a senior – well a fourth year…


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

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…


Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (6-4) at Virginia Cavaliers (4-4)

December 5, 2020

Line: Virginia -3.5 Opening Drive: The Eagles are coming off of a 34-27 win over Louisville which saw starting quarterback Phil Jurkovec and running back David Bailey both get hurt. Jurkovec will not play today so back up Dennis Grosel will get the start. Jurkovec has had a terrific first season at the Heights so the Eagles will miss him. Grosel however has plenty of starting experience and he played…


Boston College: Eagles looking to wrap up crazy 2020 season with a bang

December 4, 2020

We made it folks. Well, they made it. Back in March when there was plenty of uncertainty regarding the season, all anyone who was covering or following the football program wanted was an opportunity to see some actual games. Not only did Jeff Hafley and his staff provide that opportunity for the fan base and local media, but he got the entire program to buy in to an extent that…


Boston College: Eagles land another 4 Star commitment from linebacker Bryce Steele

December 2, 2020

Jeff Hafley and his staff landed another four star recruit today when Episcopal High School (Virginia) hybrid linebacker/safety Bryce Steele committed to the Eagles. COMMITTED .. 🦅‼️ @CoachJeffHafley @CoachVoulgaris pic.twitter.com/bcyt0poTVv — Bryce Steele (@bryce_steele1) December 1, 2020 Steele had originally committed to South Carolina but with Will Muschamp getting fired and the uncertainty of a new staff, Steele re-opened his commitment. Steele decided to pick from four schools. Boston College,…


Boston College: Grosel, Eagles have a memorable day with 34-27 win over Louisville

November 29, 2020

WINSLOW TOWNSON/USA TODAY SPORTS CHESTNUT HILL — All season long, Boston College head coachJeff Hafley has said he loves this 2020 team because of its selflessness and willingness to put the team first. On Saturday morning, the Eagles got word their latest round of Covid tests – now up to 8,000 since June – were once again negative. Hours later in the final home game of 2020, backup quarterback Dennis…