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 Preview: Pitt Panthers (3-1) at Boston College Eagles (2-1)

October 10, 2020

Line: Pitt -6.5 Opening kickoff: Pitt and Boston College met every year from 1970 to 2004 as members of the Big East. The Eagles are 14-17 all-time against the Panthers. The Eagles beat the Panthers 26-19 to end last season. The win made Boston College bowl eligible. The Eagles last win at home against Pitt cane in 2001 when they beat the Panthers 45-7. There are plenty of ties between…


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

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…


Boston College: Phil Jurkovec ready to make a difference at Boston College

January 30, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj  CHESTNUT HILL — Phil Jurkovec barely saw the field while at Notre Dame, and the new Boston College quarterback transfer is simply looking to show what he can do. On Thursday afternoon, tight end Hunter Long, linebacker Max Richardson and wide receiver Kobay White met with the media. Jurkovec took the podium last, and while he wouldn’t get into any specifics about his time as a…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley hires Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator

January 9, 2020

New Boston College head coach Jeff Hafley announced the hirings of Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator today. Like Hafley, both coaches have experience in both the collegiate ranks and the NFL. Both Cignetti and Lubaku have worked with Hafley in the past so that familiarity should help make the transition to the new schemes easier for the players. The two hirings illustrate just…