Boston College: Eagles return for summer workouts after a long layoff

June 24, 2020

The Boston College Football team is back on campus for voluntary summer workouts. Head football coach Jeff Hafley met with the team on Monday prior to the start of workouts. After three months of being quarantined and doing virtual workouts, the players are back at the Heights working with the coaches and training staff as they prepare for what they hope will be a 2020 season. Of course the players…


Boston College: The Eagles pick up two more key commitments in Trevin Wallace and Jonas Sanker

June 12, 2020

Photo courtesy of Trevin Wallace/ HUDL Boston College picked up two more commitments for the Class of 2021 this week with the additions of hybrid safety/linebacker Trevin Wallace out of Georgia and Athlete Jonas Sanker out Virginia. Both Wallace and Sanker are unranked but they have the size and the skill to garner more attention. At 6-2 217, Wallace is built more to play in the box as a Will…


Boston College: The hiring of Patrick Kraft is proof that the Boston College administration is committed to building a big time program

June 8, 2020

Boston College hired Temple Athlete Director Patrick Kraft as it’s new athletic director on Wednesday. Kraft did a tremendous of helping turn the Temple football program around by working with Matt Rhule and hiring his replacement in Geoff Collins. After Collins left for Georgia Tech, Kraft hired Rod Carey who was successful at Northern Illinois and went 8-5 in his first season at the helm. Boston College signaled that it…


Boston College: Eagles fortify the offensive and defensive lines in what was another great week in recruiting

May 31, 2020

The Boston College Football program picked up some key commitments along the offensive and defensive lines last week. Last weekend, Jeff Hafley and his staff landed IMG Academy offensive tackle Ilija Krajnovic. Krajnovic is 6-8 325. The Serbian product is raw but he has the physical tools necessary to develop into a terrific player who can make can impact. After my conversation with @CoachJeffHafley and @Coach_Applebaum of Boston College I…


Boston College: Martin Jarmond leaves Boston College for UCLA. What’s next for the Eagles?

May 18, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj The Boston College athletic department, like thousands of others across the country have been dealing with unprecedented situations, but the task of making things seem as normal as possible just got even harder for the Eagle family. Athletic director Martin Jarmond is leaving The Heights to become the new athletic director at UCLA. The news was made official over the weekend. Jarmond was at Boston College since…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley and his staff get a jump start on 2022 recruiting by offering several local recruits

May 18, 2020

Offensive tackle Sullivan Weidman is a top target for the Eagles in the Class of 2022 Jeff Hafley and his staff have done a tremendous job of securing commitments from several high profile three star recruits for the class for the Class of 2021. Despite that however, they have still struggled to establish themselves in New England. The Eagles coaching staff is hoping to change that by focusing on the…


Boston College: Strength coach Phil Matusz meets with the local media

May 13, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Boston College football head strength and conditioning coach Phil Matusz met with the media via Zoom on Wednesday afternoon, addressing a number of topics, but most importantly how the brand new Eagle coaching staff is still finding ways to be productive during these unprecedented times. Athletic departments around the country are dealing with something no one ever thought they’d be dealing with, but for a football…


Boston College: Hafley touches on a variety of topics in his latest Zoom conference with the media

April 30, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj New England Football Journal Hootie and the Blowfish once asked “time why you walk away like a friend with somewhere to go?” Time, of course, is our most precious commodity, and while the pandemic has given us more time with loved ones or the ability to try and become better creatively, for a Division 1 football program, time is of the essence. Currently, Boston College coach Jeff…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley heavily influenced the development of Young, Okudah and Arnette

April 24, 2020

Image courtesy of @CoachJeffHafley By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Boston College head coach Jeff Hafley had quite a night on Thursday, and he didn’t have to leave his house. The former Ohio State defensive coordinator watched as three players that were a part of his top-ranked defense a year ago went in the first round – all in the top 20 with two of them going second and third – last night…


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

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 — 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…