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: Breaking down the Eagles 2021 recruiting class

December 18, 2020

Four star defensive back Clinton Burton headlines a talented 2021 class for the Eagles. National Signing Day is one of the biggest days on the college football calendar. Especially now that it is two days. Wednesday was a big day at the Heights as 25 recruits signed their letters of intent to play at Boston College. The 2021 class is one of the best in program history. The group was…


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: 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: 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…


Boston College Preview: Louisville Cardinals (3-6) at Boston College Eagles (5-4)

November 28, 2020

Line: Eagles by -1 Opening Kickoff: The Eagles return to action for the first since November 14th when they lost 45-31 to Notre Dame. This game was originally moved to December 12th because of COVID concerns but it was moved back to today after it was determined it was safe for both programs to play. Today is the 13th meeting between the two schools. Louisville leads the all-time series 7-5….


Boston College: A strange yet happy Thanksgiving at the Heights

November 25, 2020

They’re back! Well, sort of. After a bye week and then an extended bye week that eventually turned into a game week thanks to the ACC, the Eagles were back on the field this week getting ready for Louisville on Saturday. We’re going to do things a bit different this week. Instead of giving you our standard “everything you need to know heading into (name opponent here) week,” we’re going…