Alumni Point of View: Former Boston College quarterbacks weigh in on Phil Jurkovec and direction of the program

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October 18, 2020

Saturday night’s result against Virginia Tech aside, it’s pretty safe to say that Phil Jurkovec appears to be the next great quarterback in a long line of them over at The Heights. Flutie, Foley, St. Pierre, the Hasselbecks, Ryan, Jurkovec. The name just fits, doesn’t it? The game against the Hokies wasn’t pretty, but, entering the weekend “Thrill” Jurkovec has shown that he’s capable of some pretty eye-popping performances. What’s…

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Boston College: The Eagles have been at their best historically when they have gotten elite quarterback play

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October 12, 2020

The Boston College Football program has a history and tradition that spans 86 years. However there is one constant with this program. When they have an elite talent at quarterback, they are recognized nationally and they win. Just look at the last forty years of the program. The best seasons in program history have come when the program has had an elite level talent at the quarterback position. I am…

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

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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…

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Boston College Preview: #12 North Carolina Tar Heels (1-0) at Boston College Eagles (2-0)

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October 3, 2020

Line: North Carolina -13.5 North Carolina Players to Watch: Sam Howell (QB), Dyami Brown (WR), Beau Corrales (WR), Dazz Newsome (WR), Michael Carter (RB), Javonte Williams (RB), Chazz Surratt (ILB), Tomon Fox (OLB) Opening Kickoff: The Eagles host the Tar Heels at Alumni Stadium this afternoon. This will be the eighth all time meeting between the two programs. The Tar Heels hold a 5-2 series lead all time. The Eagles…

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Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (0-0) at Duke Blue Devils (0-1)

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September 19, 2020

Line: Duke by 6 Key players for Duke: Chase Brice (QB), Chris Runph II (DE), Noah Grey (TE), Jake Bobo (WR), Deon Jackson (RB), Damond Philyaw-Johnson (WR/KR) Opening Kickoff: The Jeff Hafley era officially kicks off today at noon when the Eagles visit Duke. This is the first match up between the two programs since 2015. The Blue Devils beat the Eagles 9-7 in that game. The Eagles lead the…

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Boston College: Eagles skill group offers big time potential.

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August 21, 2020

Images courtesy of Boston College and the Boston Globe First year Boston College offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti has a lot of quality skill pieces at his disposal. Aside from transfer quarterback Phil Jurkovec, Cignetti has an explosive receiving corp, one of the best tight ends in the country and a deep stable of running backs to work with. Wide receivers Kobay White, Zay Flowers, Jaelin Gill, Ethon Williams and freshmen…

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Boston College: Eagles skill group offers big time potential.

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August 21, 2020

Images courtesy of Boston College and the Boston Globe First year Boston College offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti has a lot of quality skill pieces at his disposal. Aside from transfer quarterback Phil Jurkovec, Cignetti has an explosive receiving corp, one of the best tight ends in the country and a deep stable of running backs to work with. Wide receivers Kobay White, Zay Flowers, Jaelin Gill, Ethon Williams and freshmen…

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Boston College: Phil Jurkovec is deemed eligible by the NCAA. Eagles get their man

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August 4, 2020

Phil Jurkovec is a free man. Well sort of. The Notre Dame transfer was finally granted eligibility by the NCAA. Just in time for the start of training camp. Waiver. Granted. @pjurkovec #GetIn pic.twitter.com/SPxUJFpCcT — BC Football (@BCFootball) August 4, 2020 Jurkovec’s eligibility was in question for the past six months but Jeff Hafley and his staff finally got the news they have been waiting for today. Jurkovec is the…

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Boston College: Eagles bring the juice in the first spring practice of the Hafley era

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February 23, 2020

As soon as you walked into Fish Field House yesterday morning for the first spring practice of the Jeff Hafley era, you sensed the enthusiasm and energy that was present. The vibe was different. Everyone involved from players to the coaches, brought “the juice.” The sound system was blaring music. Something you never heard during Steve Addazio’s tenure. Pop Smoke was the first artist I heard and I have to…

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

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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…

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