Boston College: Eagles’ struggles continue in loss to Duke, ending bowl bid hopes

November 4, 2022

Photo by Maddie Malhotra/Getty Images By Alan Segel NEFJ Correspondent CHESTNUT HILL—There aren’t too many times where you see a game of competing statistics that at the same time tell the story of the game, while at the same time makes you shake your head.  At Alumni Stadium on Friday Night, Duke powered its way to a 38-31 win over Boston College and powered its way is apropos. The Blue…

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Boston College Four Down Preview: Duke Blue Devils (5-3) @ Boston College Eagles (2-6)

November 3, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN First down: Primetime, under the lights on a Friday night, Alumni Stadium should be rocking, right? Well, that would’ve been the case before the Eagles’ season went completely off the rails, but now I’m not sure 15 or 20,000 people make it into the stadium for this one between BC and Duke. Second down: Defensively, the Eagles are going to have their hands full. Duke ranks…

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Boston College: Eagles hit rock bottom with first ever loss to UConn, what’s next?

October 30, 2022

Image courtesy of UConn Athletics EAST HARTFORD – It can’t get any worse, can it? In a year derailed by injuries and inexperience right from the start, the Eagles hit what is hopefully rock bottom on Saturday afternoon, losing 13-3 to UConn for the first time ever. In fairness, UConn is in the middle of a resurgence under Jim Mora and has been playing with a ton of confidence lately….

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UConn: Huskies beat BC for the first time ever, keep bowl hopes alive

October 29, 2022

EAST HARTFORD – The revolution is real. All season long, the UConn football program and its social media team has referenced and pushed the narrative that “the Revolution” was coming when it comes to success on the field after so many down years. With new head coach Jim Mora at the helm, it’s been a nice thought and the team has certainly made strides this season, but surely this current…

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Boston College-UConn Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (2-5) @ UConn Huskies (3-5)

October 28, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: In a rather stunning turn of events, this weekend’s matchup at The Rent has significant meaning for both Boston College and UConn. The Eagles are just in desperate need of a win – by any means necessary – while it’s the Huskies who are now fighting for their lives when it comes to a bowl bid. A UConn win would put them in a fantastic…

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Boston College: Hafley, Eagles taking UConn very seriously ahead of intriguing matchup

October 26, 2022

If you thought the BC-UConn matchup this weekend was actually going to be a toss-up type of game just a few weeks ago, you would have been laughed at and degraded for your lack of sports knowledge. Well, we’re now at a point where BC needs to take the threat of a Huskies upset very, very seriously. UConn is also pushing for a surprising bowl bid, while the Eagles are…

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College: Boston College can’t keep up with Wake Forest in 43-15 loss

October 22, 2022

In Saturday’s 43-15 loss to Wake Forest, Boston College had some bright spots. Once again, wide receiver Zay Flowers stood out, catching a long touchdown pass. But those positive moments were few and far between, and Wake Forest pulled away in the second half of a lopsided victory. With the defeat, BC drops to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Wake improves to 6-1 and 2-1. As…

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Boston College Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (2-4) @ No. 13 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (5-1)

October 21, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: Coming off a much-needed bye week, the Eagles head back out on the road for another tough matchup with No. 13 Wake Forest. Kickoff is set for 3:30 on Saturday and it’s another crucial spot for BC if the program has ideas of making a bowl game this season. First down: Sitting at 2-4 and still ravaged by injuries, there’s a reason why the Eagles…

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College: No rest for coaching staffs despite bye weeks

October 19, 2022

The term “bye week” sounds like a nice little vacation for football players and coaches whenever this time of year rolls around, but it’s the furthest thing from the case. Sure, some players can leave campus and go visit family for a few days if it’s doable with their class schedule or based on location, but the life of an NCAA football coach means your bye week is actually spent…

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Boston College: Clemson spoils red bandanna night with blowout win

October 8, 2022

CHESTNUT HILL – The start to the season hasn’t been great for Boston College, but all of the negativity could have been completely erased on Saturday night when Clemson visited for the red bandanna game and a primetime matchup on ABC. Grant Williams and Blake Griffin from the Celtics were on hand mingling with tailgaters and posing for pictures with dozens of recruits on the field before the game. Ayla…

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