Breaking down the changes on the Boston College football staff

March 3, 2023

Boston College kicked off spring practice today at the Heights. We got our first look at the 2023 Eagles and we found out who will be coaching what positions for the upcoming season. At first glance, the Eagles have a lot of experience on their staff. Here is what the new staff will look like. Jeff Hafley: Head Coach Rob Chudzinski: Associate Head Coach/Offense Steve Shimko: Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Matt Applebaum:…


5 areas to watch for as Boston College opens spring practice

March 2, 2023

After a tumultuous off-season that saw several players transfer and both coordinators leave, Boston College opens spring practice tomorrow. The Eagles are coming off of a 3-9 season so this was already a big spring for Jeff Hafley and his staff. With the changes to the staff, this spring takes on an added importance. There will be plenty of questions that need to be answered this off-season. Hopefully some of…


New Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Drew Petzing reflects on humble beginnings in New England

February 21, 2023

Image courtesy of Jorge Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images Drew Petzing’s football journey has had quite a few stops, many of them in New England. After moving to Wellesley when he was seven, Petzing played his high school football for the Raiders and went on to play in college for Middlebury in 2005 and 2006 before his career came to an end. Petzing knew he wanted to stick around the game…


BC defensive coordinator Tem Lukabu heading back to the NFL

February 18, 2023

Image courtesy of BC Athletics For a team that went 3-9 a year ago, Boston College has had one hell of an entertaining offseason. According to multiple reports, BC defensive coordinator Tem Lukabu is the Carolina Panthers’ new outside linebackers coach. Lukabu has been the DC for the entirety of Jeff Hafley’s tenure as head coach. The move comes as a surprise given the fact that Lukabu’s defense kept the…


BC makes hiring of Applebaum for O-line coach official; Eagles hope rushing attack has a resurgence

February 15, 2023

Image courtesy of 24/7 Sports Football Scoop had it Friday, but Matt Applebaum is officially back as the O-line coach over in Chestnut Hill, with the Eagles releasing a statement and some kind words from head coach Jeff Hafley and Zion Johnson, who played under Appplebaum before becoming a first round draft pick in the NFL and having a dominating rookie year for the Chargers. Applebaum was with the Dolphins…


Hafley opts for familiarity and continuity in elevating Chudzinski and Shimko

February 13, 2023

Jeff Hafley opted for familiarity and continuity in elevating offensive analyst Rob Chudzinski to offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Steve Shimko to co-offensive coordinator. Both have been around the program since Hafley’s arrival in late 2019. The elevation of Chudzinski and Shimko may not be popular with alumni and fans but Hafley opted to go with two coaches who are experienced and know the players. Chudzinski in particular brings a…


BC reportedly finalizing offensive coaching staff

February 10, 2023

Images courtesy of BC Athletics Who says college football can’t be exciting in February? On Friday night, BC fans got some big news when it comes to the coaching staff in 2023. According to John Brice of FootballScoop – a man who has been all over the BC coaching staff movement from day one and deserves credit for it – reported that Rob Chudzinski will most likely be moving into…


BC offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo not returning in 2023

February 2, 2023

Image courtesy of Sports Illustrated BC fans wanted change, well, they’ve gotten plenty of it this offseason. While the hunt for a new offensive coordinator continues, the search for a new offensive line coach is probably not far behind now either. On Thursday afternoon, Doug Samuel of Football Scoop reported that offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo would not be returning to the Eagles’ staff this season. Coach “Guge” was a very…


Boston College 2023 schedule revealed, Eagles get 7 home games

January 30, 2023

Image courtesy of The Heights Well, well, well, as quickly as 2023 arrived, it’s not speeding by as the ACC revealed its schedules on Monday night for all of its members. At first glance, Eagles fans should be ecstatic with the road map laid out in front of the team this season. Assuming health is far better than it was in 2022 and assuming that this is finally the type…


Zay Flowers impresses early at the Shrine Bowl

January 30, 2023

If you’ve watched Zay Flowers play at Boston College the past three seasons, you can see that he was special. From his route running, speed in the open field to his ability to make plays in space, Flowers is an elite athlete. In the end, it was a 10/10 day for @ZayFlowers!😎💫#ShrineBowl🏈 — East-West Shrine Bowl (@ShrineBowl) January 30, 2023 So it is no surprise what he did at…