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…

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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…

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Boston College: Patrick Kraft meets with the local media for the first time as Boston College Athletic Director

June 8, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It wasn’t your standard introductory press conference, but new Boston College athletic director Pat Kraft met the media via a large Zoom call on Monday. Kraft was introduced with many big names on the call ranging from local media personalities, to Jerry York and coach Hafley. Kraft had a brief initial speech thanking the committee that ultimately hired him and his family after he was introduced, then…

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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…

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Boston College: Boston College finds it’s new athletic director in Patrick Kraft

June 4, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It didn’t take long, but the Boston College athletic department has its new athletic director. On Wednesday afternoon it was announced in a press release that former Temple AD Patrick Kraft would be taking over at The Heights replacing Martin Jarmond who is heading to UCLA. Of course this hire is quite different than any other athletic director hire at Boston College because of the odd times…

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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. https://twitter.com/ilija_krajnovic/status/1264705613499678721?s=21 The next day the Eagles picked up another commitment. This…

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Boston College: New defensive coordinator Tem Lukabu opens up about his experience and expectations for the Eagles defense

May 21, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj While news has seemed to begin percolating regarding a potential return to schools for some athletic departments, the BC football program is still conducting everything remotely. On Wednesday afternoon, the Eagles continued their staff Zoom calls with the media, and this time it was new defensive coordinator Tem Lukabu’s turn to chat for a bit. Lukabu touched on a few things during his 20-25 minute session, here’s…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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