Boston College: Jeff Hafley hires Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator

January 9, 2020

New Boston College head coach Jeff Hafley announced the hirings of Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator today. Like Hafley, both coaches have experience in both the collegiate ranks and the NFL. Both Cignetti and Lubaku have worked with Hafley in the past so that familiarity should help make the transition to the new schemes easier for the players. The two hirings illustrate just…


Boston College Rewind: Cincinnati 38 Eagles 6

January 4, 2020

Game rewind: After a long lightning delay that last for 91 minutes, the Eagles were throughly trounced by the Bearcats 38-6 in one of the worst bowl losses in program history. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Eagles physically worn down: Boston College was simply worn down by Cincinnati up front. The Bearcats controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball and that was really the…


Boston College Preview: Birmingham Bowl: Boston College Eagles (6-6) vs. Cincinnati Bearcats (10-3)

January 2, 2020

The Eagles travel to Birmingham, Alabama to battle the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Birmingham Bowl. Boston College will be guided by interim coach Rich Gunnell and the remaining members of Steve Addazio’s staff. It has been a challenging month for the remaining members of the staff since Addazio was fired but Gunnell has done a great job of keeping things together. The team is seemingly prepared and ready to win…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley introduced as the new head football coach at Boston College

December 16, 2019

By Kevin J. Stone,@kstone06,@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL – It’s going to be quite a while until we know just how good of a hire Jeff Hafley was – as he’s technically coaching in the NCAA playoffs in two weeks with Ohio State and won’t truly be able to get going at BC for a bit longer than he’d like – but if Monday morning’s introductory press conference is any indication, the…


Boston College: Jeff Hafley is a home run hire for the Eagles

December 16, 2019

Boston College athletic director Martin Jarmond had to get this hire right. Fans and alumni alike were clamoring for a coach who can help Boston College take the next step and compete nationally. Jarmond may have delivered that coach in Jeff Hafley. The 40 year old Hafley has a tremendous resume. He has spent time in both the NFL and major college football in his career. Hafley is a defensive…


Boston College: Colorado State hires Steve Addazio

December 12, 2019

Image courtesy of the Colorado State athletic department. In a surprising move, Colorado State has hired former Boston College football coach Steve Addazio as their new head football coach. The hiring came out of left field as there was no indication that Addazio was a candidate for the opening. The reaction on twitter has been interesting to say the least. New on Sports Illustrated: Sources: Colorado State to Hire Steve…


Boston College: A.J Dillon enters the NFL Draft

December 11, 2019

Boston College all time leading rusher, A.J Dillon has decided to enter the NFL Draft. Dillon made the announcement after three stellar seasons at the Heights. He finished his career with 4,382 yards and 38 touchdowns. He carried the ball an astonishing 845 times. Dillon will forgo the Birmingham Bowl to prepare for the NFL Combine and the draft process. At 6–0 and 249 pounds, Dillon is a punishing down…


Boston College: Eagles land Birmingham Bowl bid

December 9, 2019

Boston College found out on Sunday that they will face #21 Cincinnati in the Birmingham Bowl on Thursday January 2nd in Birmingham, Alabama. The Eagles finished 6-6 while the Bearcats finished 10-3 after losing the America East title game to Memphis. Boston College became bowl eligible after a dramatic win over Pitt on November 30th. The next day, Steve Addazio was fired after six seasons at the Heights. Wide receivers…


Boston College: 12 potential candidates for the head coaching vacancy

December 2, 2019

Luke Fickell, HC, Cincinnati: Fickell has ties to current athletic director Martin Jarmond from their days at Ohio State. Fickell has done a great job making the Cincinnati program relevant. He has strong recruiting ties throughout the state of Ohio, a state Boston College recruits heavily, particularly for offensive lineman. Fickell will be at the top of Jarmond’s wish list. Jim McElwain, HC, Central Michigan: MCElwain has a tremendous resume….


Boston College: Steve Addazio is relieved of his duties

December 1, 2019

Boston College Athletic Director Martin Jarmond announced earlier this evening that he has relieved Steve Addazio of his duties as head football coach. The firing comes as no surprise despite Boston College beating Pittsburgh yesterday and becoming bowl eligible. Addazio has been on the hot seat for most of the season as fans and alumni alike grew increasingly frustrated with the direction the program was heading in. Despite continuously supporting…