Boston College: It’s UNC Week, here’s what you need to know before Saturday

September 30, 2020

It’s that time of week again, it’s nice to be back in a little bit of a rhythm, isn’t it? Here is everything you need to know about the BC football program heading into a huge, nationally televised matchup with North Carolina at Alumni Stadium Saturday afternoon (ABC, 3:30). FINAL THOUGHTS FROM COACH HAFLEY ON THE WIN OVER TEXAS STATE On Sunday afternoon coach Hafley met with the media briefly…


Boston College: Eagles avoid catastrophic loss, beat Texas State 24-21

September 27, 2020

Image courtesy of Michael Dwyer. CHESTNUT HILL — The old saying goes that sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good. Well, the Boston College football team was good when it mattered most in crunch time on Saturday night, but they also had quite a bit of good luck on their side as well in the first home game of the year at Alumni Stadium against Texas State. Trailing by…


Boston College: News & Notes heading into Texas State week

September 24, 2020

So this is what a normal game week feels like huh? After BC opened with a 26-6 win over Duke last Saturday, the Eagles are now in a routine in terms of game planning for the first time in a long time. Boston College is set to open its home slate at Alumni Stadium this Saturday with Texas State (6 P.M.), but, before that, coach Hafley and a few players met…


Boston College: Wrapping up the Duke win and moving on to Texas State

September 20, 2020

A little less than 24 hours after his first career win as a head coach, Jeff Hafley was back in the office meeting with the media on Sunday. Hafley chose a background of Alumni Stadium, which for some reason created an “alien” Mr. Burns-like glow around him, perhaps it was just that first-win feeling still radiating through all of our laptops. BC fans nationwide woke up feeling like a million…


Boston College: Eagles impressive in 26-6 Opening Day win over Duke

September 19, 2020

Photo by Nell Redmond-Pool/Getty Images DURHAM, NC — September 19, 2020 is a day that will live in the folklore of Boston College football for quite a long time. It wasn’t a Doug Flutie Hail Mary, it wasn’t a late TD pass from Matt Ryan at Virginia Tech, but it was arguably one of the most important days in the program’s history. The Eagles – after months of uncertainty and…


Boston College: Eagles thrilled to finally be preparing for an actual game

September 16, 2020

Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 The Boston College football team is going to play an actual football game on Saturday. It seemed as if this would never happen. After months of uncertainty, the Eagles finally see a light at the end of the tunnel, and that light is a date with Duke down in North Carolina Saturday at noon. Tuesday and Wednesday…


Boston College: Eagles scrimmage Saturday, first full Saturday slate finally kicks off

September 5, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 Can you believe we’re finally here? Just a month ago – August 11th to be exact – the Pac 12 and Big 10 cancelled their football seasons. The decision sent the possibility of a college football season for the entire country into an absolute spiral. The uncertainty that has hovered for the last several weeks has been worrisome, but the first official Saturday full of college…


Boston College: Preseason disrespect not going unnoticed for the Eagles

September 2, 2020

Image courtesy of John Tlumacki/Globe Staff. By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 If for some reason you choose to look at preseason prognostications for the 2020 college football season – an unprecedented year that is going to be as unpredictable as a Kramerica Industries rubber ball filled with oil experiment – then that’s your prerogative. It’s impossible to take any type of prediction on what teams will look like this season seriously,…


Boston College: As the Eagles break camp, players and coaches try to manage emotions

August 28, 2020

Photo courtesy of Boston College Football By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 On Wednesday, Max Richardson and Phil Jurkovec spoke to the media regarding the social injustice issues currently taking place in our world. On Thursday, the Eagles did more than talk, opting to not practice, but, instead they chose to hold team meetings and discussions on how to further educate one another. Those discussions got emotional as players and coaches talked…


Boston College: Eagles’ recent social media surge has been hard to ignore for fans, recruits

August 21, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06 If you haven’t noticed lately, the BC football program has become a force on social media, Not just as a program, but as individuals as well. Whether it’s the “Listen Up My Dudes!” podcast for Alex Lindstrom or the countless practice, hype and behind the scenes videos the program is producing, it’s all been impressive, especially in a time of social distancing. The most important part…