Boston College: Eagles win 31-30 OT thriller over Pittsburgh

October 11, 2020

If you still don’t believe that there is a change sweeping over the Boston College football program – the “Jeff Hafley effect” some may call it – then you haven’t been paying attention. Pittsburgh kicker Alex Kessman booted a 58-yard field goal with 40 seconds left to tie the game at 24 at Alumni Stadium on Saturday night. After BC kicker Aaron Boumerhi missed a 52-yarder at the end of…


College: CAA announces a six game schedule with the option to play two non conference games

October 1, 2020

The CAA announced yesterday that they will play a six game schedule in the Spring of 2021. Schools will have the option to also pick up two non conference games. The conference will be split up into a North and South divisional format. All six league games will be against teams within the division. The team with the best conference record will be the conference’s automatic qualifier to the NCAA…


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…