• High School: What We Learned: BB&N 34 Belmont Hill 0
  • High School: What We Learned: Middleboro 24 Rockland 13
  • High School: Foxboro outlasts North Attleboro in a classic
  • Boston College preview: No. 22 NC State (4-1) @ Boston College (4-1)
  • New England Football Journal Game of the Week Presented by Gold Athletics:  Catholic Memorial 38 St. John’s Prep 9

College: Coen making a name for himself as a coordinator at Kentucky

Image courtesy of the Lexington Herald Leader Liam Coen grew up the son of a coach. The Newport, Rhode Island native and former LaSalle and UMass quarterback played for his father Tim in high school and then went on to star for the Minutemen as a four year starter. After Coen’s playing days were over, Liam decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and pursue a career in coaching. The…

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Boston College: Hafley balancing analytics and instinct while leading the Eagles

PHOTO: The Wharton School/University of Pennsylvania If you haven’t noticed, numbers have taken over sports. It doesn’t matter if it’s baseball (the worst of the worst), football, hockey or basketball, numbers have infiltrated the games we all love and we’re probably never getting them back to their purest form. So, with that in mind, it’s probably time to start embracing the fact that even in football, numbers are becoming more…

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College: New England College Football Week 6 Recap

The UMass win over UConn was the big story in New England College Football this past weekend. The Minutemen snapped a 16 game losing streak with the win and enter a much needed bye week. Rhode Island was the other big story this weekend. The 18th ranked Rams upset 9th ranked Delaware 22-15. The Rams won the game thanks to a blocked punt by senior defensive tackle Andre Biebeault. Here…

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High School: Dudes of the Week for Week 5

It was another great weekend of high school football action in Massachusetts. So without further ado, here are our dudes for Week 5. Scituate senior quarterback Henry Gates completed 16/25 for 333 yards and 3 touchdown passes. He also had a rushing touchdown in the Sailors win over North Quincy. Scituate senior wide receiver James Cannon caught 7 passes for 134 yards and a touchdown in the win over North Quincy….

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High School: Ten Thoughts on Week 5

We are officially past the halfway mark of the high school football season in Massachusetts. Teams are starting to assert themselves and take control of leagues. With three weeks left in the regular season, it will be a sprint to the finish line. Here are my thoughts on the week that was. Milford made a major statement with their 27-24 overtime win over Mansfield. The Scarlet Hawks are legit. Let’s…

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Patriots: Fundamentally flawed defense almost cost the Patriots against the Texans

Photo courtesy of USA Today/Texans Wire In football definition terms, the Patriots won an ugly game today against the Texans. A game quite frankly that they should have lost. If it wasn’t for Texans coach David Culley losing his mind with clock management and poor special teams play, the Patriots would be 1-4. A big reason they could have lost would have been the play of their defense which was…

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