Boston College: Jurkovec headed home; former BC QB transferring to Pitt

December 5, 2022

Image courtesy of Pittsburgh Sports Now If you’ve been listening to us, watching or following our BC coverage for the last two or three months, you knew this was coming. Days after former BC quarterback Phil Jurkovec announced he would be entering the transfer portal, Jurkovec let the world know where he’d be going when the portal “officially” opened on Monday. Jurkovec is heading home. In what was a very…

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Boston College: Fourth quarter implosion ruins BC’s senior night in regular season finale

November 27, 2022

Image courtesy of Mark Stockwell/AP CHESTNUT HILL – Saturday night’s regular season finale at The Heights was pretty much a summary of how the whole season has gone for the Eagles. Just when there was positive feelings surrounding the product on the field from time to time each week, something went wrong. The Eagles led by four heading to the fourth quarter and pushed the lead to 11 early in…

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Boston College Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (3-7) @ No. 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-3)

November 18, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: It’s hard to say you’re playing with “house money” when you’re 3-7 and have had an extremely disappointing season, but BC sort of is in a no-lose spot here. The Eagles head to South Bend this weekend to face No. 18 Notre Dame with very little expectations. Not only is BC dealing with a team-wide flu, but after beating No. 16 NC State for the…

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Boston College: Road trip home after N.C. State win memorable for Hafley & players

November 13, 2022

Image courtesy of Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images The Eagles didn’t want to leave Raleigh, NC on Saturday night. The party and celebration in the locker room would still be going on if BC didn’t have a flight to catch or a very good Notre Dame team to start preparing for. During his Sunday media availability, Hafley talked about the scene afterwards. “It felt like no one wanted to leave the locker…

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Boston College: Eagles get validation with upset of No. 16 N.C. State; Program’s first win vs. Top 25 team since 2014

November 12, 2022

Image courtesy of AP Photo/Chris Seward For weeks now, BC head coach Jeff Hafley has assured anyone asking that his team was not going to quit on this season. Whether it was the young players looking to show they belong at an ACC school or the older players looking to build draft stock or simply finish their careers the right way, Hafley said they were going to play for each…

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Boston College: Eagles’ struggles continue in loss to Duke, ending bowl bid hopes

November 4, 2022

Photo by Maddie Malhotra/Getty Images By Alan Segel NEFJ Correspondent CHESTNUT HILL—There aren’t too many times where you see a game of competing statistics that at the same time tell the story of the game, while at the same time makes you shake your head.  At Alumni Stadium on Friday Night, Duke powered its way to a 38-31 win over Boston College and powered its way is apropos. The Blue…

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Boston College Four Down Preview: Duke Blue Devils (5-3) @ Boston College Eagles (2-6)

November 3, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN First down: Primetime, under the lights on a Friday night, Alumni Stadium should be rocking, right? Well, that would’ve been the case before the Eagles’ season went completely off the rails, but now I’m not sure 15 or 20,000 people make it into the stadium for this one between BC and Duke. Second down: Defensively, the Eagles are going to have their hands full. Duke ranks…

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Boston College Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (2-4) @ No. 13 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (5-1)

October 21, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: Coming off a much-needed bye week, the Eagles head back out on the road for another tough matchup with No. 13 Wake Forest. Kickoff is set for 3:30 on Saturday and it’s another crucial spot for BC if the program has ideas of making a bowl game this season. First down: Sitting at 2-4 and still ravaged by injuries, there’s a reason why the Eagles…

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Boston College Four Down Preview: Clemson Tigers (5-0) @ Boston College Eagles (2-3)

October 7, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: Well, here we are again. BC has a chance to shock the world and beat a Top 5 team in the country when Clemson visits for the Red Bandana Game on Saturday night. The Eagles are currently 19.5-point underdogs, which, is actually surprising given how bad the BC offense was the first two weeks of the season. First down: In fairness, the offense has been…

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Boston College four down preview: Louisville Cardinals (2-2) @ Boston College Eagles (1-3)

September 30, 2022

Photo – ESPN Kickoff: It can’t get much worse, right? After an embarrassing loss to Florida State on the road last week, the Eagles come home as anywhere between 15-17 point underdogs to the Cardinals. It’s a fair statement as to where BC is at right now and how little home field advantage matters at Alumni. First down: If the Eagles are going to have any chance whatsoever, they’ve got…

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