Boston College: With no spring football, the Eagles are trying to make the best of these challenging times.

April 4, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj Saturday was supposed to be the first of many special days for the new look Boston College football program. Not only was it head coach Jeff Hafley’s birthday (HBD coach), but the Eagles were set to truly take the field for the first time under Hafley for their spring game. But, the spring game was only a small part of what was supposed to be a…

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Boston College: Anthony Brown starts over by transferring to Oregon

April 2, 2020

Former Boston College starting quarterback Anthony Brown has announced that he is transferring to Oregon. Yahoo’s Pete Thamel was the first to break the news. Sources: Graduate transfer quarterback Anthony Brown will choose Oregon for his final year of eligibility. He was a three-year starter at Boston College. — Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) April 1, 2020 The Ducks need a quarterback after senior Justin Herbert graduated. Brown will compete with redshirt…

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Boston College: Deon Jones gives the Eagles the impact player they were lacking at safety

March 31, 2020

Boston College added a major piece to their secondary yesterday when former Maryland safety Deon Jones announced he was transferring to Boston College. https://twitter.com/jonesd_14/status/1244736705120346112?s=21 Jones, a graduate transfer still has two years of eligibility left. He appeared in ten games last season, starting six of them at safety for the Terrapins. Jones recorded 34 tackles (22 solo), one forced fumble and a pass breakup. Jones finished his career at Maryland…

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High School: Catholic Memorial’s Owen McGowan receives an offer from Stanford

March 31, 2020

Catholic Memorial junior running back and linebacker Owen McGowan tweeted out on Saturday evening that he has received an offer from Stanford. Very honored to announce I’ve received an offer from Stanford University!! @Coach_Gould pic.twitter.com/J0iiDadY7s — Owen McGowan (@owen_mcgowan32) March 28, 2020 The highly touted McGowan also has verbally committed to Boston College, the only other FBS school that he currently holds an offer from. Stanford offering McGowan a scholarship…

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Boston College: Eagles resume spring practice after a week off

March 10, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — After a week off the BC football team was back at work Tuesday morning, ramping spring practices back up on a day that felt more like early September than mid-March. For head coach Jeff Hafley and the entire Eagle program, the break was much needed to recharge. “Knowing these guys right now, and just being around them, I kind of expected them to…

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Boston College: A.J Dillon impresses at the combine and watches his stock rise

March 1, 2020

Image courtesy of Michael Conroy/Associated Press Former Boston College running back A.J Dillon put on a show at the NFL Combine on Friday night. Dillon measured in at 6’0″ 247 pounds. with 31 5/8″ arms and 9 5/8″ hands. It is abundantly obvious that Dillon is a specimen physically but his workout numbers were truly off the charts. Here is a breakdown of each category and how Dillon performed. 40…

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Boston College: Eagles coaches and players reflect on the NFL Combine and what it means to them.

February 25, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — All eyes in the football world will be on Indianapolis this weekend and early next week for the 2020 NFL Combine, and there will be plenty of attention on it all the way from the Heights. Last week, the Eagles – and in particular new strength and conditioning coach Phil Matusz – put together a nearly-identical replica of the NFL combine for the…

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Boston College: Eagles bring the juice in the first spring practice of the Hafley era

February 23, 2020

As soon as you walked into Fish Field House yesterday morning for the first spring practice of the Jeff Hafley era, you sensed the enthusiasm and energy that was present. The vibe was different. Everyone involved from players to the coaches, brought “the juice.” The sound system was blaring music. Something you never heard during Steve Addazio’s tenure. Pop Smoke was the first artist I heard and I have to…

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Boston College: 2020 Spring Football Preview

February 21, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj It begins. After all the energy surrounding the new hire of head coach Jeff Hafley and the implementation of his staff, we will finally start to see the wheels in motion beginning Saturday morning. The Eagles hit the field for the first day of spring practice Saturday, and even though we won’t truly know who is and isn’t on the roster for quite sometime, there are…

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Boston College: The addition of Rob Chudzinski reinforces Jeff Hafley’s mission to build an NFL caliber program

February 21, 2020

Veteran NFL assistant coach Rob Chudzinski has been hired by Boston College in an off field coaching role. Chudzinski’s role is yet to be defined but it is more than like an analyst role, a role which has become increasingly popular around college football. Chudzinski and head coach Jeff Hafley have never coached together but the hire is further proof that Hafley values coaches with NFL experience because they can…

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