Boston College: The Eagles reminded us against N.C State that power football is alive and well

October 20, 2019

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images In this era of spread offenses and RPO’s, Boston College reminded us yesterday that power football is alive and well in the game today. The Eagles set the tone early against an N.C State defense that was number one in the ACC against the run. Head coach Steve Addazio and offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian made it clear from the opening possession that they were going…

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Boston College Rewind: Eagles 45 N.C State 24

October 20, 2019

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Game Rewind: Boston College physically dominated N.C State on both sides of the ball in a dominate 45-24 win at the Heights. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Eagles physically dominate the Wolfpack: The Eagles flat out dominated N.C State on both sides of the ball. They ran the football down the Wolfpack’s throat and controlled the line of scrimmage offensively. Defensively, Boston College got consistent pressure…

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Boston College Rewind: Louisville 41 Eagles 39

October 6, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles lost a heartbreaker in Louisville yesterday 41-39. The Cardinals kicked the game winning field with 1:02 left in the game after completing a six play, 52 yard drive to end the game. The story of this game was once again the defense. They gave up 664 yards of offense and allowed Louisville to convert on 8 of 16 third downs. Needless to say, the Eagles have…

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Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (3-2) at Louisville Cardinals (2-2)

October 5, 2019

The Eagles will look to bounce back after a tough loss to Wake Forest by hitting the road to play Louisville. The Eagles have had the Cardinals number of late beating them in their last two meetings. The game today will feature the first head to head coaching match up between Steve Addazio and Scott Satterfield. Here are three keys to the game. 1. Get off the field on third…

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Boston College: Steve Addazio is squarely on the hot seat once again

September 30, 2019

Steve Addazio is once again on the hot seat. If he wasn’t after the Kansas loss two weeks ago, he is now. Thanks to some game mismanagement in Saturday’s 27-24 loss to Wake Forest, the B.C faithful are starting to get restless and the pressure is once again on Addazio to get this program back on track after a big game loss. The Eagles were in good position to win…

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Boston College Rewind: Wake Forest 27 Eagles 24

September 29, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles had a Golden opportunity to win this game but thanks to some untimely mistakes and some questionable coaching decisions, Boston College lost a heartbreaker to Wake Forest 27-24. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Defense struggled on third down: I thought Boston College played well at times on defense but their inability to get off the field on third down killed them and in many ways,…

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Boston College Preview: #24 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-0) at Boston College Eagles (3-1)

September 28, 2019

The Eagles return home after a 30-16 win over Rutgers to host the 24th ranked Demon Deacons of Wake Forest. The Eagles had a forgettable performance the last time they played at home, losing to Kansas 48-24. The Eagles will have their hands full today, especially their defense. Wake Forest is explosive offensively, averaging 38 points per game. Controlling the ball and a slower pace offensively could benefit the Eagles…

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Boston College Rewind: Eagles 30 Rutgers 16

September 22, 2019

Game Rewind: After a sluggish start offensively, the Eagles dominated the second half en route to a much needed 30-16 win over Rutgers. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Sluggish start: Early on, it looked like the Eagles were still trying to get last week out of their system. Quarterback Anthony Brown in particular really struggled to get into a rhythm. The second half was a different story…

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Boston College: Boston College Eagles (2-1) at Rutgers Scarlet Knights (1-2)

September 21, 2019

The Eagles are coming off of one of the worst losses in the Steve Addazio era, a 48-24 loss to a Kansas team they should have beaten. The Eagles have an opportunity to redeem themselves this week against a Rutgers program that is improved but is still rebuilding. Here are three keys to this game. 1. Move on from last week: Last week’s loss was inexcusable. Plain and simple. All…

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College: Thoughts on week 3 in New England college football

September 18, 2019

The Eagles defense was reminded on Friday night that they are young. Week 3 featured Boston College getting trumped by Kansas in a game many felt the Eagles were going to win. Here are my thoughts on the week that was in New England college football. 1. Friday night’s loss to Kansas was a bad loss for many reasons for Boston College. It is a loss on and off the…

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