Boston College Rewind: Kansas 48 Eagles 24

September 14, 2019

Image courtesy of Greg M Cooper, USA Today Game Rewind: The Eagles simply didn’t show up. After trailing 28-27 at the half, the Eagles defense imploded in the second half giving up three touchdowns en route to 48-27 loss. Here are five thoughts from the game. 1. Defense gets exposed: I talked about in my preview of the game how important it was for this defense to continue to improve….

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College: Thoughts on Week 2 of the New England college football season

September 12, 2019

UMass has a lot of work to do after losing to Southern Illinois. Week two of the college football season featured a great game between New Hampshire and Holy Cross and a blow out at the Heights. Here are my thoughts on the week that was. 1. UMass losing 45-20 to Southern Illinois is about as bad a loss as the Minutemen have suffered in recent years. It is going…

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Boston College Rewind: Eagles 45 Spiders 13

September 8, 2019

Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images Game Rewind: The Eagles put talk of overlooking Richmond to rest early by building a 21-0 lead in the first quarter en route to a 45-13 win over Richmond. The offense was the story. The amassed 518 yards of total offense in the win. Here are five thoughts on the game: 1. A.J Dillon gets on track: A.J Dillon played well last week against Virginia…

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Boston College: Richmond Spiders (1-0) at Boston College Eagles (1-0)

September 7, 2019

A.J Dillon will look to get on track this week against Richmond (Photo courtesy of B.C Interruption) The Eagles are coming a big 35-28 win over Virginia Tech last week. Conventional wisdom would say that the Eagles are primed for a let down. I wouldn’t bet on it. The Eagles are focused and they know that their schedule is set up for them to get off to a good start….

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Boston College Rewind: Eagles 35 Hokies 28

August 31, 2019

Game Rewind: The Eagles used a 28 point first half and held on to beat Virginia Tech 35-28 in a wild season opener at the Heights. The win was huge for a young team looking to establish themselves in the ACC. The offense will get all the headlines and rightfully so but the defense played well despite giving up 28 points. Here are five thoughts on the game: 1. Anthony Brown…

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Boston College: Virginia Tech Hokies (0-0) at Boston College Eagles (0-0)

August 31, 2019

The 2019 season kicks off this afternoon when the Eagles host conference rival Virginia Tech in an early season ACC showdown. Per usual, the fan bases of both schools have high hopes for the upcoming season. A win for either school would put them in prime position in the ACC Atlantic Division. Here three keys to the game for the Eagles. 1. Get A.J Dillon going early: Dillon needs to…

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Boston College: 2019 Season Preview

August 31, 2019

Kick-off: Expectations are once again high in Chestnut Hill. Boston College fans expect the Eagles to compete for an ACC title and a big time bowl bid. The pressure will once again be on Steve Addazio and his staff to meet expectations. Offense: New offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian will spread it out and run an uptempo spread offense. The Eagles will still utilize a tight end and run the football…

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Boston College: New faces will have to step it up for the Eagles defense to play well

August 27, 2019

The Boston College Eagles defense lost several key contributors from last season, particularly in the front seven. The Eagles are only returning three starters from last season’s team. The most notable returning starter on defense is defensive tackle Tanner Karafa who was recently named captain. Karafa along with weakside linebacker Max Richardson and cornerback Brandon Sebastian will lead a unit that is talented but young and inexperienced. Steve Addazio and…

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Boston College: The 2019 Eagles will go as Anthony Brown goes

August 10, 2019

For the Boston College Eagles, the 2019 season will go as junior quarterback Anthony Brown goes. Brown has flashed elite potential at times but inconsistent play and injuries have kept him from playing to his potential. The Eagles offense will once again center around running back A.J Dillon but a revamped offensive line may need time to put it all together so new offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian may lean on…

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Boston College: Eagles getting a commitment from Ozzy Trapilo is huge! Literally and figuratively

July 2, 2019

Boston College got a big commitment last week, literally and figuratively when Boston College High School defensive end, tight end and offensive tackle Ozzy Trapilo committed to the Eagles. At 6-8 280, Trapilo is long and athletic. He is explosive off the ball defensively and can create separation with his get off and length. Trapilo has the physical tools to be a three defensive lineman who can play outside as…

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