Boston College: DeBerry looking to add leadership as defense aims to be best in the ACC

July 20, 2022

Photo: @BCFootball Josh DeBerry wasn’t going to mince words when sitting at the podium in North Carolina on Wednesday afternoon during the first of two ACC Media Days. The Eagles’ offense has been getting all the attention – rightfully so – but the BC defense believes it can be special too. “We’re looking to be the best defense in the conference, in the country this year in terms of every…

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Boston College: Five Eagles named to Athlon Sports’ preseason All-ACC team

June 4, 2022

Photo: @BCFootball Things will ramp back up for BC in a month or so, but on Friday afternoon, Athlon Sports had five players from the Eagles squad on its preseason All-ACC teams. Christian Mahogany, Zay Flowers, Pat Garwo, Jaiden Woodbey and Josh DeBerry were named to the team. DeBerry and Mahogany were first team selections, Flowers and Garwo second team and Woodbey third team. It’s somewhat stunning Flowers wasn’t also…

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Boston College: Jaiden Woodbey has assumed a leadership role at Boston College. On and off the field

April 11, 2022

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Safety Jaiden Woodbey transferred to Boston College from Florida State last off-season. A little more than a year after his arrival, Woodbey has become the leader of one of the most talented secondaries in the ACC. The Eagles secondary was impressive in Saturday’s spring game and the reason for that according to Woodbey is in the details. “I feel like we…

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Boston College preview: Florida State (4-6) @ Boston College (6-4)

November 20, 2021

PHOTO: ESPN.COM LINE: BC -2 (O/U 55) No three keys necessary again today. With BC looking like a completely different team since the return of Phil Jurkovec, there’s a reason the Eagles are favored in this game, even though it’s only by two points. Florida State has come out of the tail spin they were in earlier this season, but they still shouldn’t give the Eagles much trouble today. Between…

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Boston College: Eagles looking forward to closing out the last two weeks of the regular season at home

November 17, 2021

There’s no place like home. For the Eagles, the road trips are finally done, at least until they head to a bowl game. Starting with Florida State this weekend and then the season finale against Wake Forest on November 20th, BC won’t have to leave the comfy confines of home again for the remainder of the regular season. It may not seem like a huge deal, but for a team…

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Commonwealth Clash: It wasn’t pretty, but Eagles beat UMass 45-28

September 12, 2021

AMHERST – The old saying about baseball games is that anytime you head to the ballpark you might see something you never have before. On Saturday afternoon, it applied to football. Boston College visited UMass for the first time since 1982 as 37 point favorites, but lost their starting quarterback one drive into the game and had to withstand a furious, downright stunning upset bid by the Minutemen before ultimately…

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Boston College: Can the Eagles soar to new heights in 2021?

September 3, 2021

Since the November press conference where athletic director Pat Kraft and head coach Jeff Hafley announced the program was deciding not to play in a bowl game, Boston College alumni, fans and even some of the local media covering the team have been waiting impatiently for Saturday. Alumni Stadium doesn’t have the reputation that other college stadiums around the country have in terms of noise obviously, but it may be…

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