Boston College: Eagles strike again, this time landing athlete Khalil Ali out of New Jersey

June 20, 2022

The Boston College staff added another highly touted player to their already stacked Class of 2023 when they landed a commitment from Khalil Ali out of Pennsauken, New Jersey. 21000% COMMITTED ! — Kahlil Ali (@kahlilali21) June 19, 2022 The 6-1 190 pound Ali can play safety and or a big nickel on defense. He can also play on offense as a receiver or multi-purpose skill player. Ali had…


Boston College: Eagles get a commitment from 3-Star Offensive Lineman Ryan Mickow

June 13, 2022

Boston College picked up another key commitment on Sunday when Ryan Mickow, a 3-Star guard out of St. Thomas Aquinas in Florida committed to the Eagles. I am grateful to announce I'm proudly Committed to Boston College! @CoachHarriott @5Studs @Nate_Garner_75 @STA_Football @CoachJeffHafley @CoachJ_Mc @Coach_Guge @CoachBucar @BCFootball — Ryan Mickow (@MickowRyan) June 12, 2022 Mickow had seven other offers. Miami (Fla), Maryland, Ole Miss, Georgia Tech, Florida Atlantic, South Florida…


Boston College: Eagles pick up a big time commitment from 2023 DB Shawn Battle

June 5, 2022

Jeff Hafley and the Eagles coaching staff picked up a big time commitment last night from Shawn Battle, a cornerback out of Neumann Goretti High School in Philadelphia. Battle announced his top five in March. The Eagles had made his final list of schools and he apparently committed. Last night. — shawn battle (@shawnbattle5_) March 29, 2022 Battle had 16 total offers and picked Boston College over schools like…


Boston College: What does the Blake James hire mean for the football program?

June 3, 2022

Image courtesy of Boston College Athletics Boston College hired Blake James earlier this week as the school’s new athletic director. James has served as athletic director at Miami (Fla) and Maine and has a wealth of experience. In a statement, James said it was an honor to be coming to Boston College. “It is truly an honor to join the Boston College family as the William V. Campbell Director of…


Boston College: Head Coach Jeff Hafley wins FWAA Super 11 Coach of the Year Award

May 19, 2022

On Thursday, the Football Writer’s Association of America announced its 13th annual Super 11 awards, given to the best performing sports information departments in the FBS division. Boston College’s Jeff Hafley was given the Coach of the Year award for his outstanding access to the program during the 2021 season. Hafley is the fourth coach named to the Super 11 after the coaching award was added in 2018. Clemson, Colorado,…


Boston College: Reports of Zay Flowers turning down massive NIL deals to transfer further cement what we already knew about Coach Hafley & his staff

May 6, 2022

Photo: Brian Fluharty – USA Today Well, that was quite a whopper for a Thursday night. Right around dinner time, ESPN’s Pete Thamel dropped a story about Zay Flowers turning down six-figure NIL deals to enter the transfer portal and leave Boston College. Thamel reported that there were $600,000 and $300,000 deals on the table had Flowers chosen to leave. As one of 14 children with a single parent, no…


Boston College: 5 Observations from the Eagles Spring Game

April 10, 2022

Boston College held its annual Jay McGillis Spring Football game today at the Heights. The team split up into two teams, Team Boston and Team Eagles. The offensive starters were predominantly on Team Boston while many of the defensive starters were on Team Eagles. Team Boston ended up winning 22-10 but the second half saw players playing on both sides and a running clock. Here are five thoughts on todays…


Boston College: We’ll be watching 5 things closely during BC’s spring game on Saturday

April 8, 2022

As odd as it may seem, there are still some “firsts” to be had in the Jeff Hafley era. On Saturday morning at 11, the Eagles will have their first real spring game under Coach Hafley in what should be a very entertaining couple of hours that will also be airing live on ACC Network. We’ll be watching five things very closely, despite the Eagles keeping things pretty vanilla when…


Boston College: Jaelen Gill poised for breakout year with the Eagles

March 15, 2022

As Boston College enters another week of spring practice, the offense is getting adjusted to what new OC John McNulty wants from them. When the season gets closer, all eyes will be on Phil Jurkovec and Zay Flowers, but there is another guy in that wide receiver room that people seem to forget about when talking about the Eagles’ offense and their potential. Jaelen Gill is entering his third year…


Boston College: “Lindstrom Strong” not just a saying, but a way of life for Alec Lindstrom & his family

March 6, 2022

Four days before Christmas this past December, Alec Lindstrom had to deal with something no kid should have to deal with as their final days of being a college student wind down. Lindstrom’s mother passed away at home in Dudley, MA on December 21 after a lengthy and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was surrounded by those that loved her most. Dawn Lindstrom was 56. At that point, the…