Boston College Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (3-7) @ No. 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-3)

November 18, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: It’s hard to say you’re playing with “house money” when you’re 3-7 and have had an extremely disappointing season, but BC sort of is in a no-lose spot here. The Eagles head to South Bend this weekend to face No. 18 Notre Dame with very little expectations. Not only is BC dealing with a team-wide flu, but after beating No. 16 NC State for the…

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Boston College: Road trip home after N.C. State win memorable for Hafley & players

November 13, 2022

Image courtesy of Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images The Eagles didn’t want to leave Raleigh, NC on Saturday night. The party and celebration in the locker room would still be going on if BC didn’t have a flight to catch or a very good Notre Dame team to start preparing for. During his Sunday media availability, Hafley talked about the scene afterwards. “It felt like no one wanted to leave the locker…

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Boston College: Eagles get validation with upset of No. 16 N.C. State; Program’s first win vs. Top 25 team since 2014

November 12, 2022

Image courtesy of AP Photo/Chris Seward For weeks now, BC head coach Jeff Hafley has assured anyone asking that his team was not going to quit on this season. Whether it was the young players looking to show they belong at an ACC school or the older players looking to build draft stock or simply finish their careers the right way, Hafley said they were going to play for each…

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Boston College: Eagles’ struggles continue in loss to Duke, ending bowl bid hopes

November 4, 2022

Photo by Maddie Malhotra/Getty Images By Alan Segel NEFJ Correspondent CHESTNUT HILL—There aren’t too many times where you see a game of competing statistics that at the same time tell the story of the game, while at the same time makes you shake your head.  At Alumni Stadium on Friday Night, Duke powered its way to a 38-31 win over Boston College and powered its way is apropos. The Blue…

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Boston College: Eagles hit rock bottom with first ever loss to UConn, what’s next?

October 30, 2022

Image courtesy of UConn Athletics EAST HARTFORD – It can’t get any worse, can it? In a year derailed by injuries and inexperience right from the start, the Eagles hit what is hopefully rock bottom on Saturday afternoon, losing 13-3 to UConn for the first time ever. In fairness, UConn is in the middle of a resurgence under Jim Mora and has been playing with a ton of confidence lately….

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Boston College-UConn Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (2-5) @ UConn Huskies (3-5)

October 28, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: In a rather stunning turn of events, this weekend’s matchup at The Rent has significant meaning for both Boston College and UConn. The Eagles are just in desperate need of a win – by any means necessary – while it’s the Huskies who are now fighting for their lives when it comes to a bowl bid. A UConn win would put them in a fantastic…

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UConn: Huskies looking to upset BC Saturday as surprising season continues

October 26, 2022

Image courtesy of Hartford Courant UConn head coach Jim Mora has been through this plenty of times, whether it’s college or the NFL. Despite his team being banged up and despite being 7.5-point underdogs to Boston College when the Eagles visit this Saturday, there’s no reason to believe the Huskies can’t pull the upset. BC is just as banged up as UConn, can’t figure out how to move the ball…

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Boston College: Hafley, Eagles taking UConn very seriously ahead of intriguing matchup

October 26, 2022

If you thought the BC-UConn matchup this weekend was actually going to be a toss-up type of game just a few weeks ago, you would have been laughed at and degraded for your lack of sports knowledge. Well, we’re now at a point where BC needs to take the threat of a Huskies upset very, very seriously. UConn is also pushing for a surprising bowl bid, while the Eagles are…

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Boston College Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (2-4) @ No. 13 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (5-1)

October 21, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: Coming off a much-needed bye week, the Eagles head back out on the road for another tough matchup with No. 13 Wake Forest. Kickoff is set for 3:30 on Saturday and it’s another crucial spot for BC if the program has ideas of making a bowl game this season. First down: Sitting at 2-4 and still ravaged by injuries, there’s a reason why the Eagles…

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College: No rest for coaching staffs despite bye weeks

October 19, 2022

The term “bye week” sounds like a nice little vacation for football players and coaches whenever this time of year rolls around, but it’s the furthest thing from the case. Sure, some players can leave campus and go visit family for a few days if it’s doable with their class schedule or based on location, but the life of an NCAA football coach means your bye week is actually spent…

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