Boston College: Suddenly, there is quite a bit of anticipation for matchup with Missouri

September 23, 2021

It’s been 34 years since an SEC team took the field at Alumni Stadium. Leading up to the game with Missouri on Saturday, there has suddenly become quite a bit of intrigue surrounding the game far beyond the novelty factor. Any time an SEC team travels to the Northeast there’s going to be a big following and Alumni Stadium should be just about sold out, but there was no real…

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Boston College: Eagles grind out 28-3 win over Temple to stay unbeaten

September 19, 2021

When we all look back at the 2021 Boston College football season, the September 18th game against Temple probably won’t lead the highlight reel on the ACC championship DVD. Still, the Owls were on the schedule and the Eagles needed to check another one off before the “real” games against Missouri and Clemson unofficially “start” the season. BC took care of business in Philadelphia, winning 28-3 and more importantly they…

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Boston College preview: Boston College (2-0) vs. Temple (1-1)

September 18, 2021

The Dennis Grosel Era begins (again) on Saturday as the Eagles look to go 3-0 in Philadelphia. Perhaps more so than any other team in the country, Boston College is more equipped to have its backup quarterback lead the way for the rest of the season since he’s already been there and done it several times in his career. LINE: BC -14.5 (O/U 55.5) Three offensive keys for Boston College:…

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Boston College: Hafley making sure Jurkovec stays positive despite season ending injury

September 15, 2021

Look on the bright side BC fans, Phil Jurkovec will be back wearing maroon and gold for one more season. After it was announced on Monday that the future NFL QB from Pennsylvania would miss the rest of the year after undergoing surgery on his right hand/wrist, everyone immediately started thinking about how quickly he can return. Head coach Jeff Hafley was even hoping for a little “Rookie of the…

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Boston College: Eagles keep expectations high with Grosel now leading the way

September 14, 2021

Boston College fans had their worst case scenario come to fruition officially on Monday with the announcement that quarterback Phil Jurkovec would be out for the season after injuring his wrist in the win over UMass. Jurkovec had surgery on his right hand Monday and was back at practice in the morning on Tuesday watching from the sidelines. The team is now in Dennis Grosel’s hands in what has become…

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UMass: Olson makes most of his opportunity in first career college start

September 12, 2021

When it was announced on Friday night that Brady Olson would be making his first career start for UMass against a Boston College team with extremely high expectations this year, many thought he was simply being thrown to the wolves. I was one of those many. Instead, Olson put a scare into Boston College fans everywhere with a 214-yard, three touchdown, two interception performance, leading the Minutemen in a serious…

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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: Current Eagles players & coaches looking forward to watching former Eagles make their NFL debuts

September 8, 2021

Head coach Jeff Hafley smiled ear-to-ear when he was asked about a few former players of his making their NFL debuts this weekend. Hunter Long will return to New England as a member of the Dolphins for Sunday’s game at Gillette Stadium while Isaiah McDuffie will be in New Orleans as a member of the Packers defensive unit and Max Richardson is currently a member of the Raiders practice squad….

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Boston College: Hafley thrilled with his first real Alumni Stadium experience

September 4, 2021

Let’s be honest, when you’ve coached in the NFL and places like the Big House and the Horseshoe at Ohio State like Jeff Hafley has, not many atmospheres are going to impress you. Still, Saturday afternoon was a special day for Hafley, his family and the rest of the Boston College football community. For many of the coaches and players it was the first time they got to experience a…

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Boston College: Eagles roll 51-0 in home opener

September 4, 2021

CHESTNUT HILL – As students ran through the same tunnel of cheerleaders that the football team would soon run out of Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium, college football was finally back. A large group of lucky fans sprinted towards the student section in the end zone – nearly bumping into Colgate players coming out of their tunnel – before the Eagles soon broke through the giant gold “BC” banner and…

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