Boston College: Loss of coaches in the short term will be tough, but ultimately it’s a good sign for Eagles fans

February 15, 2022

After Matt Applebaum recently became the new offensive line coach for the Miami Dolphins, it was announced Monday that wide receivers coach Joe Dailey is also NFL bound, taking the same position with the Carolina Panthers. Applebaum oversaw arguably the best offensive unit in the country for the last two seasons, while Dailey helped Zay Flowers, Jalen Gill, CJ Lewis Jehlani Galloway, Kobay White and last year’s freshman phenom Jaden…

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Boston College: Offensive line coach Matt Applebaum departs for the Dolphins

February 13, 2022

Image courtesy of Boston College Athletics The Boston College coaching staff has an opening after offensive line coach Matt Applebaum accepted the Miami Dolphins offensive line job yesterday. Applebaum will join the staff of new head coach Mike McDaniel. The two worked together in Washington when Applebaum was a player personnel and offensive assistant. The Shanahan connection is what ultimately led McDaniel to hire Applebaum. Applebaum inherited a talented offensive…

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Boston College: Who will be the next offensive coordinator? Here are some names to consider.

January 14, 2022

Jeff Hafley needs to find an offensive coordinator now that former coordinator Frank Cignetti has left for Pitt. Given the timing of the move, it is probably best to keep it in house but Hafley may opt to open it up and interview outside candidates as well. Here are some potential candidates who we think may be in the running. Most have worked with Hafley during his career. Joe Dailey,…

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Boston College: Abdul-Rahim & Applebaum embody new culture at BC

March 31, 2021

Imagine believing in something so much, that you turn down a rare, perhaps life-altering opportunity for it. That’s what associate head coach Aazaar Abdul-Rahim and offensive line coach Matt Applebaum did during the offseason. Both coaches had chances to go to a Power 5 school and the NFL and both of them declined so they could stay with Jeff Hafley and the rest of the BC staff. Odds are each…

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