College: The College Football Playoff will have a New England feel to it

December 31, 2021

After weeks of hype, the College Football Playoff is finally here. Alabama, Cincinnati, Georgia and Florida will duke it out later on today to determine who will play for a national championship on January 10th. Cincinnati takes on Alabama in the first match up but most folks around here will be paying attention to the nightcap when Georgia takes on Michigan. The game will feature 15 players from New England….


Patriots: Was this a bounce back weekend for Bill Belichick?

May 2, 2021

I should have known. On Thursday morning, I wrote that Bill Belichick was drafting for his job this weekend. In fact, I said Belichick needed to show Pats fans he wasn’t just going to be content riding out his days here in New England like he just wanted to play shuffle board with Frank Costanza at Del Boca Vista. I truly believed if there wasn’t a legitimate direction for people…


Boston College: Don Brown’s dismissal from Michigan could help the Eagles in local recruiting

December 22, 2020

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has relieved Don Brown of his duties as defensive coordinator. The move is surprising despite Michigan’s struggles on defense this past season. Don Brown's defenses at Michigan the past five years in national ranking (yards per play allowed): second (2016); sixth (2017); eighth (2018); 10th (2019) and 56th (this year). — Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) December 22, 2020 Brown is one of the most respected defensive coaches…


High School: BB&N Linebacker Tyler Martin commits to Michigan

September 11, 2020

100% COMMITTED — Tyler Martin (@tylermartin5bbn) September 11, 2020 Jim Harbaugh and Don Brown struck again this time securing a commitment from four star linebacker Tyler Martin of Buckingham Browne & Nichols. Martin announced his decision earlier this afternoon in a video. He had offers from several Power 5 programs including Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Penn State, Arkansas, Vanderbilt and Virginia among others. Martin is one of the top inside…


Patriots Draft: Scouting Report on OG Michael Onwenu, Michigan

April 25, 2020

The Patriots traded up in the sixth round to draft Michigan guard Michael Onwenu. Onwenu was a three year starter at Michigan. Onwenu is thick at 6-2 344. He has long arms and plays with good power at the point of attack. Here is my scouting report on Onwenu. Initial Quicks: Onwenu has good quickness on the snap. Gets inside hand placement and can re-establish the line of scrimmage. Run…


High School: Nobles linebacker Casey Phinney commits to Michigan

April 3, 2020

Michigan picked up another commitment this morning from a top recruit in the state of Massachusetts. Nobles inside linebacker Casey Phinney, a three star recruit announced he was committing to Michigan. The Marshfield, Massachusetts native also had offers from Army, UMass, Princeton and Georgetown but ultimately chose the Wolverines. At 6-2 235, Phinney has ideal size linebacker size and athleticism. He will be a good fit in Michigan defensive…


High School: St. Sebastian’s tight end Louis Hansen commits to Michigan

April 2, 2020

St. Sebastian’s tight end Louis Hansen announced today that he will be attending the University of Michigan. The four star recruit made the announcement on Hansen was heavily recruited and had 26 offers from some of the top programs in the country. COMMITTED!!! — Louis Hansen (@Louiehansen20) April 2, 2020 Hansen visited Michigan, Boston College. Ohio State and Wisconsin but ultimately settled on Michigan. Michigan of course has…


High school: Michigan continues a long standing tradition of recruiting in Massachusetts

July 14, 2019

Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh and defensive coordinator Don Brown have been actively recruiting the state of Massachusetts in recent years and the investment in the Bay State has paid off. The two men have secured some big time commitments over the course of the last three years. Tight end Sean Mckeon of Shepherd Hill and Everett wide receiver Mike Sainstril, were the two biggest commitments to come out of…


High School: Michigan Rolls Into Massachusetts and Makes Multiple Offers

January 19, 2019

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and defensive coordinator Don Brown were in town on Thursday getting a jump start on recruiting for 2020 by offering multiple scholarships to local juniors. The five most notable offers Harbaugh made on Thursday were to Nobles and Greenough tight end, defensive end Cam Large, Boston College High School tight end, defensive end Ozzy Trapilo, St. John’s Shrewsbury wide receiver Jay Brunelle and Athlete Eamonn Dennis…


Boston College: Co-Defensive Coordinator Anthony Campanile leaves for Michigan

January 11, 2019

The Boston College football staff took another hit on Friday when co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Anthony Campanile left for Michigan. The 36 year old Campanile arrived at the Heights from his alma mater Rutgers where he coached from 2012 to 2015. Losing Campanile is a big blow to the Eagles because he was one of the best recruiters in the ACC. Campanile has ties high school coaching ties…