Boston College: 3 things to watch for as the Eagles kick off camp

August 5, 2022

Boston College kicks off training camp this morning and expectations are once again high for Jeff Hafley’s squad. Hafley is entering his third season at the helm and while last season was supposed to be the breakout season, the Eagles finished 6-6 thanks to an injury to quarterback Phil Jurkovec and inconsistent play. With a bevy of skill players back on in Jurkovec, wide receiver Zay Flowers and running back…

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Boston College: DeBerry looking to add leadership as defense aims to be best in the ACC

July 20, 2022

Photo: @BCFootball Josh DeBerry wasn’t going to mince words when sitting at the podium in North Carolina on Wednesday afternoon during the first of two ACC Media Days. The Eagles’ offense has been getting all the attention – rightfully so – but the BC defense believes it can be special too. “We’re looking to be the best defense in the conference, in the country this year in terms of every…

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Boston College-Patriots: Eagles and Pats coaching staffs sharing ideas as both look for bounce back seasons

March 1, 2022

Tuesday morning BC players quickly ran from the locker room inside Alumni Stadium to Fish Field House trying to beat the early frigid temperatures. There was yelling, singing, full sprints and some light jogs. The energy was up for the second spring practice session as the Eagles begin to lay the foundation for what they hope is a special season. It’s hard not to be impressed with just how much…

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Boston College: Can the Eagles soar to new heights in 2021?

September 3, 2021

Since the November press conference where athletic director Pat Kraft and head coach Jeff Hafley announced the program was deciding not to play in a bowl game, Boston College alumni, fans and even some of the local media covering the team have been waiting impatiently for Saturday. Alumni Stadium doesn’t have the reputation that other college stadiums around the country have in terms of noise obviously, but it may be…

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Boston College: Coordinators Lukabu & Cignetti will be critical to success this season

August 24, 2021

Defensive coordinator Tem Lukabu and offensieve coordinator Frank Cignetti Jr. have two very different jobs this season, but both are ultimately working towards the same goal. While Cignetti’s offense has multiple pre-season award winners, watch list targets and a boatload of expectations with so many guys returning, the Eagles’ defense can’t say the same. The national media is all over the offense – and with good reason – but Lukabu…

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Boston College: Deon Jones gives the Eagles the impact player they were lacking at safety

March 31, 2020

Boston College added a major piece to their secondary yesterday when former Maryland safety Deon Jones announced he was transferring to Boston College. https://twitter.com/jonesd_14/status/1244736705120346112?s=21 Jones, a graduate transfer still has two years of eligibility left. He appeared in ten games last season, starting six of them at safety for the Terrapins. Jones recorded 34 tackles (22 solo), one forced fumble and a pass breakup. Jones finished his career at Maryland…

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Boston College: New Eagles staff excited about the opportunity to coach at the Heights

February 17, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — The men in charge of helping new BC coach Jeff Haffley try to turn the Boston College program into a viable national title contender met with the local media for the first time on Monday afternoon in advance of spring practices getting underway soon. All 11 of them clearly demonstrated the same passion that Haffley has thus far since taking the job. For…

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Boston College: Jeff Hafley hires Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator

January 9, 2020

New Boston College head coach Jeff Hafley announced the hirings of Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator today. Like Hafley, both coaches have experience in both the collegiate ranks and the NFL. Both Cignetti and Lubaku have worked with Hafley in the past so that familiarity should help make the transition to the new schemes easier for the players. The two hirings illustrate just…

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