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The Dennis Clifford Rorschach test

Dennis Clifford's answer to an innocuous press conference question has gone viral. Here is what he said after being asked about his best Boston College memory and and below is a video of the exchange.“Going out to eat.” Some are saying this is a sly shot at Chipotle. Some say it is pathetic that his best memory is not basketball related. Some think it is a sad example of how...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College AD: I have 'total confidence' in coaches

BOSTON (AP) Boston College Athletic Director Brad Bates said in a letter to the school's supporters Friday that he has ''total confidence'' in his football and basketball coaches even though their teams failed to win an Atlantic Coast Conference game in either sport this academic year. ''We have two excellent coaches in Steve Addazio and Jim Christian, and I have total confidence...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Diversity issue could haunt Eagles

On Sundahy, The Boston Globe posted a well documented, thoroughly researched story about the woes of Boston College athletics. No major news was uncovered as the reasons why BC, which finished the fall and winter athletic seasons with a woeful 0-26 record in Atlantic Coast Conference football and basketball games, has tumbled. The athletic issues,…
Via A Jersey Guy
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA Hockey Tournament Odds: Quinnipiac, Boston College Among Favorites

Sixteen teams begin their quest for college hockey’s biggest prize this weekend when the NCAA Division 1 men’s tournament gets underway. The action commences Friday with four New England teams playing first-round games: Boston College, Harvard, Northeastern and defending champion Providence. Providence has the seventh-best odds at 19/2 to win the tournament and repeat as champions...
Via NESN.com
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: BC Defenseman’s Epic Save Sends Eagles To Frozen Four (Videos)

For most of Saturday’s regional final, the No. 2 seed Boston College Eagles were soaring. A fierce comeback from No. 4 Minnesota-Duluth, however, made things very interesting in the final minutes of the game. Actually, interesting is probably an understatement. The Eagles were this close to blowing their lead. Austin Cangelosi sends BC to the Frozen Four. https://t.co/CS93MDRitu...
Via NESN.com
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

UMD drops regional final 3-2 to BC, despite third-period comeback

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Teddy Doherty scored two goals, Thatcher Demko made 27 saves and Boston College held off Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday night in the NCAA Northeast Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four.The Golden Eagles (28-7-5) reached their record 25th Frozen Four. They won the last of their five national titles in 2012.Ryan Fitzgerald gave Boston College a 3-0 lead...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Odds: North Dakota, Quinnipiac Pegged As Favorites In Tampa

When the NCAA Division I men’s hockey tournament started, half of the field’s 16 teams hailed from New England. That’s still the case entering the Frozen Four, as Boston College and Quinnipiac represent two of the four teams who will battle for the national championship in Tampa. Neither the Eagles nor the Bobcats are favorites to take home the title, though. North Dakota...
Via NESN.com
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Milon asks for transfer release

Boston College 6'4 FR Matt Milon has been granted permission to contact other schools. Milon avg. 17mins 5.4pts 1.4rbs & shot 49% from 3. — #Grind-Til-We-Sign (@willie_anderson) April 4, 2016 According to reports, Matt Milon is the latest basketball player to ask for his release. BC won't discuss or confirm, so we won't know when, where or why until Milon talks. With his inconsistent...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Results: Michael Garteig’s Incredible Save Lifts Quinnipiac Past BC

Boston College almost completed a memorable comeback Thursday night. Almost. But Quinnipiac goalie Michael Garteig made sure that didn’t happen. The Eagles trimmed their two-goal deficit to one with just over four minutes remaining in their Frozen Four contest against the Bobcats in Tampa, Fla., and they very nearly tied the game in the closing seconds. However, Garteig came...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Boston College S Justin Simmons Has Visit Scheduled With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers brought in another safety for a pre-draft visit on Friday and it appears as though at least one more will be coming to Pittsburgh sometime next week. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Boston College safety Justin Simmons has several pre-draft visits scheduled and one of those... The post Report: Boston College S Justin Simmons Has Visit...
Via Steelers Depot
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Patriots, Boston College DL Ron Brace Dies At Age 29

Former New England Patriots defensive tackle Ron Brace has died at the age of 29, a relative confirmed to MassLive.com’s Kevin Duffy on Sunday. The Springfield, Mass., native played at Burncoat High School in Worcester, Mass., and then starred at Boston College. The Patriots selected him in the second round (40th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Brace played in 39 games for...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Pete Frates’ No. 3 To Be Retired By Boston College Before Wake Forest Game

Pete Frates’ No. 3 will never be worn again by a Boston College baseball player. The Eagles officially will retire the former captain’s No. 3 prior to Saturday’s game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Pellagrini Diamond at Shea Field. The contest will be the fifth annual ALS Awareness Game, which raises awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which Frates was...
Via NESN.com
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Retires Pete Frates’ Number At ALS Awareness Game

Pete Frates’ No. 3 officially was retired by the Boston College baseball program at Pellagrini Diamond at Shea Field on Saturday. Frates, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2012, was there as the Eagles honored their former captain and current director of baseball operations. “This is such a huge thing for our family,” Frates’ wife, Julie Frates, told...
Via NESN.com
May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

BC receiver Troy Flutie, NFL star's nephew, charged with DUI

NATICK, Mass. (AP) Boston College receiver Troy Flutie has been suspended from the football team after police charged him with operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor. The school said in a statement Monday that coach Steve Addazio suspended the nephew of former BC star and 1984 Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie pending further investigation. The MetroWest Daily News...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College’s Tyler Flutie charged with drunk driving

This weekend, Boston College wide receiver Tyler Flutie was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor, possession of an open container of liquor while driving and being a person younger than 21 in possession of liquor. Flutie was charged after a minor car accident, via the Metrowest Daily News.  Flutie obviously has a very recognizable last name as he continues...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

BC Football’s Troy Flutie, Nephew Of Doug, Arrested On Drunk Driving Allegations

Troy Flutie’s poor driving will prevent him from flying with the Boston College Eagles for the time being. Natick, Mass., police arrested Flutie, a quarterback-turned-wide-receiver on BC’s football team and nephew of local football hero Doug, on Saturday on allegations he operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, The Metro-West Daily News’ Norman Miller and CBS Boston...
Via NESN.com
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College suspends Troy Flutie after arrest and DUI charge

Boston College has suspended Troy Flutie indefinitely after he was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor.Troy Flutie is the nephew of former Eagles and NFL quarterback Doug Flutie, the 1984 Heisman Trophy winner.According to the The MetroWest Daily News, the 20-year-old Troy Flutie crashed into a curb about 1 a.m. Saturday...
Via FOX Sports
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 MLB Draft Profile: RHP Justin Dunn, Boston College

This is the third in my series of 2016 MLB Draft profiles. Up next is a player the Dodgers have drafted in the past … and it isn’t Kyle Funkhouser. It’s college right-hander Justin Dunn. Previous entries Josh Lowe Matt Manning Vitals 6’2, 184 pounds Position: Pitcher Bats: Switch Throws: Right DOB: Sept. 22, 1995 Location Chestnut Hill, Mass. Class: Junior RankingsBaseball...
Via Dodgers Digest
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Lezzer returns to Football...at UCF

Medical issues with college football raise plenty of questions. Some schools (like Alabama) have reputations for finding medical issues with unneeded or underperforming players. By moving a player to a medical scholarship, it frees up a true scholarship for the team to use on another recruit. There are other scenarios where School A might not clear a player and School B will. Think...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Retired Boston College LB Christian Lezzer transfers to UCF

During the 2015 season, Boston College linebacker Christian Lezzer opted to walk away from the sport after suffering his fifth concussion. However, he has decided to continue his career, just with a different program. Lezzer took to Twitter and confirmed that he had accepted a scholarship at Central Florida and would be transferring to play with the Knights into the future. Can...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Athlon's Preview of BC

Athlon released their BC preview and has the Eagles at No. 65 nationally and 6th in the Division. They believe Towles will start and that the season will come down to what Loeffler can do. Overall Athlon considers Towles the 10th best QB in the conference. They consider Addazio the 12th best coach in the conference.The most reassuring thing of all their BC coverage, is the confidence...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA baseball tournament 2016: Boston College advances to first Super Regional

The Boston College Eagles came into the 2016 NCAA baseball tournament looking to make an impact on a national level. They did just that on Sunday when they moved past the Tulane Green Wave to win the Oxford Regional and advance to their first Super Regional. BOSTON COLLEGE IS ON TO SUPER REGIONALS! For the FIRST TIME EVER, the Eagles advance to Supers. #RoadToOmaha pic.twitter.com...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Baseball Headed To Super Regionals For First Time In School History

Boston College took its lumps on the gridiron and the hardwood this past year, with the school’s football and basketball teams both failing to record a single win in conference play. On the diamond, however, the Eagles are making headlines for a much more positive reason. BC defeated Tulane 6-3 on Sunday night to sweep the Oxford Regional and advance to the Super Regional round...
Via NESN.com
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Checking in on former Eagles

I always expect a lot out of 5th year transfers. I tell myself that BC will unleash the kid's potential and the change of scenery is just what everyone needs. However, the reminder that 5th years are not all program changers, is learning about former BC guys in their new stops. Harrison Jackson had a few nice moments at BC but dealt with numerous injuries and numerous offensive...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Pitcher Justin Dunn Jumping Up MLB Draft With Storybook Season

Two years ago, Justin Dunn was a reliever on a Boston College baseball team that finished 11 games under .500 and couldn’t make its conference tournament. Fast forward two years, however, and the junior right-hander is a potential top-10 draft pick and the ace of a BC team that just won its first regional in school history. It figures to be a big week for Dunn. He’ll be drafted...
Via NESN.com
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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