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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...
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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...
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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

Boston College RHP Mike King drafted by Miami Marlins

Mike King is just the second Boston College baseball player to be drafted in this year’s MLB Draft, after the Miami Marlins selected him in the 12th round with the 353rd pick. The news adds to a great day for the Eagles pitcher. The last 30 minutes in the life of Boston College RHP Mike King: – Drafted by Marlins (12th round)– Struck out last 5 Hurricanes — Matt Porter...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Edgar Michelangeli smacks 2 HRs to lift Miami past Boston College, into CWS

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- No. 9 hitter Edgar Michelangeli hit a grand slam and a three-run homer Sunday to lift Miami to a 9-4 win over Boston College and a spot in the College World Series for the second straight year.The Hurricanes, the No. 3 national seed, will play Arizona in their first game in Omaha.The Eagles, seeking their first trip to the College World Series in 49 years...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College announces future home-and-home vs. Stanford

Boston College has announced a future home-and-home series with Stanford. The news was announced in a press release, which stated the series will take place in back-to-back seasons in 2028 and 2029. Boston College will play host to the Cardinal on Sept. 2, 2028, before heading to the West Coast for a matchup with Stanford on Sept. 15, 2029. It will be the fifth and sixth meeting...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Sneak peek at Ireland field

In case you missed it, our Irish hosts tweeted out the layout and paint scheme for the game in Ireland. Their maroon looks okay and I like the added touched of the Boston College at midfield. It is a neutral site, but this was our home game and we pushed for the Ireland opportunity. Labor Day weekend can't get here soon enough. The battlefield has been marked for September 3rd...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College to retire jerseys of Ryan, Kuechly

BOSTON (AP) Boston College will retire the jerseys of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly in separate ceremonies during the 2016 season. Kuechly's jersey will be retired at the Eagles' Oct. 22 game against Syracuse. Ryan will be honored at the Nov. 19 game against Connecticut. Kuechly was the most decorated defensive player in BC...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College to retire numbers of Matt Ryan, Luke Kuechly

The Boston College football program is set two immortalize to former stars during the 2016 season. On Tuesday, the Eagles announced that former quarterback Matt Ryan and linebacker Luke Kuechly will have their numbers retired from the university. Kuechly’s No. 40 jersey will be retired on Oct. 22 vs. Syracuse, while Ryan will have his No. 12 retired Nov. 19 vs. Connecticut...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College to Retire Luke Kuechly’s Jersey

Boston College announced that they will retire the #40 jersey of Luke Kuechly when BC plays Syracuse. They also announced that they will retire the jersey of Matt Ryan later in the season. Both players enjoyed fantastic careers at Boston College, and both Matt Ryan and Luke Kuechly went in the top ten in the NFL draft. AROUND COVER32 Twitter Tuesday: How NFL players celebrated the...
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July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan to Have Boston College Jersey Retired

When the Atlanta Falcons selected quarterback Matt Ryan with the third overall pick of the 2008 NFL Draft they were getting a proven star. At the time, that selection made Ryan the highest draft pick for any sport to hail from Boston College. On November 19th the Eagles will honor and recognize Ryan for his contributions with a jersey retirement ceremony during their football game...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Back at Boston College, Matt Ryan offers encouragement

BOSTON (AP) With Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan back at Boston College on Wednesday, the message was clear: Things weren't always this bad. After one of the worst seasons in the program's history, Ryan's arrival on campus to discuss his jersey being retired was a reminder that things can get better in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles went winless in the Atlantic Coast Conference...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey announces retirement

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey is retiring after just two seasons as a pro. Ramsey was drafted in the seventh round out of Boston College in 2014. He spent his first season on the physically unable to perform list and spent most of last season on the practice squad. Ramsey thanked the 49ers for their support sand said he made the decision...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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