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Boston College’s Turnovers Prove Costly In 38-19 Loss To Louisville

Louisville’s defense proved the difference-maker against Boston College on Saturday. Safety Gerod Holliman intercepted three passes that led to three key scores for the Cardinals. Eagles quarterback Tyler Murphy struggled mightily, throwing four picks in the game and completing just seven of 15 passes for 149 yards. BC running back Jon Hilliman was the offense’s lone bright spot...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Actor Burt Reynolds Will Plant The Spear At Florida State When The Seminoles Play Boston College On Nov. 22

One of the most famous people to ever play football at Florida State only played in four career games. Actor Burt Reynolds attended the school on a football scholarship and was roommates with ESPN analyst Lee Corso, but suffered an injury that led to him ending his football career. On Nov. 22, the Academy Award nominee will make his return to Doak Campbell Stadium to plant the spear...
Via College Spun
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Faces No. 3 Florida State As Massive 19-Point Underdog

The Boston College Eagles will be aiming to end No. 3 Florida State’s 26-game winning streak when they travel to Tallahassee to face the Seminoles as a 19-point underdog on the Week 13 college football betting lines this weekend. The 6-4 Eagles are undefeated in four road contests this season, going 4-0 straight up and 3-1 against the spread. The squad has also posted SU wins as...
Via NESN.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie to Gerard Phelan: The short and long of the Hail Mary, 30 years later

The game was played on Nov. 23, 1984, the day after Thanksgiving that year. Doug Flutie and Gerard Phelan of Boston College combined for one of the most memorable plays in college football history. Boston College's prayers were answered in a 47-45 miracle that forever is known as Hail Flutie. No. 10 Boston College and No. 12 Miami put on a game for the ages . . . before the thrilling...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Burt Reynolds Plants Spear Before FSU-Boston College Game

There are things Seminole fans and alumni hold sacred…one of them is famed actor Burt Reynolds. Reynolds spent time playing football at FSU, where he was a roommate of another sacred ‘Nole, Lee Corso. Reynolds has been an outspoken supporter of the school and it’s athletic teams, which includes big donations. Saturday, Reynolds had the […]
Via Gamedayr
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Sibert scores 20, Dayton beats Boston College

Two good teams in Dayton and Boston College played each other Sunday in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament third-place game Sunday evening. 
Via CLNS Radio
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportswriter Tweets “C’mon Boston College. Beat The Rapist.” Before BC’s Game Against Florida State

It’s not unusual to see someone tweet out something inflammatory about Florida State QB Jameis Winston. Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle, however, went too far on Saturday. Killion — who is nominated for this year’s California sportswriter of the year award — tweeted that she wanted Boston College to win and “beat the rapist,” which is an obvious shot at Winston...
Via College Spun
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 14 College Football Odds: BC Eagles Hold As 11-Point Favorite Over Syracuse

The Boston College Eagles will look to close out their regular season on a high note when they take on the Syracuse Orange as a strong 11-point favorite Saturday. The 6-5 Eagles enter Saturday afternoon’s Orange vs. BC betting matchup at Alumni Stadium in search of their first straight up win in their last three games, following losses to ACC rivals Louisville and Florida State...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers offense breaks out in 6-2 win over Boston College

Minnesota used a balanced attack to score a 6-2 win over Boston College on Friday at the Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. In the victory, 13 Gophers tallied points, an encouraging sign of offense after they struggled to score against Minnesota Duluth two weeks ago. The six goals were a season-high for No. 3 Minnesota (8-3), which is unbeaten in its last four games against...
Via Fox Sports North
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Orange Close Bitter Season with Loss to Boston College

The second season of the Scott Shafer has come to a sour end. Syracuse fell to Boston College 28-7, Saturday at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill. The Orange finish the season 3-9, its worst record since 2008. Like it has been for the majority of the season, the Orange was unable to put anything together on the offensive side of the ball, largely because Syracuse had three different...
Via Orange Fizz
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

BC should go after Braxton Miller

Boston College ended its regular season with a 28-7 win over Syracuse on Saturday. BC coach Steve Addazio said that he would take a day to reflect on the  7-5 regular season which will probably earn the Eagles a bowl…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Hanlan nets 24 to lead Boston College over Providence, 69-60

Two New England rivals did battle Friday night. Boston College looked to stay perfect at home while Providence looked to pick up their first road win of the young season. 
Via CLNS Radio
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Pinstripe Bowl Released An Awesome Hype Video For This Year’s Game Between Penn State And Boston College

The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Boston College Eagles will square off in the fifth annual Pinstripe Bowl later this month. While the bowl is still relatively new, it has seen several competitive and exciting contests. This year’s game should be no different, as the Nittany Lions and the Eagles are both tough, physical teams. It should be especially fun to watch BC’s rushing...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

BC To Play Penn State In New Era Pinstripe Bowl At Yankee Stadium

Boston College will play one more football game this season, at a venue that’s all too familiar for the hometown Boston Red Sox. After finishing the regular season with a 7-5 record, the Eagles will take on Penn State in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27. The game will be played at Yankee Stadium. BC will appear in its second bowl game in as many...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Boston College tops Maine, 85-74

A battle of two of the top teams in New England took place Thursday evening when Maine traveled to Boston College to play the four-win Eagles. 
Via CLNS Radio
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Trash Talks Penn State On Twitter, Claims Pinstripe Bowl Trophy

It’s bowl season, which means we’re going to have to deal with a full month of lame trash talk between programs who rarely get the chance to play each other. Boston College has apparently kicked the festivities off, throwing some shade at Penn State ahead of the Pinstripe Bowl. The school’s official athletics Twitter handle has posted a message about the game’s trophy having...
Via College Spun
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: BC’s Steve Addazio Invites All ‘Dudes And Dudettes’ To This Year’s Pinstripe Bowl

Boston College head coach Steve Addazio is usually more of a Vine guy, but he extended beyond his normal six seconds to invite all of the “dudes and dudettes” in the Boston College community to head down to New York City for the Pinstripe Bowl. The video also includes Addazio’s tourism advice for those spending the weekend in New York…in very Steve Addazio-fashion. BC...
Via College Spun
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New Era Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State Vs. Boston College

Continuing our series of Big Ten bowl previews, today our writers take a look at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl in Yankee Stadium, where Penn State makes its return to postseason play against a tough Boston College team. Let’s see how they think it’ll go down. Ryan Osbahr –The Nittany Lions are bowling again — oh what fun! I just don’t think this is a team that actually deserves...
Via Know It All Football
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College coach Addazio gets contract extension through 2020

Boston College announced on Thursday that it has extended head coach Steve Addazio's contract through the 2020 season.  Addazio has gone 14-11 in two seasons in charge of the Eagles, who are 7-5 and headed to the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27 to face Penn State. "In just two years, Steve Addazio has done an amazing job with our football program," BC athletic director Brad Bates said...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Extends Steve Addazio’s Contract Through 2020 Season

Steve Addazio has led Boston College to back-to-back winning seasons since taking over in December 2012. He’ll have plenty of chances to continue that success going forward. BC has extended the contract of its head football coach through 2020, athletic director Brad Bates announced Thursday. “In just two years, Steve Addazio has done an amazing job...
Via NESN.com
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweets of the Week

Interesting finals week phenomenon. (via @BC_ArtsCouncil) pic.twitter.com/IPO26K3a8N— Boston College (@BostonCollege) December 17, 2014 Penn State & Boston College are only teams meeting in a bowl game where both teams are ranked in NCAA Graduation Rate Top 25. #PinstripeBowl— Marie DC (@mariedc1) December 18, 2014 VIDEO: Steve Addazio Wants a Bunch of DUDES To Attend Pinstripe...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College gets early ’16 lead guard, Ty Graves

Boston College is facing an extensive, multi-year overhaul of their basketball program and its current roster is heavy on seniors that will need to be replaced. The Eagles nabbed three recruits for 2015 during the early signing period, and also popped high school junior point guard Ty Graves of Montverde Academy (FL) this week. Graves ...
Via Hoopniks
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Rouse, Boston College Pinstripe Bowl Favorites Vs. Penn State

The Boston College Eagles will be looking to end a five-game straight-up losing streak in the postseason when they take on the Penn State Nittany Lions in this year’s Pinstripe Bowl as 2.5-point favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Eagles’ current stretch of postseason futility dates back to their 30-12 loss to Virginia Tech in...
Via NESN.com
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Empire State Building Lit Up With Colors For Penn State, Boston College

With the New Era Pinstripe Bowl set to kick off Saturday, both Penn State and Boston College have been getting the royal treatment in New York City. Friday morning, players and coaches from both sides rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Friday night, it looks like the Empire State Building has dedicated its color scheme to the contest. The famous landmark is currently...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Addazio Swats Chain Gang Member After Bowling Him Over (Video)

Steve Addazio was just a guy being a (bad) dude Saturday afternoon. The Boston College head football coach, who has quite the spectacular Vine account, was all sorts of heated up during his team’s game against Penn State in the Pinstripe Bowl. Things weren’t exactly going well for the Eagles when he tripped over a member of the sideline chain gang as he attempted to move out...
Via NESN.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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