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Tweets of the Week

Congratulations to our seniors on earning their @BostonCollege degrees! #EvertoExcel #WeAreBC pic.twitter.com/9aSMJLZGS3— BC Football News (@BCFootballNews) May 18, 2015 Chris Mortensen just compared Kraft's decision to paying respect to the office of the US President, which is silly for politics AND football— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) May 19, 2015 I think this will restore...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golfer forfeits $10,000 Hole-in-One prize to avoid sanctions

After recently finishing his junior year at Boston College, golfer Brian Butler was forced into a unique predicament that most golfers would dream about. Playing in a qualifier for the Benrus Open at the Preserve. Butler aced the eighteenth hole from 158 yards away. Unbeknownst to  Butler, his eagle on eighteen lined him up for a prize of $10,000. Due to his amateur status, he is...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Luke Kuechly already one of the best linebackers in NFL history? (Video)

Luke Kuechly … what a guy, huh? It’s hard to believe that he’s only been a Panther for three seasons, but he’s accomplished just about everything you could possibly hope to accomplish to start an NFL career. After winning the Defensive Rookie of the Year award in his first season, Kuechly followed that up with the Defensive Player of the Year award in his sophomore season...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Congratulations Class of 2015

Boston College welcomed a new group of students to our family of Alumni. Congratulations to the graduates and to their families.I question the role of BC sports in the current landscape and how it serves or distracts from the mission of the school. But I cannot question its value in connecting the community. I hope that most of today's graduates consider BC a special place. and as...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles fans outraged over ticket prices for Boston College-Notre Dame game at Fenway Park

Boston College fans are outraged over the fact that to go to the Boston College-Notre Dame game at Fenway Park on Nov. 21, they have to donate $5,000 just for right to buy two $400 tickets, $10,000 for three tickets and $25,000 for four tickets. “We want to provide access to our most loyal fans, but we are so limited in the number of tickets we have to distribute them in a way...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweets of the Week

This Jimbo Fisher quote perfectly sums up (inadvertently) why the CFP will inevitably expand. http://t.co/ePj5v4nEOn pic.twitter.com/uMWoPpC2SM— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) May 13, 2015 Says the AD at the school with 187 coaches in 6 years. https://t.co/O6gF5i4VXa— Mark Ennis (@MarkEnnis) May 12, 2015 College football offseason solstice is today. Halfway to feeling almost human...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton hires assistant coach Preston Murphy

After losing Patrick Sellers to another program, Greg McDermott and company went to work fast to find his replacement. They found their man in Preston Murphy.Murphy is coming from the Boston College Eagles and will be replacing Sellers, who fled for the fellow Big East representative DePaul Blue Demons in late April.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Watch BC players relive Flutie's famous Hail Mary pass that stunned Miami

The offseason can feel like an eternity, so why not pass the time reliving Boston College’s Miracle in Miami. Check out this video of former Boston College players taking you behind the scenes of Doug Flutie’s epic 48-yard Hail Mary pass that allowed the 10th-ranked Eagles to stun the defending national champion Hurricanes in the final seconds of 1984 Orange Bowl. (h/t YouTube)
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is UConn at a crossroads or a dead end?

In the past 10 years when conference reconfiguration was changing the landscape of college athletics, no school has taken a bigger hit than the University of Connecticut. Some backers of Boston College–which was part of the early movement of changes by jumping from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference–have harped on the fact…
Via A Jersey Guy
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau Returning To Boston College This Week To Resume Classes

Just call him Johnny College. Calgary Flames rookie standout Johnny Gaudreau is doing his part to stay in his mom’s good graces and returning to Boston College on Thursday where he’ll enroll in a class the following day, according to the Calgary Sun. “Obviously, my mom wanted me to go back to school,” Gaudreau said, per the Calgary Sun. “But she’s happy for me. She...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Eagle inks free agent deal with Steelers

Former Boston College wide receiver Shakim Phillips inked a free agent deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. The contract is the latest twist in Phillips’ football journey, placing him on a new road he hopes will stretch a long ways. The 6-1, 204-pound Phillips began his college career with Boston College, but he only stuck around for a year before transferring to UConn...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Undrafted Boston College WR Shakim Phillips

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed undrafted Boston College wide receiver Shakim Phillips to their offseason roster on Tuesday. Phillips, who measured in at his March pro-day at 6-1, 204-pounds, caught 74 passes for 1,096 yards and eight touchdowns during his college career. 60 of those catches came at Connecticut as Phillips transferred there after his 2010 […] Steelers Sign Undrafted...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-star QB visits Boston College

On Monday, Boston College received a visit from Desert Ridge (AZ) three-star quarterback Dylan Wright, who tweeted photos from his trip. The 6-6, 230-pound class of 2016 passer has not received an offer from Boston College, according Rivals.com. Wright has drawn interest from several Div. I schools, including Alabama and LSU, but according to Rivals.com, has not received any major...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former BC great Kuechly wins second Butkus Award

Former Boston College middle linebacker Luke Kuechly won his second Dick Butkus Award of his career, only this time it came as a member of the Carolina Panthers. The Butkus Award is giving out to the nation's best linebacker and is given out at the high school, college and NFL level. Kuechly won his first Butkus Award in 2011 as a junior at Boston College when he recorded a school...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kuechly tackling the books

Former Boston College middle linebacker Luke Kuechly has been tackling the books in the same manner he does ball carriers for the Carolina Panthers, and is now set to earn his college degree from Boston College. Kuechly, who started 37 of the 38 games he played in for the Eagles, left Boston College after his junior season in 2011 and was selected with the ninth overall pick in the...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former BC QB Rettig gets an NFL tryout

The Miami Dolphins gave former Boston College quarterback Chase Rettig a look on Friday, as the team offered him a tryout, according to BC Interruption. Rettig started for the Eagles for three-plus years from 2010-13, tallying 8,248 yards and 52 touchdowns. Last season, Rettig signed a free agent deal with the Green Bay Packers but was cut on Aug. 24, according to BC Interruption...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing The Steelers Pick: Boston College WR Tyler Murphy Scouting Report

Former Boston College quarterback turned wide receiver, Tyler Murphy, was brought in for a pre-draft visit by the Pittsburgh Steelers prior to the 2015 NFL Draft. After all seven rounds were concluded, Murphy was not drafted and ultimately signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent. Today, we will be reviewing three games from Murphy’s 2014 campaign, […] Reviewing...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s a rookie minicamp weekend for Eagles…

Eagles freshmen took the field at NovaCare on Friday for the start of a three-day rookie camp. The rookies (6 drafted and 16 undrafted) will be joined by eleven other guys who were invited to try out for the team: Daniel Fitzpatrick, DB, Tennessee State Ofa Hautau, DT, Oklahoma State Mike Johnson, WR, Delaware Vince Kowalski, OT, Villanova Kevin Monangai, RB, Villanova Pat O’Hara...
Via Eagles Eye
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Seminoles Advance to ACC Softball Semifinals

Thursday May 7, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: SEMINOLES FIND WHAT IT TAKES Defending champion FSU opens with 4-2 win over Boston College BLACKSBURG, Va. (theACC.com) – Florida State received a challenge from stubborn Boston College, but Thursday’s Atlantic Coast Conference Softball Championship opener ultimately held true to seeded form. Senior Bailey Schinella had a pair of...
Via Noled Out
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Prospect Profile: Noah Hanifin

  View image | gettyimages.com We're back again to present another prospect as the countdown to the NHL Draft continues. Last week, we started splitting up the positions, as the Flyers could be in the market for either a forward or defenseman. After a look at forward Dylan Strome on Tuesday, it's back to the blue line today. Here's a look at Boston College defenseman Noah...
Via Flyerdelphia
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles fly in at 11 in ESPN's ACC post-spring power rankings

Boston College ranked 11th in ESPN reporter Andrea Adelson’s latest ACC post-spring power rankings, tied with the Virginia Cavaliers.Adelson praised the work done by head coach Steve Addazio, citing his ability to over-achieve, but expressed concerns about the Eagles lack of a proven quarterback and inexperience at the offensive line position.  Click here to see Adelson’s complete...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

BC's Fitch has wealth of experience as an offensive coordinator

It may be his first year as Boston College’s offensive coordinator, but Todd Fitch is certainly not swimming in uncharted waters.Fitch brings a wealth of experience to his new position, having been an offensive coordinator for nearly 20 years. Fitch’s previous stops include UConn, East Carolina and South Florida, where he resided before joining the Eagles staff."I've done it...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College spoofs Django in latest recruiting effort

First Drake and now Django. Boston College once again found a creative way to reach recruits as it spoofed a poster from the 2012 movie Django Unchained in its latest tweet. The GIF features defensive coordinator Don Brown and running backs coach Al Washington and reads, “The Dynamic Duo Is Back!” The tweet comes on the heels of another spoof, where Boston College recreated the...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Eagles QB Murphy runs his way into NFL

Former Boston College dual-threat quarterback Tyler Murphy galloped his way into the Eagles record books in 2014, and now he’s running straight into the NFL. On Monday it was announced that the former Eagle star signed a free agent contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 6-2, 213-pound transfer from Florida proved to be a great asset for BC last season, as he completed 57 percent...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Six-pack of Eagles hoping to make NFL rosters

Boston College recently announced that four former football players signed free agent deals, while two received invitations to rookie minicamps. The most prolific of the six-pack is dual-threat quarterback Tyler Murphy, whose 1,184 rushing yards broke a 13-year old record set by former Clemson QB Woodrow Danzler in 2001. The electric QB inked a deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers,...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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