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New QB Boston College coach Addazio hope in Year 2

BOSTON (AP) Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams is gone. So is top receiver Alex Amidon, and the top two tacklers from Boston College's defense last year, Steele Divitto and Kevin Pierre-Louis. Even quarterback Chase Rettig, a four-year starter, will be missed. So when BC coach Steve Addazio thinks about his first year in Chestnut Hill, when the Eagles improved by five wins...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Doug Flutie Does Not Approve Of His Statue Being Defaced By A UMass Jersey

UMass and Boston College will meet for the first time as FBS teams at Gillette Stadium on Saturday and it seems like UMass has fired the first shot in what it obviously hopes will be a heated rivalry. It was reported on Tuesday that a maroon no. 3 UMass jersey was draped over Boston College’s Doug Flutie statue and a photo of the UMass-ed Flutie was trumpeted by Gold Group, a marketing...
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

CFB Preview: Eagles look to build leadership in Addazio’s second year

(Photo/Getty Images) CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — When examining the Boston College Eagles football team entering 2014, one question seems to stand above the rest. Who will fill the voids left by Andre Williams and Chase Rettig? Even without the aforementioned pair of graduates who stood above the offensive charts over their careers, energy and optimism are easily found as second-year...
Via Mill City Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

UMass Fans Give Boston College’s Doug Flutie Statue A Makeover (Photo)

The Minutemen have fired their shots. In anticipation of the “Battle for the Bay State” football game, one UMass fan — or maybe a few — decided to switch Doug Flutie’s allegiances. The statue of the legendary Boston College quarterback was discovered Tuesday morning wearing a UMass jersey. Someone put a @UMASSFootball jersey on the @DougFlutie Statue @BostonCollege...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Southern Miss transfer lands at Boston College

Boston College added a transfer this week in 6-5 Aaron Brown.  Brown has already graduated and will be eligible immediately for the Eagles next season. Brown will likely start at shooting guard for Boston College after averaging 10 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per game for Southern Miss last season.  Brown shot nearly 46% of his shots from long range and made 39% of his 3 point...
Via SCACC Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston College lands ex-Southern Miss, Temple player Aaron Brown

Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown has committed to Boston College, sources told CBSSports.com. The 6-5 wing -- who was granted his release last week -- will be eligible immediately next season since he's already graduated, and will likely be the Eagles' starting shooting guard alongside returnee Olivier Hanlan.
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Someone at BC needs to redshirt

Boston College football coach Steve Addazio made the expected endorsement of Tyler Murphy as the Eagles’ new starting quarterback for their season-opener against UMass next week. That was a no brainer. Murphy, a graduate-student transfer from Florida, was the leader…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweets of the Week

From Boston College to (left to right) Rangers, Flames, Flames. #cawlidgehawkey pic.twitter.com/fFB9R4FbmO— John Buccigross (@Buccigross) August 20, 2014"Ice bucket challenge? We call that Syracuse in March." - Jim Boeheim, probably— NunesMagician.com (@NunesMagician) August 15, 2014A friend at #NotreDame just found this inscribed on a desk on 13th floor of ND library...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU lands a big time 2-guard recruit

The 2015 class kicks off with the commitment of 6-5 SG Terance Mann Two weeks ago SG Terance Mann (Tilton, NH) cut his list to six: Indiana, Marquette, Boston College, Arizona State, and URI (his mother is the head coach of the women's team). Tonight he ended the suspense by committing to Florida State.
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles ending camp with ???

Phase One of the pre-season is now over for Boston College. Another scrimmage on Wednesday morning, marked improvement in holding onto the ball by the offense, but… Yes, there is a but. Here’s what we know about the Eagles in…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets top pick Milano passes up Boston College for OHL

The Blue Jackets' first-round pick Sonny Milano has decided to revoke his commitment to Boston College and will instead go straight to the Ontario Hockey league to prepare for his pro career. Milano, who was selected by Columbus with the 16th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, flew to Boston over the weekend to inform Eagles coach Jerry York. "Sonny has informed me he will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Prospect Sonny Milano Chooses OHL Over Boston College

Columbus Blue Jackets forward prospect Sonny Milano has chosen to play for the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League instead of the Boston College Eagles for the 2014-15 season. “We have a lot of respect for Boston College, their program and their ability to develop players,” Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Frates’ Fight Against ALS That Inspired Viral Movement Featured On SportsCenter (Video)

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge stemmed from a simple idea with a simple goal — to strike out ALS — and turned into a viral phenomenon. By now you’ve seen countless friends, family members, athletes and celebrities participate in the challenge by dousing themselves with a bucket of ice water, but how did the incredible movement start? SportsCenter did a feature on the man, former...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former BC Hockey Player Dies After Diving From Building In Nantucket

Nantucket, Mass., police confirmed tragic news Saturday regarding a former Boston College hockey player. Corey Griffin, a 27-year-old Scituate, Mass., resident, died early Saturday morning after jumping from the Juice Guys building in Nantucket, according to The Boston Globe. The incident happened around 2 a.m., and after police officers administered CPR, Griffin was pronounced...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

BC offense continues to fumble, and stumble

This is the way the Boston College offense ended its second scrimmage of training camp on Saturday. With the offensive unit doing a series of up and down push ups and sprints the length of Shea Field, while the defense…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
11 days ago  |  Discuss

“Yo Momah’s” big shot as Eagles take on Patriots in PS Game 2…

Get your palooza-fest on! This game is actually televised nationally on NFLN ! Date: Friday, August 15th, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. EST Channel: 6ABC (Local), NFL Network (National) Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts – Gillette Stadium NFL Network replay: Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. EST Online Streaming: NFL Preseason Live (Use promo code DIRECTV to drop the price to...
Via Eagles Eye
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick looking forward to practices with Eagles

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is looking forward to this week's joint practices with the Philadelphia Eagles for the second straight year. ''This will be a good opportunity for our team to play against the Eagles - the offense and defenses and schemes that they run, the players they have,'' Belichick said Monday. Talking about...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Boston College Pledge Chase Pankey

Scout.com caught up with Boston College pledge Chase Pankey as he prepares for his senior season.
Via recruiting.scout.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bordner just wants to play

The 17-year old kid who arrived on the Boston College campus in January 2010 with visions of college football glory dancing in his head is long gone. The All State quarterback from Century High School in Sykesville, Md. who threw…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Frates, Charlie Moore Make Most Out Of Unsuccessful Fishing Trip (Video)

Former Boston College baseball captain Pete Frates hit the high seas with Charlie Moore on the Mad Fish’s latest episode. While the pair didn’t have much luck catching any fish, they did accomplish another goal of theirs, which was to help raise awareness for ALS. The Ice Bucket Challenge has also been instrumental in raising awareness and funds — a movement that was inspired...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

BR Rookie Diary: Al Louis-Jean

Bear Report goes one-on-one with former Boston College cornerback Al-Louis Jean, whose fight to win a roster spot begins in earnest tonight during the Bears’ first preseason contest.
Via chi.scout.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Swigert’s return would be The Comeback

The Boston College football team will conduct its first scrimmage of the 2014 season on Saturday morning. Bobby Swigert will be there–watching. The last time Swigert played a football game was on November 10, 2012 in a prime time television…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweets of the Week

ACC Soccer Concepts pic.twitter.com/Qp3t2V4tdN— Kevin Ives (@AUPPL) August 1, 2014 BC on the road. Photo by @BCAlumni #EaglesAreEverywhere pic.twitter.com/QCr9AEPl2T— Boston College (@BostonCollege) August 6, 2014 Milano "I Am going to BC" let's gooooooooo wooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.— BC Hockey Blog (@bchockeyblog1) August 4, 2014 Don't turn the #IceBucketChallenge...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New challenges, new faces for BC offense

Here are some of the questions that Boston College offensive coordinator Ryan Day pondered during the off-season. Day, in his second season running the offense for Coach Steve Addazio’s Eagles, had: 1. A quarterback who had not proven on a…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
20 days ago  |  Discuss

BC Football Coach Steve Addazio Completes ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ For ALS (Video)

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Boston College football head coach Steve Addazio completed the “Ice Bucket Challenge” on Thursday, aimed at raising awareness and funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Addazio turned to those on hand for BC’s annual media day after practice had ended, explaining his reasoning for the gesture and challenging the next set of people tasked with...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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