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Boston College Football 2016 Preseason Roundtable: Who Could BC Upset?

Louisville? Virginia Tech? Clemson??!! As BCI continues its coverage of BC preseason football, we look at the upset. Now given what happened last year, any win could be perceived as an upset, but let’s use the expectation that BC should be a bowl eligible team this year. If they were just a run of the mill .500 team, who could they knock off that should be a better team? Letâ€...
Via BC Interruption
7 hours ago

#TeamFrateTrain Holds Ice Bucket Challenge Event To Raise ALS Awareness

Former Boston College baseball star Pete Frates was diagnosed with ALS back in 2012, and has helped spread awareness about the disease ever since. Team FrateTrain, a group of Frates’ family, friends and supporters, held its annual Southie Ice Bucket Challenge event Tuesday night at M Street Beach. Check out the video above for more on the event, and how you can support ALS research...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Four Eagles Named To Senior Bowl Watch List

Congrats to Towles, Johnson, Milano and Gutapfel Yesterday, the Senior Bowl, a glorified NFL Draft exhibition, announced their “watch list” of seniors that could be heading to Mobile, Alabama for the game. Four Boston College players made the list. Quarterback Patrick Towles, the Kentucky transfer and the presumptive starter going into week 1 against Georgia Tech was on the...
Via BC Interruption
11 hours ago

QB Austin Burton Decommits From BC Flips To UCLA

Boston College football received some bad news today, as 2017 football commit Austin Burton reportedly has flipped from the Eagles to UCLA Go Bruins pic.twitter.com/ob6mo0V1i2— Austin Burton (@austinburton_12) August 22, 2016 Burton, a 2* QB, originally from Newton, MA, moved to Florida this summer to enroll in West Orange High School in Florida. He is the son of...
Via BC Interruption
2 days ago

Three Former Eagles Chosen in 2016 CWHL Draft

All three were drafted by Boston. Three BC women's hockey player's were chosen in Sunday's CWHL draft. All three were chosen by the Boston Blades, the only CWHL based in the USA. Meghan Grieves was the first Eagle to go in the draft. Boston drafted her with their 4th round pick, the 16th pick overall. Grieves graduated from BC in 2016 after playing 4 full seasons for the Eagles...
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2 days ago

Boston College Football Preseason Roundtable 2016: Offensive MVP

All this week the gentlemen at BCI will be giving their predictions for a variety of topics regarding BC football. We will put on our fortune teller hats and try to predict for you, the reader, our educated guess for MVP, breakout stars and overall record. Today, the first topic: Offensive MVP. AJ: Patrick Towles (QB). I think this kid is going to really step up this season in...
Via BC Interruption
2 days ago

WATCH: Football: What it Takes for 2016

For the Boston College Football team in 2016, it's about the preparation and journey that has brought them here.
Via Boston College Athletics
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Football: First Days of Preseason Camp

The Boston College football team arrived back in Chestnut Hill and has spent the last week preparing for the 2016 season.
Via Boston College Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baseball: Birdball Completes the Third ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Boston College Baseball completed its third ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of Pete Frates and to help Strikeout ALS. For more information and ways to help, visit www.petefrates.com
Via Boston College Athletics
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College quarterback dedicating 2016 season to Harambe

The #RIPHarambe meme is alive and well and infiltrating college football now. Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, Harambe was the gorilla who met an untimely demise after a child fell into his cage at the Cincinnati Zoo. Zookeepers decided the best course of action was to put Harambe down rather than take their chances with tranquilizers. The reaction to Harambeâ...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Boston College reveals new uniforms

The Boston College Eagles are looking to turn things around in the 2016 season and possibly get back to a bowl game. While that might not happen this year, they will certainly have a different look for the season. On Wednesday, sophomore Ty Schwab modeled the team’s new uniforms for 2016. The home look doesn’t change much, but it does get a sleek overhaul that was certainly needed...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baseball: Former Birdballers' Ice Bucket Challenge

Former members of the Boston College baseball team kicked off August with the third ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the hopes of raising more funds to find a cure.
Via Boston College Athletics
22 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
July 06, 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 Associated Press
July 05, 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

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 Associated Press
June 12, 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 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

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

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

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

Eagles Flying High: Boston College's Stellar Defensive Season

In the 2015 season, Boston College asserted itself as the undisputed top defense in the ACC. Their numbers were amazing, and they absolutely deserved to be in the conversation along with Alabama, Michigan, and others for top defense in the entire country. They were stellar against both the run and the pass, showing no discernible weaknesses. Here are the numbers for the Eagles in...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Garland Owens demolishes rim on put-back dunk

Boston College lost the game but Garland Owens won the war on the rim with this magnificent put-back dunk…..   The best way to head into the locker room is with the Dunk of the Night. https://t.co/okJSR8wwUA — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) February 24, 2016 The post Watch: Garland Owens demolishes rim on put-back dunk appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian tolerance at Boston College: How long should it last?

Late February, in the world of college basketball, means that small-conference tournaments are just around the corner. It means that bubble teams are arriving at crunch time. It means that the useless bracket projections made by an Italian American in Bristol over the course of a whole season will finally merit genuine interest. Late February also means that discussions of the college...
Via The Student Section
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Boston College Players Applauded For Louisville’s Trey Lewis At Midcourt During Team Introductions

No matter your feelings about the Louisville basketball program, you have to feel absolutely terrible for grad transfers Damion Lee and Trey Lewis, who joined the Cardinals this season in hopes to make their first NCAA Tournament. Louisville self-imposed a post-season ban this season yesterday, costing Lee and Lewis the chance to play in the post-season in their one season with the...
Via College Spun
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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