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Boston College platoon replaces Heisman finalist

BOSTON (AP) Boston College doesn't have a player who can replace Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams. So the Eagles will rotate three players at running back. And quarterback Tyler Murphy can carry the ball, too. Murphy was the leading rusher in BC's season-opening victory over UMass on Saturday. He carried the ball 13 times for 118 yards and a touchdown on a 1-yard naked...
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Boston College Opens 2014 College Football Season With 30-7 Win Over UMass

Boston College took a positive step toward building on last season’s success with a 30-7 win over in-state rivals UMass at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. It was the season opener for both schools. The Minutemen kept the score close for much of the game and trailed only 6-0 at halftime. The Eagles’ offense exploded for 24 points in the second half en route to an easy win. Eagles...
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BC moving forward

FOXBOROUGH–”A work in progress.” Separated by about a 100 yards and 15 minutes on Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium Boston College coach Steve Addazio and Massachusetts coach Mark Whipple each used the phrase following BC’s 30-7 season-opening win over the…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
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UMass Fans Prank Doug Flutie Statue, Flutie Reacts

Former Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie has an awesome statue on campus commemorating his epic Hail Mary pass. UMass fans decided to troll him and the Eagles by putting a UMass jersey on it and Flutie wasn’t thrilled. Ew — DOUG FLUTIE (@DougFlutie) August 27, 2014 The post UMass Fans Prank Doug Flutie Statue, Flutie Reacts appeared first on Diehardsport.
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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
5 days 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...
5 days 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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

Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown has committed to Boston College, sources told 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweets of the Week

From Boston College to (left to right) Rangers, Flames, Flames. #cawlidgehawkey— John Buccigross (@Buccigross) August 20, 2014"Ice bucket challenge? We call that Syracuse in March." - Jim Boeheim, probably— (@NunesMagician) August 15, 2014A friend at #NotreDame just found this inscribed on a desk on 13th floor of ND library...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
10 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
12 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...
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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...
23 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...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sonny Milano Watch is on

This would be a big loss for the Boston College Eagles if this happens. #MilanoWatch But those that think the Eagles cupboard is bare is highly mistaken. The Eagles will probably be one of the top teams in Hockey East this year. Milano has told those around him that he'd make a decision -- BC or OHL -- after the US national junior camp is finished.— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline...
Via Goon's World
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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