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Boston College Loses Top Returning WR Dan Crimmins

For those of you Boston College Eagles fans who were looking forward to former wideout and current tight end Dan Crimmins playing a key role in the passing attack in the 2015 season, I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news. According to Chris Moore of ACCSports.com, Crimmins is no longer on the team and will not be back next season. No reasons were given for his departure. It’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

BC Golfer Brian Butler Turns Down $10K Prize To Remain Eligible

Boston College Eagles golfer Brian Butler shot a hole-in-one during a qualifier for the Benrus Open in Rhode Island, earning himself a $10K prize. Unfortunately...
Via COED
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
8 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
9 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
14 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
14 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...
Via Steelers Depot
16 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lonnie Jackson Transfers to Boise State

Former Boston College Eagles guard Lonnie Jackson will transfer to Boise State for his final year of eligibility, according to Josh Gershon of Scout.com. #BostonCollege guard transfer Lonnie Jackson has committed to #BoiseState, per a source. — Josh Gershon (@JoshGershon) May 4, 2015 Jackson only appeared in three games last season due to a leg injury, failing to score and putting...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles soaring after QB Daniels

Wilson Fike (N.C) quarterback D.J. Daniels is drawing attention from several schools, but said Boston College has been his biggest admirer so far. The class of 2016 quarterback told the Eagle Insider, “I just talked to (running backs) coach (Al) Washington yesterday. He told me they’re excited about me and that they want me to come visit. He told me that I have good size, a good...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobay White commits to BC

Boston College got good news this week as three-star wide receiver Kobay White committed to the Eagles. White, a 6-0, 175-pound class of 2016 receiver from Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, PA, pledged to the Eagles via Twitter. White, the No. 23-ranked prospect in the state of Pennsylvania, grabbed 72 passes last season for 1,230 yards and 15 touchdowns. The talented wideout...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles offer class of 2016 running back

Seeking to add a weapon to its backfield, Boston College offered class of 2016 running back Rico Dowdle, according to a report by the Ashville Citizen-Times. Dowdle, a 5-11, 185-pound running back from A.C Reynolds High School in North Carolina, ran for over 1,300 yards and 17 touchdowns during his junior season and was named the Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Year in...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Addazio adds another WR recruit

Pennsylvania prospect Kobay White committed to Boston College on Twitter Wednesday night. After a relatively slow month, Addazio and team should be happy to close April with one of their key targets.White holds offers from numerous ACC and Big Ten schools. He has decent size. The various recruiting services rank him as a 3 star.Although this class will be smaller than the last two...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
27 days ago  |  Discuss

A Boston College blogger on Jameis Winston

One the eve of the NFL Draft there isn't much Boston College news, but the football world remains focused on a player very familiar to BC fans: Jameis Winston. His off the field issues are well known. I cannot speak to his character or his maturity. Both could be issues in his NFL success. But as a football player, I think he's going to be very good in the NFL. In fact, I have a...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Potent Eagles ground game can be better

Last season, behind electric, dual-threat QB Troy Murphy and sturdy running back John Hilliman, Boston College was one of the top rushing teams in the nation.  Averaging nearly 50 attempts per game, the Eagles rushed for 3,311 yards last season, the 14th-highest total in the FBS, and reached the end zone 31 times. However, BC Interruption's Dan Rubin feels BC can be more effective...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Downs UMass 2-0, Takes Home Record 11th Beanpot (Video)

The Boston College Eagles are the 2015 Beanpot champions. Junior Joe Cronin belted a two-out home run into the Green Monster seats at Fenway Park in the first inning, giving the Eagles the only run they would need. “I don’t think I ever thought I’d hit a home run over the Monster at Fenway,” Cronin told In The Dugout. “Off the bat, I knew I’d got it. … I’ve seen so...
Via NESN.com
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Is The Latest School To Use Drake Meme To Recruit Football Prospects

Last week, Boston College used Drake’s mixtape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late as part of a recruiting letter to wide receiver Seth Dawkins in Ohio. Back in March, Tennessee head coach Butch Jones mimicked the mixtape cover as part of a tweet geared toward recruits and Volunteer fans.  Today, Miami got in on the act. Defensive assistant Kareem Brown posted this picture...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Boston College Sends Recruit Drake-Themed Recruiting Letter

Rapper Drake’s latest mixtape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late has spurred on numerous jokes and memes, and we’ve seen various college sports programs make them on social media. Now, Boston College football is getting in on the trend in its recruiting efforts. Three star wide receiver Seth Dawkins, of Columbus, Ohio, posted a letter he received from the Eagles staff...
Via College Spun
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Young Boston College Fan Has Some Interesting Dance Moves

Boston College’s women’s basketball team fell 86-68 to No. 9 Florida State yesterday, but the action on the court paled in comparison to the dance moves exhibited by a young BC fan in the stands.  Check out the determination on his face: This kid deserves a lot of props. His boys are cracking up at first but he shows no insecurity or shyness. He’s just trying to break it...
Via College Spun
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Miami Forgot To Box Out BC’s Garland Owens, And A Vicious Put-Back Dunk Resulted

Miami and Boston College are playing an President’s Day matinee in Chestnut Hill this afternoon, and it’s a close game right before halftime. Earlier in the first half, Miami made the fundamental mistake of not boxing out a BC player, and the Hurricanes paid for it. Eagles’ forward Garland Owens, no-stranger to getting some air, slipped behind the Miami defense and jammed home...
Via College Spun
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Boston College Unveils Throwback Uniforms For Syracuse Game

Last season, Syracuse basketball opened the season 25-0 before falling to a lowly Boston College team. The shocking loss was notable for those who believe in jinxes, because it was the game for which Syracuse broke out throwback uniforms. Including the BC game, Syracuse finished the season 3-6, with a second round NCAA Tournament loss to Dayton.  This year’s Boston College team...
Via College Spun
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern Ends Boston College’s Beanpot Streak, Will Face BU In Final

BOSTON — Northeastern’s 26-year drought without a Beanpot championship is the longest active drought of the four teams that compete in Boston’s annual college hockey tournament. The Huskies are one win away from ending more than a quarter century of frustration after defeating Boston College 3-2 with a late third-period goal from defenseman Dustin Darou in the semifinals Tuesday...
Via NESN.com
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston College Shoots For Upset Of No. 2 Virginia At Conte Forum

The Boston College Eagles will be shooting for their fourth straight win against the spread and first straight-up win of the season against an ACC conference rival when they welcome No. 2 Virginia to town this weekend. The Eagles are coming off a 64-57 victory over the Harvard Crimson on Wednesday night, winning outright as three-point home underdogs and...
Via NESN.com
January 16, 2015  |  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
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