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Silberman the first BC player off the board

After being shutout of the first five rounds of the 2015 NFL draft, Boston College’s Ian Silberman became the first Eagle selected when the San Francisco 49ers chose him with the 190th overall pick in the sixth round. The 6-5, 294-pound offensive lineman who transferred from Florida started 13 games for Boston College last season and earned third-team all-ACC honors. Silberman...
Via Fox Sports
1 day 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Addazio era begins at BC

Officially, Steve Addazio took control of the Boston College football program in December, 2012. Unofficially? The Addazio run begins on September 5 at Alumni Stadium against the University of Maine. It will be a BC team filled with Addazio’s recruits,…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
12 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

BC needs to tell ND, No Thanks

The story came out this week that Boston College fans wanting tickets for next season’s game “at” Notre Dame will have to make a donation of 25,000 in order to purchase 4 tickets. Under most circumstances that would be outrageous.…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Wants a Small Fortune for Four Tickets to Notre Dame Game

The Notre Dame-Boston College rivalry is not one of the biggest ones in the world of college football, but as far as fans of the Eagles are concerned it is pretty darn huge. The school knows this and is counting on it to raise a ton of money.If fans want tickets to the Notre Dame game at Fenway this coming season it is going to cost them quite a bit.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Gleaning Draft stuff from NFL.com

We know Andy Gallik performed well at the NFL Combine. We know the turnout was good for BC's Pro Day. But will any of it lead to a big group of BC draftees? One of the best ways to gauge what NFL Teams are thinking is through the NFL's own website. Every year prior to the Draft the NFL loads up profiles of potential draftees. This year three Eagles are already in the system: Andy...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview, picks for the 2015 NCAA hockey East Regional

When Boston College and Denver met in the first round of last year’s NCAA hockey tournament, they did so as polar opposites. A defensive-minded Pioneers squad led by senior netminder Sam Brittain squared off against a high-powered Eagles offense led by college hockey folk hero Johnny Gaudreau. The Eagles routed the Pioneers in that Northeast Regional tilt, 6-2, […] The post...
Via Along the Boards
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

BC’s Thatcher Demko Makes Incredible Diving Save In Loss To UVM (Video)

The Boston College Eagles lost their Hockey East playoff series, but goalie Thatcher Demko might have made the play of the year in a losing effort. The Eagles were shocked when they were upended by the University of Vermont on Sunday night, as UVM took the do-or-die Game 3 battle in Chestnut Hill. The Catamounts wound up with a stunning 1-0 win, but it could have been worse had it...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 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

Game Preview: UMass Lowell at Boston College

The UMass Lowell River Hawks offense finally came alive on Saturday against the UMass Minutemen, 7-1. Now they will be even more tested when the drop the puck on the road against the Boston College Eagles. The River Hawks face the Eagles opening night at the Tsongas Center on Friday, October 10, 2014. UMass Lowell managed to pick up a huge win over Boston College, 5-2. ...
Via Mill City Sports
February 19, 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

Hockey East Roundup: Vermont Survives No. 10 BC In 3-2 Overtime Win

It took a miracle for Boston College to reach overtime, but in the extra period, its luck finally ran out. Freshman forward Alex Tuch scored for the No. 10 Eagles (17-10-2) with 9.6 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime, but Vermont forward Anthony Petruzzelli scored 1:47 into added time to help the No. 17 Catamounts (17-10-2)...
Via NESN.com
February 14, 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

2015 Beanpot: Northeastern nips Boston College

BOSTON, Mass – Even after the clock struck midnight at TD Garden, Northeastern’s Cinderella Beanpot story didn’t end. Rather, time expired on Boston College’s dynasty, as the Huskies held on to top the tournament’s five-time defending champion, 3-2. Dustin Darou netted the game-winner from the blue line at 18:26 in the third, just minutes after […] The post 2015 Beanpot...
Via Along the Boards
February 04, 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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