Boston College

Mike Petraglia
June 03, 2015 - 6:32 am
WALTHAM -- Can Olivier Hanlan help the Celtics ? The Celtics would certainly seem to have more than enough data and research at their disposal after watching him for the last three seasons at Boston College and right in their own practice facility. The point guard sensation broke onto the national...
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Mike Petraglia
May 02, 2015 - 12:16 pm
[caption id="attachment_91987" align="alignright" width="105"] Boston College offensive lineman Ian Silberman was taken by the 49ers . ( Boston College )[/caption] The first Boston College offensive lineman taken in the 2015 NFL draft was not center Andy Gallik. Instead, the 49ers Saturday gave...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2015 - 6:55 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- With all the image problems the NFL has had over the last year, Boston College coach Steve Addazio has a solution. Look at Boston College . Addazio made his case to NFL scouts and personnel for all 18 of his players on the field under the bubble of Alumni Stadium on Wednesday...
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2015 - 7:15 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Tyler Murphy has overcome big odds before. The quarterback who made a name for himself in one season at Boston College as a graduate student came to The Heights as a quarterback who was tossed aside by the University of Florida. During Florida's 2013 homecoming loss to Vanderbilt,...
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2015 - 5:55 pm
[caption id="attachment_90252" align="alignright" width="375"] Andy Gallik (59) anchored a powerful offensive line at Boston College . (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)[/caption] CHESTNUT HILL -- Of the 18 players on the field turf of the bubble-covered Alumni Stadium, no one has a bigger and brighter...
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Andy Gallik (59) anchored a powerful offensive line at Boston College. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2015 - 5:46 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Of the 18 players on the field turf of the bubble-covered Alumni Stadium, no one has a bigger and brighter projected future in the NFL than center Andy Gallik. And his coach at Boston College made that much clear Wednesday during BC's annual Pro Day workout. "Andy's going to have a...
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Mike Petraglia
December 27, 2014 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK -- If there's one takeaway from Saturday night at Yankee Stadium for Boston College head coach Steve Addazio, it's that he must find a way this offseason to make the Eagles better in closing out games within their grasp. Sure, people will point to the obvious woes of the kicking game, and...
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Boston College WR Shakim Phillips hauls in a 19-yard TD pass in third quarter. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
December 27, 2014 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK -- Another postseason trip to New York. Another bizarre heartbreaker for a Boston team. Sam Ficken's extra point following a touchdown pass from Christian Hackenberg to Kyle Carter was the difference Saturday night as Penn State beat Boston College , 31-30, in overtime in the New Era...
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Mike Petraglia
November 29, 2014 - 11:50 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- Tyler Murphy made his final home game at Boston College a memorable one. The grad transfer quarterback set the Atlantic Coast Conference single-season record for rushing yards by a quarterback and threw a TD pass to lead Boston College to a 28-7 win over Syracuse in the Eagles '...
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Mike Petraglia
November 18, 2014 - 9:26 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- This Sunday marks the anniversary of the most famous college play in Boston history and one of the most famous in football history. "Hail Flutie" turns 30 on Sunday, and the Doug Flute-to-Gerard Phelan miracle that gave Boston College a 47-45 win over Miami is being commemorated by...
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