The College Blog

November 28, 2009 - 11:19 am
The road has not been a good place for the BC offense this year but it looks like today might be different. The first quarter in Maryland saw BC score twice -- a 66-yard touchdown pass from David Shinskie to Colin Larmond, Jr. and an 18-yard field goal from Steve Aponavicius. The Larmond touchdown...
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November 28, 2009 - 6:14 am
If you are a Boston College football diehard there is a fair chance that, at the start of the semester, you had a pit in your stomach the size of a grapefruit. Where was this team? A new had coach, a plethora of young quarterbacks, none of whom had ever thrown a pass in major college football, a...
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November 24, 2009 - 6:37 am
Former Boston College assistant football coach Dana Bible, who followed Tom O'Brien to North Carolina State in 2007, has been diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia and won't coach in Saturday's season finale against No. 23 North Carolina, according to the school. Bible, 56, coached with the...
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November 21, 2009 - 3:16 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Every time Boston College has come up against a top-tier defense this season its offense has withered away leading resulting in a painful demise. That was the case today at Alumni Stadium where the Eagles got thumped by North Carolina 31-13 as they committed six turnovers en route...
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Mike Petraglia
November 21, 2009 - 12:02 pm
CHESTNUT HILL Â -- Â This might have been Dave Shinskie's worst nightmare - and his worst game at Boston College. Facing an aggressive, talented North Carolina defense without his 'A' game, Shinskie threw four of BC's five interceptions on the day, three alone to free safety to Deunta Williams, as...
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November 21, 2009 - 9:38 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- "Like sands from the hour glass, these are the days of our lives." The third quarter has been much like a soap opera. In most day time dramas, as this game has become, the day changes but plot does not really move forward. In that respect, the third quarter was much like the first...
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November 21, 2009 - 8:37 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- This game is becoming a bit of a defensive slugfest. The problem for the Eagles is that North Carolina's defense packs more of a wallop. BC has created three turnovers against the Tar Heels, intercepting T.J Yates twice and recovering a fumble. The problem is that the offense has...
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November 21, 2009 - 7:43 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- The first two looks that Boston College got at the North Carolina defense have not gone well for the home town team. Freshman quarterback Dave Shinskie has been sacked twice, fumbled both times and lost one that was returned by defensive lineman Cam Thomas for a touchdown. The next...
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November 21, 2009 - 5:48 am
"If this is it, please let me know. If this ain't love you'd better let me know. . ." There are not many players on the young BC squad who are old enough to remember Huey Lewis and The News (except for maybe the 25-year old David Shinskie) but this may be it for the Eagles. The "it" in this case...
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Mike Petraglia
November 20, 2009 - 3:38 pm
Playing the second half without star Rakim Sanders, who suffered an ankle injury, the Boston College Eagles dropped an 84-80 decision to St. Joseph's University on Friday in the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. BC's Reggie Jackson missed a lay-up with three seconds remaining that would...
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