The College Blog

Mike Petraglia
October 27, 2009 - 7:29 am
Boston College issued the following statement about the transfer of quarterback Justin Tuggle, who started the season opener for the Eagles, andrunning back Josh Haden: Boston College Football Coach Frank Spaziani announced today that redshirt freshman quarterback Justin Tuggle and sophomore...
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October 24, 2009 - 5:38 pm
Notre Dame finally stopped the bleeding in the collegiate football Holy War against Boston College after a decade of dominance by the Eagles. The Fighting Irish created five turnovers en route to a 20-16 victory in South Bend, Indiana . In many ways, this was kind of a break out game for Boston...
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October 24, 2009 - 2:26 pm
If someone told you before the game that Dave Shinskie would have nine passes for 20 yards or more at the end of the third quarter you probably would have slapped them and called them silly. Well, it is true. Shinskie has finally found a rhythm with Rich Gunnell. Hey, it only took till the eighth...
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October 24, 2009 - 1:24 pm
Well, Dave Shinskie has finally gotten something done on the road. He must of said a prayer to Touch Down Jesus before the game. After his dismal 2-9 performance in the first quarter Shinskie was much better in the second going 7-9 for 101 yards and a 7-yard touchdown pass to senior co-captain Rich...
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October 24, 2009 - 12:40 pm
It is the bottom of the fourth inning in South Bend and the Fighting Irish baseball team leads the Eagles 3-2 . . . . Wait. No, this is a football game. Notre Dame opened the game with a 10 play, 53 yard field goal drive (Nick Tausch 37 yards) with Heisman hopeful Jimmy Clausen going 3-5 for 41...
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October 24, 2009 - 11:18 am
Boston College cornerback DeLeon Gause will pay tribute to slain University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard by wearing number six this afternoon as the Eagles take on Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Howard was stabbed to death last Sunday. Gause, who normally wears number nine, knew...
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October 22, 2009 - 4:51 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Willie Nelson should be commissioned to sing "On The Road Again" as the theme song for Boston College's trip to Notre Dame this Saturday. The Eagles' road woes have been well documented. They have laid eggs in the homes of both the Clemson Tigers and Virginia Tech. In both...
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October 22, 2009 - 7:15 am
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October 21, 2009 - 1:32 pm
Boston College prepares to invade South Bend for this year's showdown with Notre Dame . The Holy War is currently at a standstill, as both teams have gone 9-9 in the rivalry. WEEI.com's team of BC Football experts invites you to join them in the Virtual Press Box for a chat during the lead-in to...
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October 17, 2009 - 7:19 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Everybody thought this would be a breakout game for freshman quarterback Dave Shinskie. Well, they were wrong. Heading into this game the North Carolina State defense was atrocious against the pass. Duke's Thaddeus Lewis had just lit them up for 459 yards on 80 percent completions...
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