The College Blog

October 10, 2009 - 8:54 am
True freshman Mike Marscovetra has started the second quarter at quarterback for Boston College . Starter Dave Shinskie took a big hit in the first quarter to his mid-section and could possibly have aggravated the ribs he broke during summer camp. UPDATE - Shinskie is actually out on a coaches...
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October 10, 2009 - 8:48 am
The game plan for Boston college is simple. Limit Virginia Tech redshirt freshman running back Ryan Williams and contain junior quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the pocket. Well, so much for that. On the first drive of the game Williams ran crazy with five attempts for 46 yards (9.2 average) with longs...
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October 10, 2009 - 7:57 am
On Wednesday, after freshman linebacker Luke Kuechly was done talking to the media, one reporter turned to another and whispered, "Clark Kent?" The other reporter laughed and nodded. Kuechly, the 18-year old dynamo, is an unassuming fellow off the football field. He is polite, grounded and, like...
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October 07, 2009 - 12:29 pm
CHESTNUT HILL '€” The road to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship has been a one-way street of late. Like Gettysburg in the Civil War or Bastogne in World War II, all roads lead to the same point. That point is Blacksburg, Va., home of the Virginia Tech Hokies. "In the team meeting every...
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Mike Petraglia
October 03, 2009 - 9:26 pm
CHESTNUT HILL - Most teams would have been happy holding the opposition to a field goal when the opposition has four shots at getting the ball in the end zone from the 1-yard line. But maybe that's what makes these 4-1 Boston College Eagles special. Florida State, following an offsides call on BC,...
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October 03, 2009 - 8:45 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- There is a new knight protecting protecting the castle of Alumni Stadium. He is young and bold. He is smart and ferocious. He is Luke Kuechly. The 18-year old freshman was instrumental in Boston College's 28-21 win this evening over ACC Atlantic Division rival Florida State. He...
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October 03, 2009 - 2:37 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Florida State has come back to tie this game with 10:48 left in the fourth quarter. It has taken a little magic to do it. The Seminoles have been driving most of the second half, out gaining Boston College 216 yards to 57. A lot of that came with Florida State's 91 yard drive to...
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October 03, 2009 - 2:10 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Florida State has brought the game back to within one touchdown (with a 2-point conversion) with a 6-play, 91 yard drive late in the third quarter on a 10-yard Louis Givens end-around run. The drive was a quick strike from the Seminoles as they drove the down the field in 1:37 on...
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October 03, 2009 - 1:38 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- The case of Mark Herzlich has been well documented . The Atlantic Coast Conference and other college football teams have been banding together to raise funds for the Boston College chapter of Uplifting Athletes which helps with cancer research and treatment. During a short on field...
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October 03, 2009 - 1:24 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Injury update: Boston College defensive end Alex Albright was seen on crutches favoring his right leg exiting the athletics center on his way to the trainers room during the halftime break. When asked what the injury was Albright turned with a grimace and said "don't know quite yet...
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