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September 12, 2009 - 12:23 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- The Boston College defense is gaining some traction. At the end of the third quarter they have allowed Kent State only 86 yards while stopping speedster running backs Eugene Jarvis and Andre Flowers for a total of 55 yards on 29 carries. The defense has also gotten turnover happy,...
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September 12, 2009 - 11:25 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- Â Punter Ryan Quigley has become incredibly efficient at what he does best, pinning teams opposing offenses in within their five yard lines. Last week against Northeastern Quigley was able to put the Huskies deep twice, resulting in a Rich Gunnell punt return touchdown and a third...
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September 12, 2009 - 10:46 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- So much for the running backs being the story. The Eagles defense has been able to contain Kent State speedster Eugene Jarvis (7 attempts for 16 yards) while their own backs have not been able to punch through the Golden Flashes line (Montel Harris 3 for 1 yard with two down for...
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September 12, 2009 - 10:38 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- The Eagles have now forced their first turnover of the season (they had none against Northeastern last week). Junior Mike Morrissey tipped a pass from Kent State quarterback Giorgio Morgan that landed in the hands of redshirt freshman Nick Clancy at the Kent State 16 yard line...
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Mike Petraglia
September 12, 2009 - 10:22 am
CHESTNUT HILL - Justin Tuggle executes a play-action pass of 57 yards to perfection, finding a wide open Colin Larmond, Jr. and the Eagles take a 7-0 lead over the Kent State Golden Flashes at Alumni Stadium. Tuggle, faked the hand off to Montel Harris off right tackle before finding Larmond, who...
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Mike Petraglia
September 12, 2009 - 10:09 am
CHESTNUT HILL '€“ For the second straight week, redshirt freshman Justin Tuggle got the start at quarterback for Boston College . However, the first series did not go well as Tuggle was 0-for-2 and the Eagles went three and out following a 36-yard return by Jeff Smith to the Kent State 48.
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September 12, 2009 - 9:49 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- It is a wet one today. The field turf at Alumni Stadium looks a little slick and the forecast calls for showers and thunderstorms with temperatures staying in he mid-60s. Probably a good day for running backs. There will be some good ones in this game too. The Kent State Golden...
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September 10, 2009 - 7:40 am
When it comes to Boston College's preparation for its tilt Saturday against the Kent State Golden Flashes of the Mid-American Conference, one particular danger stands out: The Golden Flash. That would be Kent State'€™s fifth-year stud running back Eugene Jarvis. Standing tall despite being just 5...
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September 05, 2009 - 3:04 pm
The Frank Spaziani era has begun. It is hard to quantify what Boston College's season-opening 54-0 romp against Northeastern ( recap ) means for this Eagles squad. We know that they can handle their business as expected against a far inferior opponent in a game that more or less amounted to a...
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September 05, 2009 - 12:21 pm
If your last name is Flutie and you play football for Boston College , you have a lot to live up to. Billy Flutie, the junior wideout for the Eagles and nephew of Boston luminary Doug Flutie, just took his first step into the BC record books with his first career touchdown reception. Flutie crossed...
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