The College Blog

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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September 05, 2009 - 11:24 am
Offense clicking? Check. Defense stifling? Looks that way. Special teams? Having fun. You  know a team has it going when the kicking game has its way with the opponent. The Eagles are doing just that. More precisely, Rich Gunnell is having his way. In  the first quarter, he returned a punt 56...
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September 05, 2009 - 10:37 am
Got to love the buzz of a college football game day. The students are tailgating, the alumni are remembering and the marching band is blaring. Alumni Stadium is alive again and it is a beautiful day for a game. Welcome to our new Boston College blog at The wait is over. After a long,...
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September 04, 2009 - 10:12 am
Boston College head coach Frank Spaziani joined Steve DeOssie, Greg Dickerson and Jon Meterperel on the Dennis & Callahan Show to preview the upcoming season. Coach Spaz and the boys joked about honey-do lists, information sources and DeOssie'€™s ability to jump back onto the field (or on the...
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September 02, 2009 - 10:11 am
CHESTNUT HILL '€“ One of the best lines from the 1995 movie Four Rooms  comes in the fourth of the four rooms when Quentin Tarantino'€™s character says '€œthose who make declarative statements are more likely to look foolish in retrospect.'€ Not that Boston College head coach Frank...
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