The College Blog

October 11, 2016 - 6:14 am
Maybe Providence coach Ed Cooley has his bulletin board material? And perhaps the Friars also have a lot of work to do before the season gets started next month. Both thoughts figure prominently into Cooley's sixth team at Providence College for the 2016-17 season. With Big East media day taking...
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Clemson Tigers wide receiver Mike Williams (7) catches a touchdown over the defense of Boston College Eagles defensive back Gabriel McClary (14) during the first quarter at Alumni Stadium. (Stew Milne/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
October 07, 2016 - 6:55 pm
The third-ranked team in the country had far too much fire-power for Boston College Friday night. Heisman Trophy hopeful Deshaun Watson threw for four touchdowns and was 14-of-24 for 267 yards to lead No. 3 Clemson to a 56-10 win over the Eagles Friday night at Alumni Stadium. The 56 points were...
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Clayton Keller was one of four BU players selected in the first round of this year's NHL draft. (Timothy T. Ludwig/USA Today Sports)
Scott McLaughlin
October 03, 2016 - 8:17 am
The Red Sox are back in the playoffs and Tom Brady is back on the field, but I think I speak for all Boston sports fans when I say that the return we're most excited about is that of college hockey. No? Whatever. Here's a Hockey East season preview, power rankings style. 1. Boston University Before...
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September 13, 2016 - 11:02 am
PROVIDENCE -- Ed Cooley's sixth team at Providence College may be less experienced than the past couple of editions, but the schedule won't be affording these young Friars many breaks. The Big East Conference on Tuesday announced the complete league schedule for 2016-17, featuring 18 games (9 home...
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Boston College's defense had UMass quarterback Ross Comis under wraps all day at Gillette Stadium. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
September 10, 2016 - 11:52 am
Patrick Towles threw a pair of touchdown passes to Jeff Smith in the second quarter and the defense allowed just 122 yards on the day in a 26-7 Boston College win over UMass at Gillette Stadium Saturday afternoon. It was the ninth straight win for BC over UMass, dating back to a 27-0 UMass win in...
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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets running back Dedrick Mills (26) dives over the line for a touchdown with only 35 seconds of the fourth quarter remaining of the game between the Boston College Eagles and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Aviva Stadium. (Steve Flynn/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
September 03, 2016 - 9:54 am
Even a continent away, the misery continues for Boston College. Needing only to stop a fourth-and-19 by Georgia Tech at the Yellow Jackets 32-yard line to seal its first ACC win since 2014, the Eagles defense allowed quatertback Justin Thomas to complete a pass to Qua Searcy for 22 yds to the BC 46...
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Coach Steve Addazio oversaw the first scrimmage Saturday. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
August 13, 2016 - 8:58 am
The Eagles took their first big step toward improving on their 3-9 mark of a year ago when they took the field for their first scrimmage Saturday. After the first week of formal preseason practice, the Eagles went through game situations early Saturday morning. The Eagles played their first...
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Mike Petraglia
August 13, 2016 - 8:24 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- If there's anyone with the energy and belief that things will improve at Boston College, it's Steve Addazio. The 57-year-old football coach is entering his 22nd consecutive year of Division I coaching. His 21st was arguably his most difficult. The Eagles went 3-9 and lost player...
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August 06, 2016 - 8:05 am
Patrick Towles transferring from Kentucky gave Boston College an intriguing option to compete with Darius Wade for the team's starting quarterback spot. He just made things more interesting and guaranteed that pretty much every casual fan will be pulling for him. Checking in from the Cincinnati Zoo...
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July 16, 2016 - 4:53 am
In front of an enthusiastic Boston hockey crowd, alumni from the Boston University and Boston College hockey programs played in the Commonwealth Avenue Charity Classic at Walter Brown Arena Friday night and raised $55,000 for Compassionate Care ALS and the Travis Roy Foundation. It was a game that...
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