SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Cornerback Benjamin Morrison had three interceptions, the Notre Dame defense forced two fumbles and the No. 18 Fighting Irish scored on their first eight possessions to beat Boston College 44-0 on Saturday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 18 Notre Dame has celebrated its football partnership with the ACC routinely over the last five seasons.
In fact, it seems to happen every time the Fighting Irish put a league foe on the schedule.
Duke (5-3, 2-2 ACC) at Boston College (2-6, 1-4), Friday, 7 p.m. EST (ESPN2)
Line: Duke by 9 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Boston College (2-5) at UConn (3-5), Saturday, 12 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network)
Line: Boston College by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley has had to wait — longer than usual — for a game like this.
Hafley arrived in Chestnut Hill just before the pandemic, so Alumni Stadium was empty when the Eagles played second-ranked Notre Dame and No.
Boston College (1-2, 0-1 ACC) at Florida State (3-0, 1-0), 8 p.m. ET (ACC Network)
Line: Florida State by 17 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
BOSTON (AP) — Phil Jurkovec completed 25 of 37 passes for 320 yards with two touchdowns to lead Boston College past Maine 38-17 on Saturday night for its first victory of the season.
Pat Garwo III had two scoring runs, Jaden Williams added one, and Zay Flowers and George Takacs each had a TD catch for the Eagles (1-2).
Rutgers (0-0) at Boston College (0-0), Saturday, noon ET (ACC Network)
Line: Boston College by 7½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College defensive back Jason Maitre wears a pendant of a lion around his neck, and he tries to adopt the attitude of one whenever he takes the field.
“Everybody in a jungle has got to be ready to attack,” the fifth-year senior explained after the Eagles opened training camp this month.
BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway Bowl and Military Bowl were both canceled due to the pandemic on Sunday as coronavirus outbreaks at Virginia and Boston College forced them to call off their postseason plans.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him in Chestnut Hill through 2026.
The Eagles (6-6, 2-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) qualified for a bowl game for the second straight year despite finishing the regular season with back-to-back losses, including a 41-10 loss to No.
BOSTON (AP) — Phil Jurkovec didn’t take long to get a big hit in his surprising return to Boston College’s starting lineup.
After that, coach Jeff Hafley knew his QB would be fine.
Jurkovec ran for a touchdown in his return, and the Eagles halted a four-game losing streak with a 17-3 victory over Virginia Tech on Friday night in their annual red bandana game.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley has picked a winner in his quarterback competition. He's just not saying who it is.
After shuffling Dennis Grosel and Emmett Morehead in and out during last week's 21-6 loss at Syracuse, Hafley said “I'd like it to be one guy” against Virginia Tech (4-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) on Friday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley was too busy to watch the Boston Marathon when the race ran past the Chestnut Hill campus Monday. He is hoping to make up for the lack of excitement when the Eagles play No.
No. 22 North Carolina State (4-1, 1-0 ACC) at Boston College (4-1, 0-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ACC Network).
Line: N.C. State by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
BOSTON (AP) — Denis Grosel threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Zay Flowers in overtime, and Brandon Sebastian’s interception sealed the victory on Saturday as Boston College recovered after blowing two fourth-quarter leads to beat Missouri 41-34.
BOSTON (AP) — ACC vs. SEC.
It’s a juicy interconference matchup when Boston College (3-0) hosts Missouri (2-1) on Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
BC, a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, will be hosting the first Southeastern Conference school since 1987.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A whole lot of defense and a little bit of a pounding running game kept Boston College undefeated as its non-conference schedule winds down
Pat Garwo, Travis Levy and Dennis Grosel scored rushing touchdowns and Boston College cruised to a 28-3 victory over Temple on Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Hafley spent the bulk of a midweek Boston College practice coaching the defense. The second-year head coach got enough of a peek of Dennis Grosel on the way out to see the new QB’s throws were on the money.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — There are only three top-tier football teams in New England, and they don’t play each other much.
Boston College coach Jeff Hafley wouldn’t mind seeing that change.
“I think it’s great for the region,” he said this week as the Eagles prepared to play UMass in Amherst for the first time since 1982.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec is now on the radar screen with much higher expectations on him in his second season with the Eagles.
His first test went well.
Jurkovec threw for three touchdowns and 303 yards in a little over three quarters, leading BC to a 51-0 victory over Colgate on Saturday in the season opener for both schools.