When Boston College football head coach Jeff Hafley took the top job, he couldn’t have predicted all of the challenges that his first year would bring.
Boston College football decided not to hold practice on Wednesday, joining teams across the country who have opted to sit out practices and games in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisc. “We decided not to practice today,” head coach Jeff Hafley said via video press conference. “A bunch of things…
Under Steve Addazio, BC has consistently plateaued at the seven-win mark. Now, with a healthy Heisman candidate at running back and a potentially potent offense, the Eagles are looking to finally take that next step—even with a lot of turnover on the defense.
Taylor Ortlepp led the Eagles with 19 points, including nine in the fourth quarter alone, as BC needed every one of its 19 offensive rebounds to escape with a nail-biting 65-64 road win over Wake Forest.
For the first time during Steve Addazio’s tenure, the Eagles are expected to finish in the top half of the ACC. Whether or not BC lives up to the hype will likely depend on how it performs through the air, both offensively and defensively.
Callum Johnson’s game-winner helped the Eagles overcome a 2-0 deficit, escaping with a 3-2 win against the Huskies on Tuesday evening.