The Eagles face a monumental task tonight in trying to stop one of the best signal callers in the ACC.
Football Notebook: Kuechly Wraps Up Career-Best Tackle Mark In Loss
By: Alex Manta
Amid the heartbreak and frustration that came with Boston College’s 20-19 loss at home this weekend to Duke, one player had another outstanding day on his way to becoming one of the best at his position in school history.
Column: Lessons Learned From Bowl History Can Serve Eagles Well
By: Andrew Klokiw
There was once a time in Boston College football history when qualifying for a bowl game was a rare achievement. From 1995 to 1998, the Eagles failed to earn a postseason invite. Since then, however, BC has treated its fans to late December football for 11 straight seasons.
Notebook: Linebacker Writing Luke’s Gospel Of Defense
By: Brad Zak
After recording 21 tackles against the Duke Blue Devils, the accolades are starting to pour in for Luke Kuechly. Following his impressive Week 11 performance, Kuechly was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week and was named a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award given to the Football Writers Association of America’s most outstanding defensive player.
Al Skinner, head coach of the men’s basketball team, has been fired by Athletic Director Gene DeFilippo, according to sources in the Boston College athletics department. The firing will be made official at noon today in a press conference.
Skinner Interviews With St. John’s
Al Skinner, the head coach of the Boston College men’s basketball team, is interviewing with St. John’s University for the Red Storm’s vacant head coaching position within the hour, according to Chris Cameron, associate athletic director for media relations.
Former Walk-On Energizes Eagles
His progress, like any other walk-on’s, has come in stages. As a freshman, he practiced with the scout team, redshirting because he wasn’t yet ready to play in games. As a sophomore, he finally saw the field, but only when the scholarship players’ days were complete. Even as a junior, he earned a scholarship, but saw only limited action as a backup linebacker.
The Play That Saved The Season
Nobody in Scott Stadium could figure it out. No one – reporters, fans, coaches, and administrators – knew exactly who was responsible for making the play. But everyone on Boston College’s side sure was glad that somebody did.
Kuechly Tackles Challenges As A Freshman
By: Jake Burg
He’s the student that lives in Fitzpatrick, struggles with laundry, and worries about his business classes. While it may sound like it, he is actually anything but your average Carroll School of Management freshman. His name is Luke Kuechly, and it just so happens that among the daily routine of every other freshman, he finds time to lead the Boston College football team with 94 tackles.
Eagles prepare for another flashy win
Northeastern running back John Griffin began his season by taking the ball from his quarterback and meeting Boston College defensive lineman Alex Albright and linebacker Luke Kuechly, who tackled him for a two-yard loss. Two more plays and BC had forced its first punt of the season after allowing just three positive yards.