“Obviously, I did not do a good enough job getting our team ready to play…
A roundtable discussion of key players, best and worst case scenarios, and strengths and weaknesses ahead of the 2019 season.
The Eagles will have to fill the void left by 13 NFL signees—nine of which were undrafted free agents—but a much-needed kicker and a pair of four-star recruits isn’t a bad start.
With Chris Lindstrom as the latest example for BC, no other school has had a higher percentage (36 percent) of their draft picks come from the offensive line since 2000.
After a superb Senior Bowl and an impressive NFL Combine, offensive guard Chris Lindstrom climbed all the way up to 14th overall, landing with the Atlanta Falcons.
Chris Lindstrom spent the day under the watchful eye of New England Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia, while Jeff Smith and Ray Smith had strong performances.
BC sent a school record seven prospects to Indianapolis—over the course of the four-day pre-draft workout period, some Eagles surprised, while others underwhelmed.
The Eagles sent four players to this year’s Senior Bowl, the second most of any school in the nation—the All-Star game was a breakthrough for one BC prospect, but for another, it was nothing short of a setback.
Despite traditionally strong programs like Virginia Tech, Miami, and Florida State struggling, the Eagles failed to take advantage and instead limped to a fourth-place finish in the Atlantic Division.
Ranking second in the conference only behind three-time defending league champion Clemson, BC boasts 13 All-ACC players this season—including four First Teamers—both of which are program records.