At Wednesday afternoon’s spring practice press conference, Steve Addazio announced the promotion of linebackers coach Bill Sheridan to defensive coordinator while retaining Jim Reid on staff.
Kevin Pyne, who is ranked 23rd by Rivals, 71st by ESPN, and 108th by 247Sports, chose BC over Clemson, Notre Dame, and a host of other schools, such as Ohio State, Michigan, and Georgia.
Mike Bajakian will join the BC football staff as its new offensive coordinator according to a Yahoo Sports’ report. He most recently was the quarterbacks coach for the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming BC bowl game—including detailed scouting reports, breakdowns, and predictions from the sports staff.
Although the final three games of the regular season ended in disappointing defeats, BC still enters the bowl season having been ranked for the first time since 2008 while additionally hosting College GameDay.
The Broncos had won 31 games in a row on their iconic blue field, but the 2005 MPC Computers Bowl saw the Eagles arrive and escape with a 27-21 win.
Despite losing three commitments late in the recruiting cycle, BC still announced 16 incoming players in the second year with the early signing period.
The Wayne, N.J. native—who threw for over 2,000 yards and 23 touchdowns, all while rushing for 825 yards and 12 scores as a senior at Bergen Catholic—is returning home to play for the Scarlet Knights.