Ex-B.C. coach Al Skinner to work with Boston AAU club (Sporting News)
Former Boston College coach Al Skinner is joining the perennially successful Boston Amateur Basketball Club — BABC, as it’s known on the summer circuit — according to SportsNet New York.
Kuechly rises on Kiper's latest Big Board (Heather Dinich)
ESPN Insider Mel Kiper has published his latest Big Board, and Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly is now regarded as the nation's top interior linebacker.
More Head Coaching Ideas (Around The Res)
Next I have a question about one of the candidates Mike discussed in his second installment of the New Head Coach Power Rankings. Number 7 on the list was Navy Head Coach Ken Niumatalolo. My question is how does the triple option offense Niumatalolo runs affect his chances at getting hired as the next BC Head Coach? Would Gene and the other decision makers be willing to bring in a guy who runs the option?
BC football not as bad as it looks (The Boston Globe)
"We’ve certainly got a long way to go to close that gap to get some W’s, but we’re making improvement. We’re getting better, and if we can get ourselves healthy and get the same guys out there practicing every week, they will get better that way, and once again, it’s not an excuse, it’s just that’s the fundamentals of football.’’
Big plays killing Eagles defense (BostonHerald.com)
"When it’s third-and-8-plus, that’s something we as a defense must take advantage of," said middle linebacker Luke Kuechly. "That’s tough yards to get and it’s primarily a pass, so you have that to your advantage. Anytime you have an advantage like that and you have an idea what they are going to do offensively, you should be able to capitalize on that a large percentage of the time."
Friday Four-cast: Back for Seconds (Inside College Hockey)
Denver at Boston College (Friday), at Boston University (Saturday): Rare are the seasons in which Denver eases into its schedule, and this year is no exception. The Pioneers travel three quarters of the way across the country to face two teams fresh off great opening weekends. The Eagles won the Ice Breaker Tournament in impressive fashion, downing Michigan State and host North Dakota, while the Terriers blanked New Hampshire at Agganis Arena Saturday. DU fans will focus on goalie Adam Murray; the inconsistent junior is the Pios’ go-to guy between the pipes with Sam Brittain expected to miss most (if not all) of the season with a serious knee injury.
Doyle: 'I feel I can be a Division 1 quarterback' (ESPN Boston High School Blog)
Two quarterbacks from the Class of 2012 have committed to Western Michigan, but Doyle said he kept in touch with UMass even after he committed to N.C. State. He said Boston College, Connecticut, Harvard and Penn State are among the schools that may have interest in him as a quarterback.