Boston College 34, Maine 3: Post-Game Links And Notes

September 8, 2012; Boston, MA USA; Boston College Eagles wide receiver Spiffy Evans (7) catches the ball for a touchdown during the first half against the Maine Black Bears at Alumni Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-US PRESSWIRE

Frank Spaziani: ‘We’re going to a different stratosphere now’ (WEEI)
"I have a new bald spot in the back of my head," Spaziani said. "It was an inauspicious start. Those things are there. They need to be corrected. We are not going to be able to go the rest of the season, playing the schedule that we play, doing that. [After the first quarter] we tried to let our players know it’s a football game. It’s 60 minutes and you’ve got to keep playing."

Forward progress (BostonHerald.com)
"We are going into a different stratosphere now," BC coach Frank Spaziani said. "We’ve got two games under our belt and we are going on the road for a game we need to play well in. We took some steps forward in areas but to be perfectly frank, and I told the team, we have 10 tough games coming up and we have to get a lot better."

Spiffy Evans is the new sensation at Boston College: ‘I love giving my team that extra spark’ (WEEI)
"It came from my grandfather, actually," Evans explained. "He gave it to me when I was around seven years old because I have a lot of sneakers. From a kid, I just love fashion, like sneakers, old stuff like vintage wear, hats, anything that you can put on and wear. He just gave me that nickname and said, ‘I’m a unique kid.’ I just stuck with it since."

Boston College receivers provide fireworks (Boston.com)
"We haven’t had the real dynamic returner in all the years that I’ve been here," said coach Frank Spaziani. "So we just try to be fundamentally sound and catch the ball and get upfield. They outkicked their coverage and we got some blocks, and he did what he was supposed to do."

ACC helmet stickers: Week 2 (ESPN ACC Blog)
Spiffy Evans, Boston College. Evans recorded his first career touchdown reception, and had career highs in receptions (four) and receiving yards (53) in a 34-3 win over Maine. Bigger than that, Evans returned an 82-yard punt for a touchdown, the first Eagles punt return for a score since Rich Gunnell did it Sept. 5, 2009, against Northeastern. Evans ended up with a career-high 155 all-purpose yards.

BC report: Recess is over for the Eagles (A Jersey Guy LLC)
When asked what he said to his team between the first quarter and the second quarter when the Eagles turned the deficit into a 17-3 which doubled again by the end of the third quarter, Spaziani said, "Not anything you can print. It was a little unnerving (the start). But I told them it was more than one quarter."

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