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New Boston College coach Jeff Hafley hires coordinators

Jan. 6, 2020 5:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — New Boston College coach Jeff Hafley has hired Tem Lukabu as defensive coordinator and Frank Cignetti Jr. as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. BC announced the moves Monday. Lukabu was most recently the Cincinnati Bengals' linebackers coach. The previous season, he was the...

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) carries the ball for a touchdown against Boston College during the first half of the Birmingham Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Ridder, No. 23 Cincinnati romp over Boston College, 38-6

Jan. 2, 2020 9:19 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Desmond Ridder and No. 23 Cincinnati wrote a much happier ending to their season. Ridder ran for 105 yards and three touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to lead No. 23 Cincinnati to a 38-6 victory over Boston College on Thursday in the lightning-delayed Birmingham Bowl. It was a...

Birmingham Bowl resumes after 90-minute weather delay

Jan. 2, 2020 5:01 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Birmingham Bowl has resumed after a weather delay of about 90 minutes. The game between No. 23 Cincinnati and Boston College was suspended with 7:55 left in the first quarter on Thursday. The game was scoreless. It was being played in rainy, cool weather throughout. Teams...

FILE - This 2010 photo shows Rich Gunnell after he signed with the Kansas City Chiefs NFL football team. Gunnell, who became wide receivers coach at his Alma Mater Boston College, was named the school's interim football coach after head coach Steve Addazio was fired on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019.(AP Photo, File)

Cincinnati and Boston College set for Birmingham Bowl

Jan. 1, 2020 6:50 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Birmingham Bowl: No. 23 Cincinnati (10-3) vs. Boston College (6-6) in Birmingham, Alabama, Thursday at 3 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Cincinnati by 7-1/2. Series record: Boston College leads 4-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE: Cincinnati is looking to finish up ranked in the Top 25 and have a second...

FILE - This 2010 photo shows Rich Gunnell after he signed with the Kansas City Chiefs NFL football team. Gunnell, who became wide receivers coach at his Alma Mater Boston College, was named the school's interim football coach after head coach Steve Addazio was fired on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019.(AP Photo, File)

Boston College faces No. 23 Cincinnati minus Dillon, Addazio

Jan. 1, 2020 5:31 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Boston College will have its new head coach at the Birmingham Bowl but only as a spectator, and won't be able to turn to star running back A.J. Dillon either. No. 23 Cincinnati, meanwhile, finally gets to play somebody other than Memphis. The Bearcats (10-3) face an Eagles team...

Jeff Hafley speaks at a news conference where he was introduced as the new NCAA college football head coach at Boston College, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

New BC coach Hafley stops by campus on way to CFP Playoff

Dec. 16, 2019 4:34 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jeff Hafley only had time for a quick meeting with the Boston College football team on Monday before a 9 a.m. news conference in an auditorium so packed with supporters that latecomers were diverted to an overflow room for the livestream. From there, it was upstairs to a reception —...

FILE - This Oct. 1, 2017 file photo shows San Francisco 49ers Jeff Hafley during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz.   Hafley is the new Boston College football coach.  “Jeff’s shown throughout his coaching career he is a tremendous leader with high integrity and a gift for teaching,

Boston College hires Ohio St assistant Jeff Hafley as coach

Dec. 14, 2019 1:17 PM EST

The tweet from Boston College athletic director Martin Jarmond showed a puff of white smoke rising from the school's Gothic bell tower, Gasson Hall. The Eagles have a new football coach. Borrowing from a papal tradition, the Jesuit school ended its search to replace Steve Addazio and made it official on Saturday...

Boston College hires Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley as football coach

Dec. 14, 2019 9:51 AM EST
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College hires Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley as football coach.
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019 file photo Boston College head coach Steve Addazio leads his team onto the field before the start of an NCAA college football game against Clemson in Clemson, S.C. Colorado State has hired Addazio as its head football coach. Addazio wasn't out of work long after being fired by Boston College on Dec. 1. He was 44-44 in seven seasons with the Eagles. The 60-year-old steps in for Mike Bobo, who resigned last week after reaching a financial settlement with Colorado State. Bobo is now the offensive coordinator at South Carolina. Addazio inherits a Colorado State team that is coming off a second straight losing season. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as football coach

Dec. 11, 2019 6:15 PM EST

One of the criteria Colorado State had for its next football coach was experience. The Rams checked that box with the hiring of Steve Addazio. Addazio agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday, with a base salary of $1.5 million in the first year and with a $50,000 increase each year of the deal. The 60-year-old...

Northwestern hires BC's Bajakian as offensive coordinator

Dec. 11, 2019 4:16 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Bajakian, who spent four seasons at quarterbacks coach for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, spent last year as OC and QBs coach for Boston College, which boasted the top...