Latest Phil Jurkovec News

Column: Bowl season back to normal, why to watch them all

Dec. 14, 2021 12:57 PM EST

To be frank, last year's bowl season felt a little sad. A bunch of bowls were canceled by the pandemic even before the matchups were set. More had to be called off on relatively short notice. Teams decided to pass on playing in a bowl altogether after rocky seasons. Fans were...

Boston College QB Jurkovec will return for senior season

Dec. 06, 2021 13:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec said on Monday that he will return for his senior season rather than enter the NFL draft. “I will be returning to Chestnut Hill in 2022 to complete my economics degree, improve all facets of my game, and compete nationally,"...

No. 21 Wake Forest beats BC 41-10, will play for ACC title

Nov. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson had no complaints about sharing the screen on his postgame video call. “Say hello to our new friend,” he said, holding up the ACC’s Atlantic Division trophy after the No. 21 Demon Deacons beat Boston College 41-10 to...

For Wake Forest, ACC title game spot is on the line at BC

Nov. 26, 2021 14:58 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — There’s no more need for Wake Forest to wonder about the possible championship scenarios. And no more safety net. Win, and the Demon Deacons will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference title game against Pittsburgh. Lose...

College Football Picks: Big stakes from ACC to Mountain West

Nov. 24, 2021 20:03 PM EST

There is still so much to be decided heading into this week's Thanksgiving college football feast. Let's sort it out, conference by conference. Atlantic Coast Conference: No. 20 Pitt is locked into the conference championship game and will face No. 21...

Travis throws for 3 TDs, Florida State holds off BC, 26-23

Nov. 20, 2021 17:35 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Florida State’s extra work this week figuring out how to pressure Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec paid off right to the end. Now, the Seminoles have a shot to keep their own season going a little extra, too. Jordan Travis...

Travis throws for 3 TDs, Florida State holds off BC, 26-23

Nov. 20, 2021 16:01 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jordan Travis threw for three touchdowns and 251 yards and Florida State stopped Boston College in their own territory in the final two minutes for a 26-23 victory on Saturday. A week after rallying from an eight-point deficit in the final five minutes for...

No surprise: Jurkovec's return has Boston College rolling

Nov. 18, 2021 18:32 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — There’s no excuse anymore for being surprised by Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec. The Notre Dame transfer made a last-minute return from a wrist injury to help the Eagles beat Virginia Tech on Nov. 5. Then, with a full week of practice to get...

In the ACC, picking the top quarterback won't be easy task

Nov. 17, 2021 10:55 AM EST

Someone is getting snubbed. Virginia has Brennan Armstrong, who is third in the country with 3,557 passing yards. Pittsburgh has Kenny Pickett, who vaulted himself into the Heisman Trophy conversation with 32 touchdown passes this season. Wake Forest has Sam Hartman, who...

Jurkovec accounts for 5 TDs, Eagles drop Georgia Tech 41-30

Nov. 13, 2021 20:53 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Phil Jurkovec appears to have found more speed when he missed six games for Boston College with a wrist injury. Jurkovec accounted for five touchdowns — running for three and passing for two — and the Eagles beat Georgia Tech 41-30 on Saturday to...