Latest Jeff Hafley News

Boston College re-ups football coach Hafley through 2026

Nov. 29, 2021 16:45 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him in Chestnut Hill through 2026. The Eagles (6-6, 2-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) qualified for a bowl game for the second straight year despite finishing the regular...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Boston College seeks bowl eligibility against Georgia Tech

Nov. 11, 2021 12:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Phil Jurkovec's return from a wrist injury he initially feared might end his season has Boston College on the verge of bowl eligibility. The Eagles (5-4, 1-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) ended their four-game losing streak as Jurkovec returned at...

Jurkovec's return sparks Eagles over Virginia Tech 17-3

Nov. 05, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Phil Jurkovec didn’t take long to get a big hit in his surprising return to Boston College’s starting lineup. After that, coach Jeff Hafley knew his QB would be fine. Jurkovec ran for a touchdown in his return, and the Eagles...

In a surprise, BC has Jurkovec back at QB

Nov. 05, 2021 21:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec started Friday night’s game against Virginia Tech, a surprising move that wasn’t hinted at all in the past few weeks when the Eagles shuffled QBs and searched for solid play at the position. Jurkovec, a junior...

BC coach Hafley wants to end QB shuffle against Hokies

Nov. 04, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley has picked a winner in his quarterback competition. He's just not saying who it is. After shuffling Dennis Grosel and Emmett Morehead in and out during last week's 21-6 loss at Syracuse, Hafley said “I'd like it to be...