Web Roundup: What Is The World Saying About Jeff Hafley?

by Walter Sobchak on December 14, 2019

Checking in with a swing around the internet Let’s do a quick check-in around the web to see what players, pundits, and others are saying about Boston College Football’s newest head coach, Jeff Hafley. Articles: Pete Thamel, Yahoo Sports: Boston College hires Ohio State assistant Jeff Hafley as head coach Eleven Warriors: BOSTON COLLEGE HIRES OHIO STATE CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR JEFF HAFLEY AS HEAD COACH Eleven Warriors: JEFF HAFLEY’S IMPACT ON OHIO STATE’S DEFENSIVE METRICS COMPARED TO PAST SEASONS IMPOSSIBLE TO IGNORE Eleven Warriors: JEFF HAFLEY’S DEPARTURE FROM OHIO STATE AFTER JUST ONE SEASON IS A SHIFT FROM URBAN MEYER’S TWO-YEAR COMMITMENTS WITH ASSISTANTS The Athletics ($): Jeff Hafley is leaving Ohio State for Boston College: What that means for Ryan Day and the Buckeyes Lettermen Row: What losing co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley means for Ohio State 247 Sports: What Jeff Hafley’s departure means for Ohio State going forward Boston Herald: Ohio State’s Jeff Hafley named 36th head football coach at Boston College Tweets: Acting HC Rich Gunnell, OL Alec Lindstrom, DB Jason Maitre, DB Brandon Sebastian, QB Dennis Grosel: Update from interviews at BC today: Rich Gunnell, Alec Lindstrom, Jason Maitre, Brandon Sebastian and Dennis Grosel all made it clear they’re excited to get to know new head coach Jeff Hafley. “A guy who specializes in the secondary, that’s what we need, that’s what we want.” pic.twitter.com/rEtQPrAYmp — Trevor Hass (@TrevorHass) December 14, 2019 Darrelle Revis, Ret.

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Web Roundup: What Is The World Saying About Jeff Hafley?

Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Eagles used ESPN College Gameday for the official announcement We knew it was coming after the explosion of activity on Twitter last night, but Boston College Athletics has made it official: Jeff Hafley is the new head coach of Boston College Football! What better way but to let @CollegeGameDay announce the news?! It’s #HafTime ! We are thrilled to welcome @CoachJeffHafley and his family to the Heights! https://t.co/6XsstLfw7C #WeAreBC pic.twitter.com/spbuxTgT4y — BC Football (@BCFootball) December 14, 2019 Last night’s “announcements” were filled with words like “likely” and “expected to be” and “finalizing,” so after a very pleasant night of celebration and excitement, it’s nice to have the news official heading into the weekend. It seems pretty likely that we can expect Boston College to introduce Coach Hafley to the BC community on Monday morning at 10am at a pep rally on campus in the Yawkey Center. We went over most of this last night in the Breaking News announcement , but Hafley checks almost every box you want in an exciting, swing-for-the-fences hire

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Boston College Officially Announces Jeff Hafley As New Head Coach (VIDEO)

BREAKING: Boston College Football Expected To Hire Ohio State Co-DC Jeff Hafley As Head Coach, Per Reports

December 14, 2019

Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Eagles may have locked up their top choice The anticipation has been excruciating, but this time around it looks like the high hopes many of us have had in the hiring process for the next BC Football head coach have been fulfilled. Credible reports are finally surfacing on Twitter that AD Martin Jarmond is expected to hire Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley as the next head coach of the Boston College Football program. SOURCES: #OhioState DC Jeff Hafley is expected to become the new head coach at #BC

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SOURCES: BC Athletics Planning “Pep Rally” Monday at 10am at Yawkey Center

December 13, 2019

Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images A head coach announcement may be imminent Sources close to BC Interruption have reported that Boston College Athletics is in the process of planning a Pep Rally at the Yawkey Athletics Center for 10:00am on Monday. The “Pep Rally” would take place in the Murray Room, which BC describes as “the Athletic Department’s largest multi-function room.” The event is not final, but it is being planned.

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Toppin Off: A Popovic Problem

December 12, 2019

Photo by Mark Box/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A great weekend is spoiled by the injury. Well last week was a lot of fun – back-to-back wins has the Eagles above .500 again and with their first win in South Bend since January 11, 1997 (which, I should stress again, is the week I was born). But the one black mark was the announced loss of C Nik Popovic indefinitely due to back spasms.

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CONFIRMED: Steve Addazio Hired As Colorado State Head Coach

December 11, 2019

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Good news for all involved Reports are blowing up all over twitter that ousted Boston College football head coach Steve Addazio has been hired as the new head coach at Colorado State University. Steven Godfrey of Banner Society appears to have been the first with the news, though it’s everywhere now: Colorado State is hiring former Boston College head coach Steve Addazio, per sources.

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Boston College Men’s Hockey Midseason Thoughts

December 11, 2019

Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images The Eagles are 11-4 after a strong first half of the season Well that was a heck of a way to close the first half of the season. The Boston College men’s hockey team played two dominant games against Notre Dame over the weekend, winning two blow outs by scores of 4-0 and 6-1 to go into the holiday break in style. The Eagles – now off until January 4 – boast an 11-4 record, a nine game winning streak, and two of the top ten point scorers in the country by points per game.

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Men’s Basketball Final: Boston College 72 Albany 51

December 11, 2019

Photo by Mark Box/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A Strong Second Half from the Eagles Gets Them to Their Sixth Win of the Season The Eagles looked to start a winning streak of their own against the University of Albany on Tuesday night after coming away with a surprise upset against Notre Dame in South Bend a few days prior.

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AJ Dillon Declares for NFL Draft

December 10, 2019

Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images AJ Dillon will be forgoing his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft, BC announced Tuesday. While Dillon will not be participating in the bowl game against Cincinnati on January 2, he will leave the school as the all-time leader in rushing yards and touchdowns.

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Men’s Basketball Preview: Boston College vs Albany

December 10, 2019

Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports Can BC maintain the winning momentum against the Great Danes? The Eagles picked up a much needed win against Notre Dame and now return to Conte Forum to face off against the Albany Great Danes. BC seemed to finally break their cold streak shooting-wise against Notre Dame

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