#63 Boston College Eagles: College Football 77 in 77

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What’s the deal with the hype surrounding Boston College Eagles quarterback Chase Rettig? Sure, he’s got a big arm and some potential, but what has he actually done in college football? Seriously, he hasn’t really accomplished anything at Chestnut Hill. Perhaps he gets hype because he throws for the school that produced Glenn Foley, Doug Flutie and Matt Ryan?

BC really is more O Line U. than it is a cradle of QBs. But this year they have to replace more starters than usual in the big uglies up front. It also might mark the swan song of coach Frank Spaziani.

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College Football 77 in 77: #48 Boston College Eagles

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The Boston College Eagles have been bowling every year since 1998. That’s an impressive streak for this age in college football. Or at least it seems that way, because this program has been rather overlooked lately. B.C. is essentially offensive tackle U. given the large number of large men they send to the NFL, and they’ve produced some great quarterbacks. However, other than the Doug Flutie Hail Mary in the ’80s, and the big win over their hated rival and fellow Catholics Notre Dame in the 1990s, what has B.C. Eagles football really done?

Quiet consistency, that’s what. And it looks like they’ll keep the bowl appearance streak going again in 2011. It’s “more than a feeling” that Boston will figure out their issues on offense this year and return to the postseason.

GO HERE for the Boston College basketball season preview.

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