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2009-01-14 01:11:30

Long-time assistant Frank Spaziani took over as head football coach at Boston College Tuesday. Spaziani, 61, was named the Eagles' coach just eight days after Jeff Jagodzinsk was fired for interviewing for the head coaching position with the New York Jets. Spaziani has been with the Eagles for 12 seasons and has been defensive coordinator since 1999. This past season, Spaziani's defense allowed 268.1 yards per game, good for fifth best in the nation. He previously was an assistant at...

2009-01-07 14:51:59

Boston College has fired head football Coach Jeff Jagodzinski, who had met with the NFL's New York Jets about their coaching vacancy. BC Athletic Director Gene DeFilippo made the announcement Wednesday at a news conference. DeFilippo had said earlier that Jagodzinski would be fired if he met with officials of an NFL team. Jagodzinski, who has previous NFL experience, met with the Jets and later with DeFilippo Tuesday, The Boston Globe reported. The two met again Wednesday to finalize details...

2008-12-25 14:12:34

Notre Dame Coach Charlie Weiss says his team did a heck of a job ignoring Honolulu's tropical distractions to rip Hawaii 49-21 in Christmas Eve's Hawaii Bowl. Notre Dame snapped an NCAA-record nine-game bowl losing streak. The Fighting Irish won their first bowl game since beating Texas A&M at the 1994 Cotton Bowl. It's been a long time since we've won a bowl game, said Weiss, who spent most of the game in the coaches box above the field because of a bad knee that will require surgery....

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2008-12-03 13:52:09

Notre Dame officials said Wednesday that Fighting Irish Coach Charlie Weis would return for a fifth season to lead the school's football team. Notre Dame is 28-21 in four seasons under Weis, including 3-9 in 2007 and 6-6 in 2008. This season ended with a home loss to Syracuse and a rout by Southern Cal. The two-year record of 9-15 is the worst in school history. Though this past season fell short of the expectations that all of us have for our football program, I am confident that Charlie has...


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