Sunday, January 22, 2012

Super Bowl Eagles

For the second time in five years the two NFL teams with the most historical ties to BC are facing off in the Super Bowl. Below is a list of the BC connections. (Be sure to add any that I might have overlooked in the comments section.) [UPDATED]


New England Patriots
C Dan Koppen -- BC 2003 (currently on the IR)
DT Ron Brace -- BC 2009
Defensive Assistant Brian Flores -- BC 2004
Scout Dujuan Daniels -- BC 2002
Robert Kraft -- member of the Board of Trustees


New York Giants
LB Mark Herzlich -- BC 2011
LB Mathias Kiwanuka -- BC 2006
G Chris Snee -- BC 2004
KR Will Blackmon -- BC 2006
Tom Coughlin -- Former BC head coach
Strength and Conditioning Coach Jerry Palmieri -- held the same position at BC under Coughlin
Assistant Offensive Line Coach Jack Bicknell, Jr. -- BC 1985, also coached at BC under Jags and is the son of former BC coach Jack Bicknell
Wide Receivers Coach Sean Ryan -- Graduate assistant at BC 2001-2002
John Mara -- BC 1976
Chris Mara -- BC 1979

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10 Comments:

At 8:55 AM, Blogger JD said...

DuJuan Daniels is a scout for the Patriots...

http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/new-england-patriots/post/_/id/4697611/behind-the-scenes-dujuan-daniels

 
At 9:56 AM, Blogger Yardarm said...

Isn't Giants' RB coach Jerrold Ingram a former BC staff member (under Coughlin)?

 
At 9:58 AM, Blogger dlschoey said...

Jen Conley BC '05 4-year Football Student Manager currently New York Giants Asst. Director of Community Relations

 
At 11:39 AM, Blogger mod34b said...

Zak DeOssie, even though not a BC grad, is also part of the BC family.

Obviously, his father, Steve, was a BC star and taught his son the long-snapper game.

Zak was born in May 1984, when his Steve was still at BC. Heck, Zak DeOssie might possibly be the only NFL player ever conceived at Chestnut Hill?? What better connection to BC could Zak have!

 
At 1:09 PM, Blogger mod34b said...

ATL -- Kraft is not presently a member of BC's BOT. He is an associate trustee.

I think it might be better to call him a BC benefactor or a BC trustee, or both

 
At 6:58 PM, Blogger Knucklehead said...

All those names make me wonder why Spaz is our Head football coach?

 
At 9:30 AM, Blogger Paul Kamp said...

Bill O'Brien's wife is also a BC grad. Though Bill is a short timer.

 
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