Friday, September 01, 2017

In-game comments post: Northern Illinois

Another season and maybe a new era of BC Football starts tonight.

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199 comments:

Big Jack Krack said...

Posted this on another earlier thread.

BTW - This is the NIU Huskies "Blackout BC" Game. Fans will be wearing black.

Don't know how many fans will be there, as this is the start of the long Labor Day Weekend.

Northerners like to "get away" on the last weekend of the summer, and I'm not sure if NIU students are in school yet.

Still, there will probably be 20K fans in attendance in black attire, and we know that small stadiums can be very loud.

Go BC - beat NIU tonight!!!! :-)

Chris said...

BC 20 NIU 0.

eagleboston said...

Wow! Undefeated BC taking on Northern Illinois.

Go Eagles!

EagleOutDere said...

AB is starting QB

eagleboston said...

Just like last year. Drive-killing penalties and dropped passes. Ugh

ATL_eagle said...

Brown looked fine. Drive not his fault.

CT said...

Wow. Kind of proud of Wade.

eagleboston said...

Agree, ATL. Brown's pass was perfect.

TGS said...

3rd and 17 and a run. Shocked. Such imagination by the Daz.

ATL_eagle said...

That drive was not as good. Bad play on the throw out of bounds and terrible int.

eagleboston said...

That was not a good pass. Brown willl get eaten alive in the ACC if he does not learn fast.

TGS said...

Khead on Wednesday. Such an expert.

knucklehead 5:13 PM
Wade is starting. Line is decreasing.

eagleboston said...

Defense looks good so far.

eagleboston said...

I jinxed them. Bad penalty.

CT said...

Wucjiak and Daniels cut today. Sad.

Tim said...

This game is painful to watch

eagleboston said...

Same old offense. Crap, crap, crap.

John said...

WTF Loeffler?

notfadeaway said...

Our offense is pitiful. Fire this shame of a head coach already.

ATL_eagle said...

Time to give another RB a chance. Hilliman hesitating too much.

TGS said...

3rd and 6, pitch "pass".
Wide open offense my ass.
BC fans have been suckered again by the Daz.

TeddyE said...

Poor coaching = lots of penalties. And one solid short and creative series ruined by a dropped ball, an INT and then conservative play calling. It's not easy being an Eagle.

TGS said...

Glenn Foley look a like at QB for NIU.

CT said...

We're warming up. Not easy being 21 yrs old.

Chris said...

BC offense is juking NIU's defense out of their shoes.

knucklehead said...

Then it went back up. Brown started.

knucklehead said...

TGS. You have contributed nothing to this blog from a sports perspective. Literally nothing

TGS said...

3rd and 15, settle for long FG attempt.
Bad and boring.

ATL_eagle said...

Hey! A long FG!

TGS said...

And there goes Khead with his usual non sequitur.
Just shut up and admit you were wrong as usual.

John said...

Great Defense.

Tim said...

I just fell asleep for a few minutes.

knucklehead said...

TGS again zero contribution.

Chris said...

THIS IS GOING TO BE A LONG YEAR! FIRE ADDAZIO!!!!

knucklehead said...

You don't know anything about sports. I remember the game you first started up on here. Against Clemson. It was a an embarrassment. All bizarre political talk. Zero sports.

del olio said...

boy, I'm glad we kept the QB decision quiet cuz otherwise we'd probably be down by 10 in the second quarter. Oh, wait/

eagleboston said...

Number 2, the end, went way too far inside on that keeper. He needs to contain on the outside. I know the fumbled snap might have caused him to lose focus, but that is a critical mistake. This team seems to be exactly like last year. Look for a 3rd quarter timeout by Addazio.

knucklehead said...

. . . Loser.

John said...

Wow - is our DC up to the task?

Our Defense looks terrible and this isn't good.

Let's go coaches - get this going!

eagleboston said...

Correction, it was not a fumbled snap, just a great read option.

TGS said...

BC uniforms are uglier than Khead's sister.

John said...

Kobay White. Let's go Addazio - play your best players.

knucklehead said...

Stupid.

John said...

Pitiful.

Edmonds 632 said...

Well the new season enthusiasm has certainly waned

del olio said...

the senior leaders aren't

TGS said...

Khead, I was calling for Daz's head way back when you were praising his contract extension.
You are a Daz suck up who just a few days ago said he deserves to survive even with a 5-7 record this year.

knucklehead said...

Looks like Glenn Foley, the uniforms are not to your liking. Speaking of non sequitur. Idiot.

eagleboston said...

Typical Addazio coached team. Just when you get momentum, the team has a mental breakdown and kills yet another drive. This guy just has no clue how to coach a game.

Big Ern said...

Joe Moorhead. Now.

knucklehead said...

No you were not. You were on here bitching about politics. Incessantly. You don't know any about sports. It is obvious.

John said...

WTF

ATL_eagle said...

Addazio does not have this team ready and they don't look mentally tough.

knucklehead said...

You critique everything I say. You love it. Cannot get enough of KHead.

TGS said...

Face it, I've been correctly negative since early in 2015 season. Anyone who knows the game realized the Daz had to go after the WF fiasco in 15. You however, have staunchly defended the tool, probably because you are also inept in your career and therefore feel a certain kinship with the loser.

knucklehead said...

TGS. You love the KHead. Every inch of it.

Chris said...

CALL CHIP!!!!!

del olio said...

based on performance thus far it would not be too difficult to make the case that NIU appears to be the better-coached, more mature team

ATL_eagle said...

Hey, maybe they should have been playing Landry more?

John said...

#2 looks bad - giving up the edge too often.

knucklehead said...

Blah blah blah. Keep trying to defend your lack of sports knowledge. Moron.

Chris said...

CALL CHIP KELLY!!!

Edmonds 632 said...

Gonna be a long season with this clown in charge

BC fan since the 1960s said...

They are playing a team from the MAC that was 5-7 last year. Coaching continues to be horrendous and they have Division 1-AA talent. Lethal combination

John said...

That's a disgrace. Loeffler is on notice.

ATL_eagle said...

Once again, give the other RBs a chance.

Chris said...

So happy they're serving alcohol this year, at least it will dull the pain of another miserable year. BC is going 0-12 this year. Terrible.

del olio said...

it would not be unfair or inaccurate to say that there are more Huskies in the BC backfield than Eagles on BC running plays.

Edmonds 632 said...

Let Dillon take some handoffs. Hilliman has nothing going

Tim said...

I used to enjoy watching BC football

AlbanyEagle said...

Do not put Hilliman back in.

eagleboston said...

Chris, best post of the 2017 season so far.

EagleOutDere said...

Glad I am not having to watch this.

Big Ern said...

Doesn't matter how much booze is being sold. They have proven this year is more of the same run, run, penalty/gaffs, punt mentality. See you in 2018.

Big Jack Krack said...

What's worse? 3 up the middle or 3 up tempo up the middle?

Loeffler had better start showing something. Addazio too.

This is pitiful so far, and I'm with Tim.

Our OL looks bad - as usual.

eagleboston said...

I know the back-up QB is always the fan favorite, but how long do we tolerate this ineptitude? Is Wade just terrible?

Big Jack Krack said...

Let's go, players. Take off your own shackles.

Big Ern said...

Up tempo!! We get stuffed at the Line. Stuffed fastBoston's College!

eagleboston said...

Basic fundamentals lacking. Smith takes/ off upfield before he receives the ball.

eagleboston said...

I thought the strength of our team was the running game.

Edmonds 632 said...

Dillon goes in for one. Yanked. Back to Hilliman. Smh.

Big Jack Krack said...

I like #3, but we have better receivers.

Kobay White!!!!!!

Georgia Eagle said...

I can't get the broadcast -thankfully. But it sounds like a worse-case scenario with a 2-10 record. Where are all you rah,rahs now with your predictions of 8 or 9 wins. Partisan idiots.

ATL_eagle said...

The only team that has adapted to tempo is NIU. Injuries and shoes.

del olio said...

addazio's body language/demeanor on the sideline is that of a petulant child ... lack of maturity

knucklehead said...

Pass blocking is decent so far. Run blocking is pathetic.

ATL_eagle said...

The OLINE is not doing Hilliman any favors.

Edmonds 632 said...

2-2 on field goals. Never thought I would see those days again.

Big Jack Krack said...

Wow - wide open TE.

ATL_eagle said...

Now they need to keep NIU from scoring.

eagleboston said...

How did Brown miss that guy?

Big Jack Krack said...

Our Offensive Line is not getting the job done.

Edmonds 632 said...

1-23 when trailing at the half under Daz. Good Lord.

Big Jack Krack said...

Steve Addazio is 1 and 23 when trailing at the half. :-)

Let's get the players on the field who can bring us to victory.

Chris said...

How can an offensive line be so experienced yet so pathetic??????

del olio said...

this is a big play moment

ATL_eagle said...

This possession is critical. Need some points.

ATL_eagle said...

The 1-23 stat is so telling. Can never out coach anyone.

del olio said...

that was very good

Edmonds 632 said...

Touchdown Eagles!

ATL_eagle said...

Airing it out worked. Nice drive.

Chris said...

Touchdown!!! Now FIRE ADDAZIO!

del olio said...

so the first 29:30 was rope and dope?

knucklehead said...

I liked the screen to Kobay. Line cannot run block. That play will be key for them this season.

Patriots used to run that on the early 2000's when they couldn't run.

ATL_eagle said...

Not a great half, but the blueprint is there on how to win. Throw and keep NIU off balance with end arounds.

Big Jack Krack said...

Congratulations #3 - great job and shut me up. :-)

Now we see what kind of potential we have. Kobay White looks awfully good.

Brown has a gun and he can move.

I don't know what to think of Hilliman. It seems as though the Defense knows exactly what he's going to do and our OLine is letting them through.

Come on OLine - knock these guys off the ball and give your RB a chance.

Go BC - we're looking for your potential to at least = 3 more TDs in the 2nd half.

Section D said...

A light bulb went off about 1/2 through second quarter.

Let's build on good D and good O we just saw

(But OL had issue. The WVU dude #74 looks terrible )

BC fan since the 1960s said...

They are playing a below .500 MAC team. A team that would lose by 60 points or more to Clemson or Florida State. The first 29:30 was who they are

CT said...

The difference between the Patriots and everyone else? The Patriots cheat.

Chris said...

Glass half full, at least a few 10 ranked teams are struggling against inferior opponents tonight. If BC breaks away and wins by at least 2 touchdowns, I'll feel better about this team.

Chris said...

Up 25!

del olio said...

@BC fan since the 60s: I am afraid you're are completely right ... allow me my solace for now :)

CT said...

Seriously. First game.

CT said...

I accept all 25 jokes. Because I'm Catholic. I believe in never being happy. That's how you build a church.

Big Jack Krack said...

OK Guys. Let's go.

ATL_eagle said...

Brown has a strong arm.

CT said...

Freshman throw.

del olio said...

@ CT "I accept all 25 jokes. Because I'm Catholic. I believe in never being happy. That's how you build a church." Hilarious!

AlbanyEagle said...

I like that we keep throwing. And keeping the tempo going. Some bad throws and I don't know if this pass blocking will hold against ACC defenses, but I like Brown so far. Not afraid to sling it. Hate to lose, or even be this close against what should be an inferior team, but the style is a lot more fun to watch.
And D seems to be settling down.

ATL_eagle said...

Another good defensive stand. 13 points might be enough to win.

Big Jack Krack said...

All right - how about we drive down and score this time?

Big Jack Krack said...

ATL - let's get 34 points tonight. :-)

ATL_eagle said...

In fairness, Hilliman made something out of nothing.

CT said...

Brown is promising so far.

knucklehead said...

Run blocking looks better this quarter.

del olio said...

Has the OL just worn down the other side or are they blocking much better on the run in the last few series?

ATL_eagle said...

Another great drive.

Edmonds 632 said...

More like it should be tonight! TD Eagles.

AlbanyEagle said...

Love love love Brown's confidence.

Chris said...

Anthony Brown looks like a black version of Glenn Foley. The way he sits back there and fires it in.

Big Jack Krack said...

What's going on with the D?

ATL_eagle said...

NIU is making adjustments on offense. Can our D?

Chris said...

Defense looks slow

del olio said...

pretty good play calling and execution for NIU

ATL_eagle said...

That was a terrible drive for the D.

CT said...

Yeah. Their 3rd misdirection. Hard to learn.

AlbanyEagle said...

This ain't Don Brown's D.

Edmonds 632 said...

Really bad for the D that drive. Time to sling it again.

eagleboston said...

Defenders are constantly out of position, That is on the coaches

CT said...

Elite Defense.

Big Jack Krack said...

I've been watching BC Football for a long time. This D is highly suspect.

This game is now in doubt.

ATL_eagle said...

Now it is a game again.

Edmonds 632 said...

One more quarter to see what they're made of

AlbanyEagle said...

Where is Landry?!

CT said...

Landry is good.

Big Jack Krack said...

It's tough to have any confidence that our D will stop this go ahead TD.

Unreal.

knucklehead said...

Interesting he wasn't named captain. Picked by the players.

del olio said...

This outs Addazio in the position of having to be good at something he has not handled well in the past: game management

knucklehead said...

Completely real. Haven't you been watching BC football for the last 30 years +.

knucklehead said...

. . . Never easy.

ATL_eagle said...

The near turnovers tonight are also going to haunt us if we lose.

CT said...

Yeah the captain thing is interesting.

AlbanyEagle said...

Landry IS good. Obviously.
But where is he tonight?

Chris said...

Pathetic

Chris said...

BC doesn't deserve to be in the ACC.

CT said...

Listen. If we're rolling with AB, then we have to reset our expectations.

John said...

High school punt.

CT said...

On some level, u gotta respect Daz.

eagleboston said...

Look on the bright side - we have all 3 timeouts

ATL_eagle said...

Huge stop there by the D on 4th down.

del olio said...

OK. It is gut check time. Time to separate the men from the boys. Do or die. There is no tomorrow. Last chance. Fight or flee.

knucklehead said...

Play action to Kobay

del olio said...

tough night for baker

knucklehead said...

That call was bullshit.

AlbanyEagle said...

Nice punt

ATL_eagle said...

That was what we needed. Now get some damn points.

AlbanyEagle said...

Thank God this NIU QB sucks

CT said...

Good coverage wins.

CT said...

The program is officially Brown's.

John said...

Our Offensive Line stinks.

This is tough to watch.

Put in the second string OLine.

knucklehead said...

The line sucks. When does Justin Frye get held accountable for it? Been 4 years of poor play and no improvement.

John said...

This is tough to watch and I have early golf

Our OLine stinks. Bring on the second string if we get a chance

This is NIUs to win with a long drive.

John said...

I'm with Knuckle - Frye must go.

del olio said...

third and 10. time to stop. good job

ATL_eagle said...

Another good defensive stand.

CT said...

Yeah. Landry.

Napolean Bonaparte said...

Do you think we have a chance against FSU?

CT said...

There u go daz

ATL_eagle said...

Glad he went for it on 4th.

John said...

True freshman center.

del olio said...

late flag

John said...

Let's run 32 up the middle.

del olio said...

wow

Edmonds 632 said...

3(?!) field goals in one game?

ATL_eagle said...

Now it is up to the D. Brown put together good drives during tight moments.

John said...

This game is not over by any means.

Go BC

John said...

NIU will now go for the win outright. Unreal.

ATL_eagle said...

Sometimes it is okay to be lucky.

John said...

I actually feel bad for that kid, unless it was tipped.it might have been.

We were lucky to win for sure.

EagleOutDere said...

One of the ugliest games I've ever listened to.

John said...
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Chris said...

Winning is winning, doesn't matter if it's by an inch or a mile. - Vin Diesel

JBQ said...

Give the devil his due. Brown looked good and the kicking game was very good. The announcer said that the NIU kicker could not follow through on the field goal because of pressure from the outside and mentioned Cameron Moore. The kid didn't miss it outright.

Bravesbill said...

So to summarize: the offense is bad. The o-line and running game are brutal. The defense is vastly overrated. Lord help us the only bright spot on the team was special teams. BC got really lucky to win after being outplayed and out coached. 4 wins tops this year.

STL_eagle said...

Not pretty but I will take it. Jury is still out. There were some things to be excited about but enough to be concerned about how the season will go.

Napolean Bonaparte said...

What a gift! Two years in a row by 3. Glad to see we've turned the corner.

Section D said...

Better to be Lucky than Good

A fitting summary of tonight.

eagleboston said...

Hats off to new special teams coach Ricky Brown. They were nearly flawless tonight.

CT said...

Well. The future is now with Brown. Credit Daz for that.

The Oline is an issue. I think the next couple of years will see the same posts over and over. Can't wait.

I like winning. Let's move on.