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Boston College Eagles Football
The BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES FOOTBALL team represents Boston College in the sport of American football
American football
. The Eagles compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Begun in 1892, Boston
Boston
College's football team was one of six "Major College" football programs in New England
New England
as designated by NCAA classifications, starting in 1938. By 1981, and for the remainder of the twentieth century, BC was New England's sole Division I-A program. It has amassed a 624–444–37 record and is 99–54 since the turn of the 21st century. Steve Addazio is currently the team's head coach. Boston College is one of only two Catholic universities that field a team in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the other being Notre Dame
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Captain (sports)
In team sports, CAPTAIN is a title given to a member of the team. The title is frequently honorary, but in some cases the captain may have significant responsibility for strategy and teamwork while the game is in progress on the field. In either case, it is a position that indicates honor and respect from one's teammates – recognition as a leader by one's peers. In association football (soccer) and cricket , a captain is also known as a SKIPPER. Depending on the sport, team captains may be given the responsibility of interacting with game officials regarding application and interpretation of the rules. In many team sports, the captains represent their respective teams when the match official does the coin toss at the beginning of the game. Various sports have differing roles and responsibilities for team captains
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Coach (sport)
In sports , a COACH is a person involved in the direction, instruction and training of the operations of a sports team or of individual sportspeople . A coach may also be a teacher . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Support staff * 3 Association football
Association football
* 4 Baseball
Baseball
* 5 American football
American football
* 6 United Kingdom * 7 United States * 8 Preparation * 9 Game plan * 10 See also * 11 Notes * 12 References HISTORYThe original sense of the word coach is that of a horse-drawn carriage , deriving ultimately from the Hungarian city of Kocs where such vehicles were first made. Students at the University of Oxford
University of Oxford
in the early nineteenth century used the slang word to refer to a private tutor who would drive a less able student through his examinations just like horse driving
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Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
The MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cambridge, Massachusetts
, United States. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States , MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering . The Institute is traditionally known for its research and education in the physical sciences and engineering , but more recently in biology , economics , linguistics and management as well. MIT is often cited among the world's best universities by various organizations . As of 2017 , 88 Nobel laureates , 52 National Medal of Science recipients, 65 Marshall Scholars , 45 Rhodes Scholars , 38 MacArthur Fellows , 34 astronauts , 21 Turing award winners , 16 Chief Scientists of the U.S. Air Force and 6 Fields Medalists have been affiliated with MIT
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U.S. House Of Representatives
MAJORITY (238) * Republican (238)MINORITY (193) * Democratic (193)VACANT (4) * Vacant (4) LENGTH OF TERM Two years ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM First-past-the-post in most states; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 states LAST ELECTION November 8, 2016 NEXT ELECTION November 6, 2018 REDISTRICTING State legislatures or redistricting commissions , varies by state MEETING PLACE House of Representatives chamber United States Capitol
United States Capitol

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College Of The Holy Cross
College of the Holy Cross
College of the Holy Cross
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places
LOCATION Fenwick and O'Kane Halls, surrounding landscaping COORDINATES 42°14′21″N 71°48′30″W / 42.23917°N 71.80833°W / 42.23917; -71.80833 Coordinates : 42°14′21″N 71°48′30″W / 42.23917°N 71.80833°W / 42.23917; -71.80833 AREA 2.6 acres (1.1 ha) BUILT 1843 ARCHITECT Lamb, Capt. Edward, et al ARCHITECTURAL STYLE Classical Revival, Gothic, Second Empire MPS Worcester MRA NRHP REFERENCE # 80000491 ADDED TO NRHP March 5, 1980The COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS or HOLY CROSS is a private, undergraduate, Roman Catholic, Jesuit liberal arts college located in Worcester, Massachusetts , United States
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Varsity Team
VARSITY is an alteration and shortening of the term university. The meaning differs depending on the region, but is usually related to sporting activity. CONTENTS * 1 Varsity in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
* 2 Varsity in North America * 3 Varsity in the Netherlands
Netherlands
* 4 Varsity in South Africa
South Africa
* 5 See also * 6 References VARSITY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM Main article: Varsity match In the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, VARSITY TEAM or varsity club refers to groups participating in varsity matches in sport or other competitions between rival universities , most famously Oxford University
Oxford University
vs. Cambridge University ; also King\'s College
College
London vs. University College
College
London , University of Bristol vs
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Joseph Drum
JOSEPH C. DRUM (May 1, 1874 – March 14, 1926) was an American football player and coach. He served as the first head football coach at Boston College . He, along with future Congressman Joseph F. O\'Connell , were the founders of BC football team in 1892. When the team began play in 1893, Drum was named the team's head coach, then an unpaid position. Drum was also the team's first quarterback . On October 26, 1893, he scored BC's first ever touchdown on a fumble recovery. It was the only score in BC's 4–0 victory over Saint John\'s Literary Institute . He died of pneumonia in 1926. Boston College football team, 1893 HEAD COACHING RECORD YEAR TEAM OVERALL CONFERENCE STANDING BOWL/PLAYOFFS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES (Independent) (1893) 1893 Boston College 3–3 BOSTON COLLEGE: 3–3 TOTAL: 3–3REFERENCES * ^ Lancaster, F.H.; Birmingham, E.F. (1920)
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AP Poll
The ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP POLL) provides weekly rankings of the top 25 NCAA teams in one of three Division I college sports: football , men's basketball and women\'s basketball . The rankings are compiled by polling 65 sportswriters and broadcasters from across the nation. Each voter provides his own ranking of the top 25 teams, and the individual rankings are then combined to produce the national ranking by giving a team 25 points for a first place vote, 24 for a second place vote, and so on down to 1 point for a twenty-fifth place vote. Ballots of the voting members in the AP Poll are made public. CONTENTS* 1 College football
College football
* 1.1 History * 1.2 No. 1 vs. No
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Coaches' Poll
The COACHES POLL is a weekly ranking of the top 25 NCAA
NCAA
Division I Football Bowl Subdivision
Football Bowl Subdivision
(FBS) college football , Division I college basketball , and Division I college baseball teams. The football version of the poll has been known officially as the AMWAY COACHES POLL since 2014. The football rankings are compiled by the Amway Board of Coaches which is made up of 62 head coaches at Division I FBS institutions. All coaches are members of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). The basketball rankings are compiled by the USA Today
USA Today
Sports Board of Coaches which is made up of 32 head coaches at Division I institutions. All are members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)
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Society Of Jesus
The SOCIETY OF JESUS (S.J. – from Latin
Latin
: Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
which originated in sixteenth-century Spain
Spain
. The members are called JESUITS. The society is engaged in evangelization and apostolic ministry in 112 nations on six continents. Jesuits work in education (founding schools, colleges, universities, and seminaries), intellectual research, and cultural pursuits. Jesuits also give retreats, minister in hospitals and parishes, sponsor direct social ministries , and promote ecumenical dialogue . Ignatius of Loyola , a Basque nobleman from the Pyrenees
Pyrenees
area of northern Spain, founded the society after discerning his spiritual vocation while recovering from a wound sustained in the Battle of Pamplona
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Joseph F. O'Connell
JOSEPH FRANCIS O\'CONNELL (December 7, 1872 – December 10, 1942) was a Massachusetts
Massachusetts
lawyer, law professor, politician and U.S. Representative . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Foundation of Boston
Boston
College\'s football team * 3 Admission to the bar * 4 Marriage and family * 5 Elections to Congress * 6 1917 Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Constitutional Convention * 7 Democratic National Conventions * 8 Later public service and political activity * 9 Career in academia * 10 Death * 11 References * 11.1 Bibliography * 12 External links * 12.1 Footnotes EARLY LIFEBorn in Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts
, O'Connell attended the Mather School of Boston
Boston
and prepared for college at St
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Sugar Bowl
The SUGAR BOWL is an annual American college football bowl game played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana . The Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl
has been played annually since January 1, 1935, and celebrated its 75th anniversary on January 2, 2009. The Sugar Bowl, along with the Orange Bowl
Orange Bowl
and Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl
, are the second-oldest bowl games in the country, behind the Rose Bowl Game . The Sugar Bowl
Sugar Bowl
is also a member of the College Football Playoff . Presently, its official title is the ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL after its current sponsor, the Allstate
Allstate
insurance company
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Mike Holovak
MICHAEL JOSEPH HOLOVAK (September 19, 1919 – January 27, 2008) was an American football
American football
player, coach, and executive. He played college football at Boston College , where he was named an All-American at fullback in 1942. Holovak was selected in the first round of the 1943 NFL Draft
NFL Draft
by the Cleveland Rams . After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he played in the National Football League
National Football League
(NFL) with the Rams, who had moved to Los Angeles, in 1946 and with the Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears
in 1947 and 1948. Holovak served as the head football coach at his alma mater, Boston College, from 1951 to 1959, compiling a record of 49–29–3
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Ernie Hefferle
ERNEST EDWARD HEFFERLE (January 12, 1915 – August 8, 2000) was an American football
American football
player and coach. He served as head football coach at Boston College from 1960 to 1961 and as the interim head coach for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League
National Football League
(NFL) in 1975. A football star at Duquesne University
Duquesne University
, Hefferle pulled in a fourth quarter bomb from Boyd Brombaugh to win the 1937 Orange Bowl for the Dukes. He served as a high school coach in South Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and Tarentum, Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1950. From 1951 to 1958, he was assistant coach at the University of Pittsburgh . In 1959, he was an assistant under Mike Nixon with the Washington Redskins
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College Football Data Warehouse
COLLEGE FOOTBALL DATA WAREHOUSE was an American college football statistics website that was established in 2000 and ceased operation in March 2017. The site compiled the yearly team records, game-by-game results, championships, and statistics of college football teams, conferences, and head coaches at the NCAA
NCAA
Division I FBS and Division I FCS levels, as well as those of some NCAA
NCAA
Division II , NCAA Division III , NAIA , NJCAA , and discontinued programs. The site listed as its references annual editions of Spalding's Official Football Guide, Street and Smith\'s Football Yearbooks , NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA record books and guides, and historical college football texts. College Football Data Warehouse was administered by Tex Noel and David DeLassus
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