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 Jack Bicknell
Jack Bicknell
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Jack Bicknell

    - In 10 seasons, he coached the Football Eagles to 59 victories and four post-season bowl games - restoring the Boston College football program to the top tier of college gridiron competition..

    - His teams were innovative on offense and hard-hitting on defense: accurately reflecting his easy-going and engaging personality, yet unflinching focus and determination to succeed.

    - Coach Bicknell's teams played in the 1982 Tangerine Bowl, 1983 Liberty Bowl, 1985 Cotton Bowl and 1986 Hall of Fame Bowl, and won the Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy as Eastern Champion in both 1983 and 1984. In addition to winning the Cotton Bowl Championship, his 1984 squad (10-2) was ranked among the nation's top teams and featured Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie.

    - An assistant coach on Joe Yukica's BC staff from 1968-75, he helped the Eagles establish a number of offensive records during that period.

    - Served as a head coach in NFL Europe for 15 seasons, leading his teams to two World Bowl championships.

    - Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007.