July 23, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- With the start of preseason football camp just two weeks away, Boston College senior LB Steele Divitto and senior QB Chase Rettig traveled to Greensboro, N.C., to participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference's annual kickoff event leading up to the college football season.
The annual event, which began Sunday, features the leagues head coaches and student-athletes from each school - one offensive and one defensive player. After arriving in Greensboro Saturday evening, Divitto and Rettig posed for photographs and conducted interviews with the media. Both players expressed their optimism and excitement for the start of preseason camp on Monday, Aug. 5. The Eagles' season kicks off against Villanova on Saturday, Aug. 31 at noon on ESPNNews.
Here are a few photos, videos and stories from the event:
- The Boston Globe's Mike Vega writes: Steve Addazio" target="_blank">BC football recruiting being modernized by Steve Addazio
- ACC One-On-One with Boston College head football coach Steve Addazio, who joins Tom Werme and Riley Skinner on the ACC Digital Network set. Addazio talks about his first year coaching in the ACC, expectations for Chase Rettig and the offense, and more:
- Senior QB Chase Rettig joins Tom Werme and Riley Skinner on the ACC Digital Network set. The Boston College quarterback discusses Steve Addazio's coaching style, his adjustment to another offensive coordinator, and more:
The members of the Atlantic Coast Conference media Monday selected the Boston College football team to finish seventh in the Atlantic Division.
1. Clemson Tigers (102) - 815
2. Florida St. Seminoles (18) - 731
3. N.C. State Wolfpack - 490
4. Wake Forest Demon Deacons - 392
5. Maryland Terrapins - 373
6. Syracuse Orange - 320
7. Boston College Eagles - 211
1. Miami Hurricanes (65) - 736
2. Virginia Tech Hokies (27) - 654
3. North Carolina Tar Heels (22) - 649
4. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (6) - 522
5. Pittsburgh Panthers - 313
6. Virginia Cavaliers - 230
7. Duke Blue Devils - 228
The Eagles went 2-10 last season (1-7 in the conference) in 2012.