Aug. 26, 2011
Country music superstar Kenny Chesney spoke to the Boston College football team this morning during a team meeting in the Yawkey Athletics Center. Chesney is in the area to perform in concert tonight and tomorrow at Gillette Stadium.
Coach Frank Spaziani assembled the team at 9:45 a.m. and played Chesney's music video "The Boys of Fall," which chronicles the emotion involved with the game of football. At the conclusion of the video, Spaziani surprised the team by introducing Chesney, who received a standing ovation.
Chesney spoke to the team about the importance of personal sacrifice and sacrifice as a team in order to achieve goals. Spaziani presented Chesney with a Boston College football jersey and hat.
The meeting was arranged by Director of Athletics Gene DeFilippo.