Boston College Football

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Steve Addazio

Head Coach


Steve Addazio was named Boston Colleges 35th head football coach in December of 2012 and wasted no time making his mark on the program. Addazio took over an Eagles program that had suffered back-to-back losing seasons for the first time in 14 years and engineered a remarkable turnaround. In what were supposed to be rebuilding years, Addazio led the Eagles to back-to-back bowl games in 2013 and 2014. Coach Addazio became the first Boston College coach to bring the Eagles to 4 bowls in his first 5 years.




Frank Leonard

Assistant Head Coach – Tight Ends


This is Leonard’s sixth season at BC and third as the assistant head coach. He is also the tight ends coach for the Eagles.




Scot Loeffler

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks


Entering his 20th season coaching at the collegiate level and his third at Boston College. Tutored seven quarterbacks who went on to play in the NFL: Tom Brady, Tim Tebow, Brian Griese, Chad Henne, Drew Henson, John Navarre and Logan Thomas




Jim Reid

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers


Entering his 45th year coaching, his 43nd at the collegiate level and his second as the defensive coordinator at Boston College; spent the 2008-09 seasons as outside linebackers coach for the Miami Dolphins.





Anthony Campanile

Assistant Coach – Defensive Backs


Entering his seventh season coaching at the collegiate level and his third at Boston College; coached high school football in New Jersey for six years.






Ricky Brown

Special Teams Coordinator/Sam Backers


Ricky Brown enters his second season coaching for the Boston College football program. Brown was an outstanding linebacker for the Eagles from 2002-05 and won the 2005 Scanlan Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a BC football player as it recognizes accomplishments on the field, in the classroom and in the community.






Justin Frye

Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line


Entering his 12th year coaching and his sixth as offensive line coach at Boston College. Led the Eagle offensive line in its return to prominence in his first season at the Heights in 2013.Structured and guided an offensive line that yielded a Heisman Memorial Trophy finalist and the Atlantic Coast Conferences first Doak Walker Award recipient in running back Andre Williams, who became the 16th player in FBS history to rush for 2,000 yards in the regular season.




Rich Gunnell

Assistant Coach – Wide Receivers


Entering his seventh year coaching and his second as the wide receivers coach at Boston College; returns to The Heights as he was a graduate assistant at BC. He was a four-year wide receiver at Boston College (2006-09) and captain and team MVP in 2009.




Antoine Smith

Assistant Coach – Defensive Line


Antoine Smith joins the Boston College coaching ranks after spending the 2017 season as the Director of Football Initiatives.  Prior to arriving at Boston College Smith was the defensive line coach at Texas State.





Bill Sheridan

Assistant Coach – Linebackers


Bill Sheridan enters his 37th year coaching and his first as the Boston College linebackers coach.  Sheridan’s previous 12 years were spent in the NFL as either linebackers coach or defensive coordinator.




Brian White

Assistant Coach – Running Backs


In his 32nd year coaching and his fourth at Boston College. After coaching the wide receivers for the Eagles in 2015, Coach White is now the running backs coach. The 2004 winner of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division I Assistant Coach of the Year, while the offensive coordinator at Wisconsin.


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