Phil Jurkovec's Waiver Has Been Approved, Immediately Eligible To Play

A.J. Black

Boston College received big news on Tuesday, as it appears that quarterback Phil Jurkovec received his waiver to play in 2020. The team teased that the waiver had been approved on their Twitter account:

This was further confirmed by a source close to the situation, and the school

This is the end of the saga that has dragged on since Jurkovec transferred to the Eagles from Notre Dame back at the beginning of the year. News had been sparse for the program around his waiver, and the delay on the decision. BC had been left waiting on the results for over six months, while other programs have received waivers for their transfers rather quickly like in the case of J.T. Daniels at Georgia. 

This is mammoth news for the Eagles, as Jurkovec now gives the Eagles a high caliber quarterback with a huge ceiling. The quarterback will have three years of eligibility with the Eagles.

Back when he transferred, we spoke with Bryan Driskell who covers Notre Dame who gave this scouting report:

Jurkovec needs to put in the work to clean up his game and the BC staff needs to commit to developing him. If they do that he’s the kind of player that can put a program on his shoulders and make them better than they are. He’s not always going to look pretty doing it, but he’s a premium playmaker. If the coaches at BC are willing to let him be himself and build around who he is, instead of trying to fit him into a system that tries to limit his ability to freelance, he could end up being a star.

With Jurkovec, the Eagles now have what could turn out to be a well rounded dynamic offense. Jurkovec is a dual threat quarterback with a strong arm, who can also run, but he is surrounded by weapons. Bruising back David Bailey, tight end Hunter Long and a trio of receivers in Jaelen Gill, Kobay White and Zay Flowers, along with arguably the best offensive line in the ACC. 

The inmediate eligibility of Jurkovec adds an even bigger subplot when the Eagles take on the Fighting Irish this season in Chestnut Hill. 

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Comments (12)
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BCEagle1974
BCEagle1974

JUNE 30th >>>>>

FORTY. PHOTEE. FO'TY!

BC American football Offense will explode this year with a balanced lethal passing & running attack & average over 40 points a game.

No more Steroid Turtle Head in the Sand (or where the sun don't shine) incompetent play calling.

#LETITRIPJURKOVEC

@toweroftruth

Grumpy06
Grumpy06

Should improve the offense significantly

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A.J. Black
A.J. Black

Editor

Definitely. No offense to the other kids but the drop off at QB would have been huge

BCEagle1974
BCEagle1974

FORTY. PHOTEE. FO'TY!

BC Offense explodes this year w a balanced lethal passing & running attack & avg over 40+ game.

WE GOT PEOPLE on Offense & quick scoring & ball control can rest a developing defense!

Playoffs!

Miami!

BCEagle1974
BCEagle1974

Frankie's "Eagle Aerie-al Circus!" on Sept 4th!

#LIGHTITUP Bring back the Magic!

Get your Popcorn kids. Get your tickets. Be loud.

#Haftime has arrived.

GET ON THE TROLLEY!

GO EAGLES!

Jhale
Jhale

Drop off would be huge??How would one not take that comment offensively. Hope PJ5 works out but to say no one else is going to compete against him is a joke. You need to do a deeper dive on our quarterbacks instead of stating only your opinion as fact.

A.J. Black
A.J. Black

Editor

I have done this....multiple times and I stand by it. Tell me who on this roster would be able to put up numbers that Jurkovec is capable of?

bcmoderate77
bcmoderate77

Please go be offended somewhere else

Mitchkm7733
Mitchkm7733

LETS GO!!! BCDee absolutely killed it on this one! I cannot wait to see what he can do and how much he elevates this offense! I haven't been this excited since '07! The direction of this program is looking awesome so far. I really hope they get this season in!

BCEagle1974
BCEagle1974

BCFDEE's #FREEJURK