Will Phil Jurkovec Play Against UVA?

An update on Boston College's quarterback heading into the UVA game

(Update Wednesday 2:30) During his press conference on Wednesday, the final presser before the game on Saturday, Jeff Hafley spoke on Phil Jurkovec's injury. "Phil looks good, I feel confident as long as he continues to progress he'll play," he told the media. This sounds like that the injury is probably minor, and unless there is a flareup or some set back, Phil Jurkovec will be playing on Saturday


(Update, Monday 11:13) New depth chart is released and Phil Jurkovec and David Bailey are both listed as starters. Take that with a grain of salt, these are usually not completely reliable as coaches evaluate situations as the week progresses. 

(Update: 1:00pm) Jeff Hafley spoke today to reporters and said that Phil Jurkovec had x-rays and that it came back clear. Also said he talked to David Bailey this morning who said he was feeling good.  "I'm pretty optimistic at this point so we'll see what happens." Will get further updates later this week

(Update 8:15am) After the game head coach Jeff Hafley said that he had no updates on either injuries, and that Jurkovec would be meeting with trainers after the game. He could not speak to the severity of either injuries but did say that he would try to give an update on both either on Sunday or Tuesday this week during his media availability. 

In the third quarter Boston College lost both their starting quarterback and starting running back as David Bailey and Phil Jurkovec are out. Jurkovec went down with a lower leg injury in the third quarter that looked to be non contact, but was seen moving around the sidelines with a headset on. 

Dennis Grosel who started the second half of last season will be the starting quarter back for the remainder of the game. He threw for 983 yards, 8 touchdowns and three interceptions last season after an injury to Anthony Brown---against Louisville. 

David Bailey went down with an upper body injury, but it was unclear what happened to him. Patrick Garwo will most likely be the primary back for the remainder of the game. He returned this week after an injury kept him out the past handful of games, 

Stay tuned we will provide more updates as they come up. 

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