B.C. Head Coach Steve Addazio welcomes the Group

Bob Reynolds Named Burton Award Recipient

 

savings products and services, life insurance, annuities, and executive benefits products. Prior to joining Putnam in 2008, Reynolds was the Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Fidelity Investments.

The Burton Award will be presented Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the Chapter’s 41st Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet at the Boston/Newton Marriott. Ticket information is available here.



President and Chief Executive Officer of Putnam Investments and long time high school football official Bob Reynolds has been named the recipient of the Ron Burton Distinguished American Award by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation. In addition to his work in the financial community and on the field Reynolds was a finalist for the position of NFL Commissioner following the retirement of Paul Taglibue.

Reynolds currently serves as President of the Putnam Funds and is President and CEO of Great-West Financial, one of the nation’s top providers of retirement

Endicott's Craig Anderson to Receive Daly Award

In the classroom Anderson is a Criminal Justice major. For the 2015 season he was selected a first-team Academic All-America by the College Sports Information Directors of America and has been a two time member of the NEFC All-Academic team (freshmen are not eligible under Conference rules).


Anderson has also continued the interest he has in community service he began in high school.  He coordinated the Pennies for Patients fund raiser for Children’s Hospital, and has served as a Pop Warner football and recreation basketball coach. He has also assisted in the organization of a Santa Foundation fundraiser, and working with his teammates has raised over $10,000 over a two-year span with the Relay for Life. Other community service activities include participating in spring clean-up for the elderly in Beverly, Endicott College Buddies, and the YMCA Christmas 5K.


The Daly Award will be presented Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the Chapter’s 41st Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet at the Boston/Newton Marriott. Ticket information is available here.

report on B.C.'s spring practice as part of an ESPN series.  The two capped off the clinic by discussing some of the issues facing  football today, particularly the issue of concussions.


Following the clinic sessions and the address by the ESPN stars, the coaches in attendance were invited to watch a Boston College practice session on Alumni Field.


The clinic was sponsored by New Balance, with additional support from the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association.

Over 300 high school football coaches over a geographic area stretching from Maine to Pennsylvania were in attendance at the Annual Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter Coaches Clinic held April 2 at Boston College. The day featured six clinic sessions as well as a surprise appearance by ESPN personalities Danny Kanell and Joe Tessitore.

Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter 

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Chapter Coaches Clinic Draws over 300


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Chapter Selects 2016 Scholar Athletes
33 scholar-athletes representing 25 different high schools have been selected as the 2016 Scholar-Athletes by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation.

The High School Scholar-Athlete Awards are given to those graduating seniors in the Chapter footprint who have achieved excellence on the gridiron, in the classroom, and in the community.       

Eight schools had two recipients each. They were: Central Catholic, Danvers, Lincoln-Sudbury, Marshfield, Milton Academy, Needham, St. John’s Prep and Xaverian Brothers.

The Scholar-Athlete Awards will be presented Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the Chapter’s 41st Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet at the Boston/Newton Marriott. Ticket information is available here.


The 2016 Grinold Chapter Scholar-Athletes.

B.C. Head Coach Steve Addazio welcomes the Group

B.C. Senior Associate AD Barry Gallup, Joe Tessitore, Danny Kanell, and Clinic Coordinator Charlie Stevenson with Kanell's daughter

Tessitore, a B.C. graduate, and Kanell were on hand to

Endicott College defensive tackle Craig Anderson, a 2013 Scholar-Athlete selection of the Jack Grinold Chapter, has been named the recipient of the fifth annual Jack Daly Award for Academics, Citizenship and Football.

Anderson, a junior from Franklin, has had a strong career on the field for Endicott. He was the New England Football Conference (NEFC) Rookie of the Year as a freshman, was a second team all-conference pick as a sophomore and a first team selection in 2015 when he led the Conference in sacks with nine.