Boston College head soccer coach Jeff Hafley is returning to the National Football League.
Hafley will go away BC after 4 seasons and three athletic administrators to grow to be the defensive coordinator of the Green Bay Packers.
Green Bay shall be Hafley’s fourth NFL cease. He served as defensive backs coach with Tampa Bay (2012-13), Cleveland (2014-15) and San Francisco (2016-18).
Hafley was Ryan Day’s secondary coach and co-defensive coordinator at Ohio State earlier than coming to BC in 2020. Hafley started his tenure at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak and needed to conduct group conferences, participant interviews and recruitment visits on Zoom. The whole season was performed beneath a strict quarantine and just one participant caught COVID.
Hafley changed Steve Addazio and BC went 6-5 in his first season that included 10 ACC opponents. BC voted as a group to not compete in a postseason bowl after 11 straight video games that started with a highway win at Duke. BC went 6-6 the next season however their match towards East Carolina within the Military Bowl in Annapolis, Md., was cancelled by a coronavirus outbreak on the squad.
BC had it just one dropping season on Hafley’s watch, going 3-9 in 2022. He went 6-6 within the 2023 common season and, in his first bowl look, the Eagles upset No. 22 SMU, 23-14, within the Wasabi Fenway Bowl on Dec. 28 at Fenway Park. It was his remaining recreation at BC.
Hafley departs the Heights with an total report of 22-26 total and 12-22 within the ACC.
BC athletic director Blake James shall be accepting purposes to take advantage of vital rent of his tenure. BC opens the 2024 season on Labor Day at Florida State.